Bird Box (2018) Review

Bird Box (2018) Review

Susanne Bier’s Bird Box envisions a family trying to survive with their eyes shut in suicide-riddled world, where the act of seeing can drive humanity to the brink of destruction.

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20 The Film Magazine Articles to Read from 2018

20 The Film Magazine Articles to Read from 2018

20 of the absolute best The Film Magazine articles released in 2018 from our selection of 20 writers.

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The Lost Boys (1987) Snapshot Review

The Lost Boys (1987) Snapshot Review

The Lost Boys brought vampire narratives back into focus for the MTV-era with a peroxide mullet-sporting villain at the helm.

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Who Is Jareth In Labyrinth (1986) and Why Has He Got a Bulging Penis?

Who Is Jareth In Labyrinth (1986) and Why Has He Got a Bulging Penis?

Jareth’s penis bulge has finally been explained. Why is Bowie trying to chat up a child, and why did Jim Henson create a sexually charged labyrinth?

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Commando (1985) – Snapshot Review

Commando (1985) – Snapshot Review

Arnold Schwarzenegger takes up one of his most iconic roles as khaki-clad, tree carrying wonder John Matrix, on a mission to retrieve his kidnapped daughter, and help Bennett let off some steam.

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The Terminator (1984) Snapshot Review

The Terminator (1984) Snapshot Review

A film famously made as a result of high-temperature hallucinations, James Cameron created a nerve-twisting nightmare world of surrealist violence and bionic monstrosity.

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Working Girl (1988) Snapshot Review

Working Girl (1988) Snapshot Review

‘Working Girl’ proves that a simple plot can be transformed with a star-studded cast, and reminds us that rom-coms can be a backdrop to an empowering female narrative.

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Overboard (1987) Snapshot Review

Overboard (1987) Snapshot Review

A film that entirely encapsulates its title, ‘Overboard’ holds a cast of the decade’s cherished regulars whose performances are sure to smack a smile on the sternest of faces – if they can overlook the whole slave labour kidnapping sub-plot.

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Adventures In Babysitting (1987) Snapshot Review

Adventures In Babysitting (1987) Snapshot Review

A stood-up babysitter gets more than she bargained for when her efforts to retrieve her stranded bestie at the bus station are hilariously sabotaged at every turn. Elizabeth Shue stars in ‘Adventures in Babysitting’, as reviewed by Elizabeth Howlett.

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