Across the Universe (2007) Review

Across the Universe (2007) Review

50 years since The Beatles released their last album and subsequently split up for good, “audacious” 2007 tribute musical ‘Across the Universe’ continues to be relevant. Angel Lloyd reviews.

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10 Excellent Non-Christmas Films Set at Christmas

10 Excellent Non-Christmas Films Set at Christmas

Not every holiday favourite needs to be a trope-ridden festival of Christmas. Here are ten exceptional non-Christmas films that are set at Christmas. List by Louis B Scheuer.

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Can Physical Media Survive in the Age of Streaming?

Can Physical Media Survive in the Age of Streaming?

The fight between physical and digital media has reached a new level, leaving many to question whether there’s a future for physical media. Article by Luke Hinton.

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Dune (1984) – What David Lynch Got Right

Dune (1984) – What David Lynch Got Right

Much maligned by audiences, critics and even the director himself, David Lynch’s 1984 Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert’s iconic novel ‘Dune’ remains deserving of cult status. Louis B Scheuer explores why.

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‘In the Cut’ and How Marriage Can Kill You, Actually

‘In the Cut’ and How Marriage Can Kill You, Actually

How Jane Campion erotic thriller ‘In the Cut’ (2003) starring Meg Ryan subverted the expectations of the erotic thriller genre and has gone underappreciated for close to two decades. Article by Margaret Roarty.

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Kissing the Devil’s Arse: Witch-Hunting in Eurocult Cinema, c.1968-1976

Kissing the Devil’s Arse: Witch-Hunting in Eurocult Cinema, c.1968-1976

From the UK’s ‘Witchfinder General’ in 1968 to across Europe in the years that followed, witch-hunting in Eurocult cinema explored and examined by Paul A J Lewis.

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Funny Games and the Victimisation of the Audience

Funny Games and the Victimisation of the Audience

How Michael Haneke makes us as much the victims of his world-renowned horror film ‘Funny Games’ as he does his central characters. A feature essay by Jacob Heayes.

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New Order (2020) BFI LFF Review

New Order (2020) BFI LFF Review

‘New Order’ (2020), from Mexican filmmaker Michel Franco, is “a daunting but very well crafted art-house thriller”. Naian González Norvind stars. Review by Jack Cameron.

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Fractured (2018) Review

Fractured (2018) Review

If you’re looking for an independent horror film to watch, the gripping, spooky, gory and unique ‘Fractured’ starring ‘Skins’ star April Pearson would make for a good choice. Sophie Cook reviews.

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How Midsommar and The Wicker Man Hold Much of the Same Wisdom

How Midsommar and The Wicker Man Hold Much of the Same Wisdom

How in trying to avoid taking pointers from ‘The Wicker Man’, Ari Aster made the closest thing to it, ‘Midsommar’, and how both films use the same wisdom to terrify all of us. Article by Louis B Scheuer.

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