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Letter To The King (2014)

As part of the international feature selection of EIFF 2013, Norwegian drama Before Snowfall was undoubtedly one of the festivals finest films. Following a Kurdish teenager's vengeance driven path to murder a sister fleeing from an arranged…

Intruders (2013)

You would think after the success of Cabin in the Woods and You’re Next the combination of secluded cabins, suspicious locals and house invasion would become stale, yet South Korean horror / comedy Intruders was a film that managed to…

Jack (2014)

It’s normally difficult to find films tackling child abuse outside the realms of TV and charity commissioned shorts, yet this type of subject matter often has the potential for powerful cinematic storytelling. Part of this distributive gate…

Sheffield Docfest 2014: Review

As one of the most anticipated festivals on the international calendar, Sheffield Docfest is an event that not only brings together professional documentarians, distributors and producers from around the world but expertly balances the…

Frightfest Glasgow (2014)

While going to film festivals is always a mixed bag in terms of experience, there is one festival that always feel like home to me, which has grown in recent years to be one of the biggest horror festivals in the UK, and potentially in…

Hasta La Vista … 80s

The Golden Age of the Schwarzenegger Actioner There’s just something about Arnold Schwarzenegger. Whether it’s literal screen presence, borderline parody performance or off – kilter humour, he is one of the biggest ‘stars’ Hollywood has…

When The Wind Blows (1986)

While the 80s was a time for superfluous hair dos, phallus wielding men and oily saxophone phone players (see Lost Boys… Trust me), it was also a time of great fear and anxiety over the increasingly real threat of nuclear war. With the…