Lists

10 of the Best Heist Movies

There’s no shortage of great heist movies – all of which might inspire you to round up your mates to pull off a grand-slam robbery. (I’m joking. Don’t do this.) Watching the workings of criminals is a fun escape from everyday life, and heist films are in full throttle, with Baby Driver and Logan Lucky being […]

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Features, Reviews

Lost Memories: Memento & The Bourne Identity

Imagine you lose your memory and forget your past. Everyone becomes a stranger… What would you do? Would you reinvent yourself or try to find your identity? Memory loss is a key feature in Memento and The Bourne Identity. I’m looking into both films in one article. Memento (2000) Leonard (Guy Pearce) looks at a photograph of a dead guy when Memento starts. The […]

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Lists

Top 10 Best Films of 2017

In the last 12 months, we’ve had an overflow of great films in every genre. The blockbusters were pretty good, the indies were top quality and overall cinema upped its games compared to last year. The movies I most enjoyed were powerful, daring and entertaining! Below are the films that stood out from the pack. […]

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5 Thrilling Survival Movies You Can’t Miss

How far would you go to survive? It’s a question we ask ourselves when we watch films and TV shows about people trying to survive extreme conditions. Personally, I think they give quite a rush! A couple of things to mention about the following list: I stayed away from the obvious survival films like I Am […]

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Lists

The 8 Best Zombie Films To Get Your Heart Racing

Let’s get one thing straight. There’s a reason zombie films are so popular; they allow us to experience a global catastrophe we’ve been secretly worrying about, without actually having to live it ourselves. Horror lets us reflect on our daily fears and anxieties. Zombie films, in particular, represent the contemporary fear that society will collapse […]

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Sci-Fi At Its Best: 5 Classic Alien Invasion Films

Let’s talk sci-fi, specifically the alien invasion sub-genre! Ever since the 1950s – the decade which saw the sci-fi genre really take off – audiences and mainstream filmmakers have been mad about the idea of aliens invading Earth. And I’m not surprised either: how can anyone resist the lure of escapist spectacle and the chance […]

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Features

What is Indie Film?

I enjoy blockbusters just as much as the next guy, but there’s a world of creativity on a road less travelled that is indie film. Most of what I watch falls into the indie category because I find they are often the better films. Since my blog covers independent films, I thought it was about time […]

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Lists

5 Awesome Indie Thrillers You Have to Watch

Of all the genres to choose from, there’s nothing like soaking in the suspense with a thriller movie. They keep your head spinning with apprehension, whether it be scary or action-packed. The best thrillers of all time include Inception from Christopher Nolan, The Silence of the Lambs from Jonathan Demme and Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Shutter Island. But what about the […]

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Lists

5 Movies to Watch Next If You Loved ‘IT’

A box-office smash: IT is officially the most successful horror film of all time. Stephen King, you must be proud. This horror flick is a top grade remake, driven by a real feeling of dread and I kept thinking that Pennywise isn’t the only monster – the parents of the kids are awful too. It […]

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Lists

5 Great Neo-Noir Movies You Must See

Seedy underbellies, anti-heroes, plot twists and moral corruption: you can’t have a film noir without these can you? These highly-stylised crime dramas, which grew out of the 1940s “classic period”, are still alive today, thanks to some creative directors. To clear up any misconceptions, neo-noir is contemporary film noir, with updated themes and content, but […]

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Lists

5 True Story Based Movies You May Have Missed

“Based on a true story” – how many times have we heard that? It’s the most overused tagline in cinema, but it never stops us from flocking to the theatres. It’s eye-catching and head-turning, I can never resist. (As long as I think the film looks like it will be good). So, I’m going back […]

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Short and Sweet: 5 Awesome Movies Under 90 Minutes 

If you’re short on time, this is the list for you! Sure, it’s fun to immerse yourself in a three-hour epic, but sometimes sitting through a long film can be a lot of effort, especially on a weeknight. Nothing beats getting home after a long day and watching a quick movie. So, here are my […]

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