Border (2018) Review

Border (2018) Review

Ali Abbasi movie ‘Border’ (2018), also known as Gräns, is “one campfire story you’re not going to forget in a hurry” according to Sam Sewell-Peterson in this review.

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Tim Burton Movies Ranked

Tim Burton Movies Ranked

All 19 of the films directed by iconic filmmaker Tim Burton ranked from worst to best, including ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘Sweeney Todd’, ‘Edward Scissorhands’ and ‘Beetlejuice’.

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The Art of the Social Media Thriller; Narcissism, Paranoia and Tools for Good or Ill

The Art of the Social Media Thriller; Narcissism, Paranoia and Tools for Good or Ill

“Technological paranoia has always been great fuel for exciting films and filmmaking.” Sam Sewell-Peterson takes us through 4 of the best examples from the recent trend of Social Media Thrillers.

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Far From Home – Throwing Shade at the Superhero Factory

Far From Home – Throwing Shade at the Superhero Factory

“Compelling character first, crash-bang-wallop second”, the compelling subtext of ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’ (2019), by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Laika Animated Movies Ranked

Laika Animated Movies Ranked

Laika have been producing unique and interesting visions through animation for over 10 years. Sam Sewell-Peterson ranks each of their 5 releases, from ‘Coraline’ to ‘Missing Link’, from worst to best.

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Laika Animation: Meditations on Alienation and Death… for Kids!

Laika Animation: Meditations on Alienation and Death… for Kids!

Laika, the stop-motion animation house behind ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and ‘Missing Link’, have been tackling soft subjects in child friendly ways for a decade. Sam Sewell-Peterson takes a look at how they made death and alienation not only digestible but also relatable.

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The Fine Art of Black Comedy or Why It’s OK to Laugh When We Shouldn’t

The Fine Art of Black Comedy or Why It’s OK to Laugh When We Shouldn’t

Using three examples by filmmakers from three different continents, Sam Sewell-Peterson analyses the cathartic nature of Black Comedy in this special feature.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018/19) Review

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018/19) Review

Marielle Heller’s ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ starring Oscar nominated Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant “should have been nominated for Best Picture”. Sam Sewell-Peterson’s review.

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BlackKklansman (2018) Review

BlackKklansman (2018) Review

Nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, Spike Lee’s ‘BlackKklansman’ is “the film America needs right now”. Sam Sewell-Peterson’s review.

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