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Salem’s Lot (1979)

The season is fast approaching when it’s time to gather together and catch up with old friends. It’s also the time of year when, with the long, winter nights drawing in, there is nothing better than to curl up inside, dim the lights, and…

Anything Cannes can do ……..

That's it, the event which is the Cannes Film Festival is over for another year. The awards have been awarded, the red carpets mothballed and the stars and international media have moved on until it all happens again in another twelve…

Cannes 2015

It’s that time of the year again when all eyes even partially interested in the world of film turn to the French Riviera. For a week and a half, this time from 13-24 May, Cannes bridges the gap between glamour and obscure arthouse cinema,…

The Lobster (2015)

If you could turn into any animal, what would you choose? An academic question where we come from, in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ universe it’s a practical matter requiring careful consideration. In his surreal dystopian romantic…

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Oh, look: another hero. In 1985, apparently sending George Miller’s Mad Max franchise to the hereafter, Tina Turner sang “we don’t need another hero”. Thirty years later, Miller has had a change of heart. Mad Max is back, with another hero,…

When Animals Dream (2014)

When Animals Dream is an impressive, thoughtful horror movie that mixes themes and atmosphere from films such as Ginger Snaps and Let The Right One In. It's all about a young woman named Marie (Sonia Suhl) who has her transition to…

Max hits the road ……..

There's only a few days left until that Australian icon of the dystopian future revisits cinemas in the highly anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).                          As a way of preparing fans for the mayhem to come Warner Bros.…

Cub (2014)

Welp AKA Cub is a film full of familiar horror movie tropes. There's a large group of people (read = potential victims) setting up camp in the middle of the woods. There are lethal booby traps. And there's an urban legend that may turn out…