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3 Days to Kill

The success of Taken has led to the rise of a new sub genre in the past few years, which one might call Dad-Action. This consists of older actors showing they can kick-arse just as much as their modern counterparts. Liam Neeson...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Super Mario Bros.

Back in the early nineties, Nintendo ruled the world, having a massive impact on pop-culture. With their mascot Mario already a massive icon, with a strong run of games from the original Donkey Kong onwards, and already markete...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Grave Halloween

In Japan there lies Aokigahara Forest, also known as The Sea of Trees. Miles of woodland near the base of Mount Fuji, the place has become infamous for one thing; suicides. On average, approximately 100 suicides a year took pla...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Treehouse

This is the hardest sort of film to review. Films that are runaway successes or those that are just plain awful; both as easy as pie to work with. But the ones that are so very close to being great but blow it, the mixed bags; ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Open Grave

Mysteries in stories are only as interesting as their resolutions, both in terms of what the solution is and how the reveal is handled. It’s not just about showing what’s actually been going on, it’s what know...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Annabelle

There’s a line delivered in Annabelle that sort of says ‘the more we know about monsters, the less they can frighten us’. That’s a dangerous thing to say in the context of this prequel to The Conjuring. In the origi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Reaper

Reaper has one of the most misleading DVD covers in recent years. It lists Danny Trejo and Vinnie Jones first like they’re the main characters. In actual fact, it takes Danny nearly half an hour out of an 85 minute film t...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mark of the Devil

In the wake of Saw came a huge surge in the number of “torture” movies. Titles like Hostel and the like really pushed cinematic unpleasantness to all new extremes. The thing is though, this trend was nothing new. Ma...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Search for Simon

The SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival has been running on over a decade, with the promise of being the Science Fiction festival for people who don’t like science fiction. It has made its name being a great location for original...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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300: Rise of an Empire

300 back in 2007 is reasonably well remembered for quite a few reasons, not least for the sheer violence and for it being when director Zack Snyder developed his signature style. However, it was a film with quite a few issues, ...