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Ouija: Origin Of Evil

The opening scene of Ouija: Origin Of Evil sees a horror movie cliche in full effect. A hopeful husband and his sceptical daughter attend a seance hosted by medium Alice (Elizabeth Reaser). The scene delicately builds without f...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Quarry

Long before HBO owned prime time TV with their visceral and addictive reworking of George RR Martin’s Game Of Thrones books, they had a reputation for groundbreaking drama. Whether Sex In The City, The Wire, or Bored To Death p...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Phantom Boy

Andee has a Rule. He never watches a film or read a book without scrolling to end to make sure the conclusion is satisfying. Sounds crazy, right? But think about it. How many times have you invested in a film – two plus h...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Blair Witch

The original 1999 The Blair Witch Project remains a seminal film in the annals of the horror genre. While it may not have been the first found footage horror it utilised a fledgling internet to create a viral marketing campaign...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Hell Or High Water

Thinking of the reimagined Westerns of today, it’s easy to be immediately drawn to the Coen Brothers’ No Country for Old Men, and quite rightly so. It’s an absolute behemoth of a film and brought a cinematic experience back to ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Indochine

Way back in 1975, the Nigerian novelist and critic Chinua Achebe described Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness as an offensive and deplorable book that de-humanised African people  by reducing them to little more than set-dressin...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Kubo And The Two Strings

Year after year, Laika just keep raising the bar. The stop-frame animation studio made their name with the mould-breaking, instant classic Coraline. But just when you had these guys pegged as the Gothic Aardman, they suddenly g...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Metropolis

Based on Osamu Tezuka’s comic book by the same name, Metropolis was the first Japanese animie after Akira to be as big over here as it was over there. Penned by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo and Directed by Rintaro, Metro...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Call Of Heroes

Some films are so gloriously nostalgic, so wonderfully referential, such fabulous fun that you find yourself grinning like a loon from opening to closing credits. Call Of Heroes is one of those films. The setting is China’s War...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fright Night

Revisiting films that you saw as a teenager is always an unnerving experience. Until you press play, the film exists in a hazy nostalgic hinterland. Was it really as good as you remember?  Or will it turn out to be just so much...