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Spiral: From the Book of Saw

Well, this is a strange one. After the grisly Saw series wrapped up its complex and overarching narrative in the now-humorously titled seventh film Saw 3D: The Final Chapter, seven years later brought yet another sequel in 2017...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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End of Sentence

While most weepy dramas go all-out with overtly heavy-handed themes and powerhouse performances, the more impactful are often the quieter films. Indie filmmaker Elfar Adalsteins makes his directorial debut with this poignant an...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Artist’s Wife

Tom Dolby’s The Artist’s Wife often comes across as a film desperately trying to cross every single cliché off the ‘Oscar bait’ bingo card.  Dealing with the wife of a renowned artist recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s before ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

One of the most wholesome and educational shows in the history of children’s television, viewers in over 140 countries have taken a stroll down Sesame Street in the company of Big Bird, Bert & Ernie, Grover and the rest of ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Oak Room

Much like the mysterious character within it played by Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte, here is a film that has seemingly come out of nowhere to enthral us with a dark and twisted tale of suspense that would have the master Alfred Hitc...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Power

Some of the best horrors thrive on their simplicity. For example, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is scary because it really just boils down to a mad bloke in the middle of nowhere chasing you with a power tool. See? Scary. Corinn...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Irregulars

It’s been 134 years since of the publication of the very first Sherlock Holmes story. That tale – A Study In Scarlett – appeared in The Strand magazine and was followed by three more novellas and 56 short stories. A...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Banishing

Christopher Smith is one of the most talented filmmakers in modern British horror. With his terrifying debut Creep back in 2004, he delivered a harrowing nightmare of a young woman being stalked by a creature in the London Unde...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Silk Road

Between 2011 and 2013, a mysterious figure under the pseudonym Dread Pirate Roberts launched a platform in the dark web for buying and selling drugs. It was ultimately shut down by the FBI and just last year, the United States ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fukushima 50

HBO’s Chernobyl series was arguably the television event of 2019. The harrowing five-part drama told the story of the 1986 nuclear accident – one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history – and the sacrifices made in the at...