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The Midnight Meat Train.

The Midnight Meat Train is a film I bought ages ago purely because of its title. I finally got round to watching this gore-fest, which, actually, is suprisingly decent. The film follows an ambitious photographer, Leon (Bradley Cooper), who takes … Continue reading

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Dead Man’s Shoes.

Shane Meadow’s Dead Man’s Shoes is a gritty, real thriller set in central England. The film, made before Meadow’s This Is England, focuses on the lowlifes of a small town and how their life turns upside down following the return … Continue reading

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[REC] 2.

REC 2 was the highly anticipated sequel to the Spanish horror gem REC. Set in a flat in Barcelona, the original was great at maintaining the sense of claustrophobia and ‘no way out’, the with the place being quarantined for … Continue reading

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Sinister.

Sinister is not your average horror film. It’s not a generic haunted house story from the Paranormal Activity hype that was short lived after a couple of sequels. It is something different, something genuinely scary and something fresh from an … Continue reading

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Poltergeist.

Poltergeist. A ghost that wreaks havoc by way of noises, throwing objects and physical harm. The basis for the Tobe Hooper 1982 film or should I say, Steven Speilberg’s 1982 film, who actually would’ve directed it except he was doing … Continue reading

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Moon.

Moon is a sci-fi film directed Duncan Jones. It follows Sam Bell (played by Sam Rockwell) who has been posted on the Moon for 3 years to mine helium-3 for Lunar Industries. As he is nearing the end of his … Continue reading

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Drive

Nicholas Winding Refn’s new film is a stylish one that pays tribute to the movies of the 70s and 80s. From the heros who had no names to the cars of that era which now get dusty sitting in someone’s … Continue reading

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