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Kill List (2011)

Ritualistic hitman buddy picture Ben Wheatley's second feature is more droll, more violent, and stranger than his debut Down Terrace but the initial sly blend of domestic and mundane with criminal and brutal remains. Wheatley has an…

Sightseers (2012)

From the director of Kill List (2011) comes an equally dark tale of love and murder. Written by comedians Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, who also star in the film as the main couple at the centre of the story, Sightseers is darkly comic with…

Jameson Empire Awards 2012: The Results

Celebrating their 17th year at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, Empire magazine's annual awards ceremony took place last night before a star-studded crowd, which included Dexter Fletcher, Hayley Atwell and Danny DeVito. Appropriately for…

Kill List (2011)

Kill List would appear to be one of those movies that has taken the festival circuit by storm and already made itself a firm favourite with horror fans. Which is strange to me because, while watching the movie, I couldn't figure out just…

2011 – That was the year that was

In an attempt to provide an even better overview of the preceding 12 months than I did last year I have enlisted the help of a website that lists every single UK cinema release by date and have tried to check any releases that were moved…

Kill List (2011)

Let me start by saying this, if you like to go into a film with absolutely no prior knowledge of what it involves and what it’s little plot quirks may be, stop reading now. Kill List is arguably a film best seen with no spoilers in mind no…

Cornwall Film Festival 2011

With a brand new location of the recently built Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay and a strong line-up of films this year, Cornwall Film Festival was bigger and better than ever for its 10th anniversary. This year the festival paid particular…

Kill List (2011)

I read a lot of good things about this film on Twitter and was very excited to see this British horror film but I felt it didn’t really live up to the hype. Jay (Neil Maskell) is an ex-soldier who lives in a suburban house with his…

Kill List (2011)

What is the appeal of hitmen in movies? Although their occupation requires the killings of others, they for the most part have a likeable presence, from the cool-outfitted Chow Yun-Fat in The Killer to the darkly humourous duo from In…