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Movie reviews, lists and the occasional discussions over movies, TV, music and the odd video game.

A place where I talk about films, TV and other stuff I like. Remember, it's like, just my opinion, man.

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Review: The Zone of Interest (2023)

Just where do you start when talking about The Zone of Interest, the newest film by the far too elusive Jonathan Glazer (only his fourth...

Review: Beau is Afraid (2023)

Beau is Afraid has been described a number of things by critics and audiences alike, but Writer/Director Ari Aster has described Beau is...

Review: Men (2022)

Men has had a lot of buzz swarming around it. Your snooty film friends would shout “It’s Alex Garland!”, as they spew crumbs all over you...

Review: X (2022)

Ti West’s return to the horror genre is his best work yet - creating a voyeuristic slasher that not only amplifies his strengths but...

Review: Lamb (2021)

There have been loads of wonderfully strange, visceral films that have come crawling out from their dens this year. Noticeably odd flicks...

Review: Titane (2021)

Writing anything about Titane is a challenge in itself. If you go over various reviews and analyses popping up over the internet, so many...

Classics Review: The Thing (1982)

Every time I rewatch The Thing, I think I have it figured out, knowing all the tricks it has up its sleeve as it readies itself to...

Review: Gaia (2021)

2021 has given us two ecological horror projects that cover very similar themes that were also shot under very similar circumstances. Ben...

Review: In the Earth (2021)

Ben Wheatley’s much-anticipated return to horror has been met with a lot of intrigue and excitement. As a firm believer in Wheatley’s...

Review: The Power (2021)

The Power has a set-up that signals its massive potential in being a classic horror in the making. It has tough themes and topics set...

Review: Violation (2021)

TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater plays over a blurry shot slowly coming into focus. The title Violation appears with the...

Review: Come True (2021)

Anthony Scott Burns' second feature-length is a sci-fi horror that blends deep internal fears with the dangers (and benefits) of...

Review: Saint Maud (2020)

For a while, a large majority of the horror genre went through a bit of a lul-phase. An endless wave flooded our peripheral with sexy...

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