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One Night in Miami…

Stage-to-film adaptations can go one of two ways. In simple terms, they either expand upon the original text by opening the setting and probing deeper into its world and characters, or they feel frustratingly “stagy” by failing...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Halloween Kills: Extended Cut

There’s no denying John Carpenter’s Halloween is one of the finest and most iconic films in the horror genre, while also arguably the definitive slasher film. But as with Freddy Krueger, Jason Vorhees and Chucky, Halloween’s Mi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Fan

Another UK Blu-ray debut this week is Tony Scott’s stalker thriller The Fan, a film which has certainly lost none of its relevance as we continue to live in a world filled with obsessional, toxic fandom. Robert De Niro is Gil R...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Gunfighter

They don’t make ‘em like they used to. Making its UK Blu-ray debut comes Henry King’s hidden gem Western The Gunfighter, starring Gregory Peck as an infamous outlaw riding into a small town trying to find peace after a lifetime...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Annette

It’s taken 40 years for Sparks to become an overnight success. And this year, sees the release of their first full-length musical—Annette. Directed by Leos Carax (Holy Motors), Annette stars Adam Driver (Star Wars) and Marion C...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dillinger

Six years after Arthur Penn’s hugely influential and Oscar-winning crime saga Bonnie & Clyde took Hollywood by storm and ushered in a new era of filmmaking, the notorious screenwriter John Milius made his directorial debut ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Malignant

Since 2004’s Saw, director James Wan has been pushing the envelope of over the top horrors and his latest Malignant is no exception. In fact, it is likely to become the film that Wan is most associated with, for better or worse...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Session 9 – Limited Edition

Released waaaaay back in 2001, Brad Anderson’s Session 9 is one of those horror films that fans of the genre will often cite as ‘under-seen’. Indeed, it is a film that for the most part seems to have gone under the radar but th...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage

2018’s Venom was a decidedly middling entry to the current superhero trend. It had its moments, was far too reliant on CGI and offered nothing new from a plot point of view. What did stand it apart was the presence of Tom Hardy...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Morecambe and Wise at ITV

It’s been a good year for Morecambe and Wise fans. July saw the broadcast of a rediscovered episode of their BBC series and the release of Louis Barfe’s definitive biography Sunshine and Laughter.  Nearly forty years on from Mo...