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Relic

Given the horror-show that was 2020 it’s hardly surprising to see the year gave us some genuinely great horror films. Films such as Saint Maud and Possessor were hugely celebrated and made a number of best of lists for the year...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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The Tin Drum

Certainly one of the most surreally disturbing films to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, the Palme d’Or recipient The Tin Drum is certainly an acquired taste. The film, directed by Ger...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Don is Dead

The gangster genre is packed with undisputed all-time classics, from Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary Godfather films to Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas and Casino. But some films in the genre never stood the test of time, falling...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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2012 – 4K

Early in 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Roland Emmerich’s disaster epic 2012 received renewed interest and became the second-most popular film on Netflix in March. Almost a year on, the pandemic is sadly still going st...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Elio Petri is a name that any self-respecting film fan should know. Between 1961 and 1979 he directed 11 remarkable films, earning international acclaim and a much-deserved Academy Award for his 1970 masterpiece Investigation o...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Broken Hearts Gallery

No doubt about it, the last 12 months have been tough. Without getting too doom-and-gloom about it, we are living through pretty terrible times – something that even the most smiley-faced optimist would surely agree with....
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Robin’s Wish

For many the name Robin Williams strikes a warm, familiar chord. Movies like Mrs Doubtfire, Jumanji, Hook, and Aladdin undoubtably sit fondly in many people’s memory banks, his ability to induce laughter a reliable pick-me-up W...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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[•REC]

Back in the late 2000s and early 2010s, the horror genre was dominated by so-called ‘found footage’. While the subgenre was certainly birthed a lot earlier, films like Paranormal Activity, As Above So Below and Chernobyl Diarie...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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His Dark Materials Seasons 1 & 2 Boxset

Is there anything more appealing than settling down, on a cold Winter’s evening, with a hot cocoa and a BBC serial on the TV? Fortunately this festive season, as a certain chocolate brand might have put it, the BBC is really sp...