Sometimes expectations can be high for a film from the get go. Granted, good pedigree does make us expect more of a film than say – a Michael Bay Transformers film, no matter how much Sir Anthony Hopkins or Jim Carters he throws at us.
Cards on the table – the original 1982 Blade Runner is not a perfect film. Any film that needs two additional versions a director’s cut not authorised by the director, along with a ‘Final Cut’, is by no means perfect. Not to mention the ongoing
Yeah, we’re back with Stephen King. You can’t keep the lad off the screen, but credit where credit has always been due, when a movie based on his work gets it right, it gets it bloody right. Yes, King’s horror It is still playing in a
One of the stranger jokes in The Lonely Island’s enjoyable mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is when Bill Hader’s manic roadie says his spare time is taken up flatlining, saying he got the inspiration “from the 1990 movie, directed by Joel Schumacher, shot by Jan
Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman are very good at re imagining things. They took the Fairy-tale story and flipped it in Stardust, they took a kid-becomes-superhero tale and added blood, swearing and an Adam West-channelling Nicolas Cage in Kick-Ass, they breathed new life into the
Sometimes when a film comes out and is original it can initially confuse viewers, and takes time to find it’s feet with a mass audience, and sometimes a film release is easy to enjoy because it’s very familiar. The Ritual is the second of the
Most years are very uneven for horror films, but this year is much the same. For every Get Out there’s a Rings, for every It there’s a The Bye Bye Man. Then there’s Darren Aronofsky’s new film mother!. It’s a difficult film to talk about,
Last month we kicked the crap out of The Dark Tower, the long waited adaptation of Stephen King’s mythic fantasy series, but this month the true King blockbuster is unleashed. It is said in King’s epic tome (bigger than even The Stand) that the demonic