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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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5 Great Movies From The 2000s That No One Talks About

Not all great movies are blockbuster hits. Unfortunately, many really good films slip through the cracks and get forgotten about. This decade of cinema is remembered for big names like The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Dark Knight, but what about the underdogs? You can forget the popcorn with the list you’re about to read […]

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5 of the Best Feel-Good Movies You Should See

‘Feel-Good’ movies are mushy, we all know that, but they always put you in a good mood. They’re the perfect pick-me-up, driven only by optimism. They can be watched anytime and in any place, and the best ones take you by surprise. Here’s my round-up of five movies that are guaranteed to uplift your spirits. […]

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Top 5 Weirdest Films That Are Worth Your Time

Most weird films come from the independent world, not Hollywood, because the stranger the movie, the less likely it will be successful. I have seen plenty of weird films, some good and some terrible. Here are five movies that I believe have a unique place in cinema. Un Chien Andalou (1929) What happens when you […]

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5 of the Best Coming-of-Age Films

We had Stand By Me and The Breakfast Club in the ’80s and Dazed and Confused in the ’90s, and yes they are great coming-of-age films, but is there really any need to keep reminding you of that in every film list over and over again? So, I’ve decided to select some alternate choices. I have always strongly connected with coming-of-age […]

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5 Alternative Christmas Films To Watch

“The most wonderful time of the year” is a time for family and sharing, but it’s also the period where TV is filled to the brink with loads of cheesy Christmas films. I don’t hate Christmas movies, but I just don’t go out of my way to find new ones every year. There are a […]

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5 Rules For Movie Remakes

Many people don’t like remakes, but the film industry has churned them out for decades. Although remakes normally fail to beat the original, there have been some brilliant ones over the years, such as Scarface (1983) and Dawn of the Dead (2004). But there have been way more bad remakes than there have been good ones. So, what pre-requisites […]

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5 Horror Films For People Who Don’t Like Scary Movies

The horror genre is an acquired taste, so I understand why it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Some people simply don’t like being scared, or don’t like gore, excessive violence, and watching a film that will potentially keep them up at night. After I watched arthouse horror, The Witch (2016), it made me think about all the […]

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5 Great Films You’ll Only Watch Once

Back in university, I had to watch Hunger (2008), a film about the prison hunger strikes that occurred in Northern Island during the early 1980s. Despite being a brilliant film, I’m never going to watch it ever again. It left me feeling pretty numb, so I have no plans to revisit it. With that in mind, it’s […]

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5 Essential Movie Anti-Heroes

One of the most important elements of any story is the main character, or the protagonist. They often drive the narrative, we see the world through their eyes, and we regard them as the hero of the tale. However, throughout cinematic history, film has always featured main characters who lack traditional heroic traits. We call […]

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5 Underrated Films That You Should Watch

Even the most creatively distinct and ambitious films fail to attain the credit they deserve. Being overshadowed by Hollywood blockbusters and other big-budget productions, is often the reason why certain high-quality films receive little attention and appreciation. Here is a selection of some of the most underrated films that I believe are worth a watch. […]

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