The Omen Films Ranked

The Omen Films Ranked

Known as one of the great horror franchises to spawn from the 1970s horror boom, ‘The Omen’ has scared for generations. In this edition of Ranked, Sophia Mae Patfield ranks each entry from worst to best.

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Caliber 9 (1972) Review

Caliber 9 (1972) Review

‘You Have to Accept It’: Fate and Power in Fernando di Leo’s Milano calibro 9 (Calibre 9, 1972). Review by Paul A J Lewis.

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How Music Reframes the Violence in You Were Never Really Here

How Music Reframes the Violence in You Were Never Really Here

How the music composed by Jonny Greenwood for ‘You Were Never Really Here’ borrows from Aphex Twin to create a dialogue between character and narrative. Essay by Cole Clark.

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How Every Element in the Final Sequence from ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ Works To Create A Wonderfully Disturbing Finale

How Every Element in the Final Sequence from ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ Works To Create A Wonderfully Disturbing Finale

How Anthony Minghella’s ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ borrows from Hitchcock and Film Noir to create a phenomenal and tense final sequence. Analysis by Sophie Cook.

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Lost in Translation: Romance in a Blur

Lost in Translation: Romance in a Blur

How Sofia Coppola crafted one of the most intimate and realistic depictions of romance in her boundary shattering 2003 film ‘Lost In Translation’. Article by Sophia Mae Patfield.

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Review

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Review

After success with ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz’, Edgar Wright took to North America with his off-kilter adaptation ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ (2010). Christopher Connor looks back in this retrospective review.

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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Sequel Makes Speedy Progress

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Sequel Makes Speedy Progress

News of a sequel to the 2020 record-breaking video game movie adaptation ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’. Which stars return? Who will direct? Full movie news story here.

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Blood Junkies (1993) Review

Blood Junkies (1993) Review

Once thought lost to an underhanded “distributor”, the story of how Scottish cult horror movie ‘Blood Junkies’ (1993) found a release is probably even more interesting than the film. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Billy Elliot (2000) Review

Billy Elliot (2000) Review

“It’s been twenty years since Billy Elliot burst onto cinema screens, and its portrait of the North East remains just as moving and inspiring today.” Angel Lloyd reviews ‘Billy Elliot’ (2000).

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