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Quick Film Reviews: Sisters, Spectre & Our Brand is Crisis

I’ve been a bit slack with this blog lately, life’s been a bit busy these past five months or so, I mean…I have babies now and everything! (they’re guinea pigs, but still). So I thought I’d kick off with a few ‘quick reviews’ and summarise the films I’ve seen lately, maybe with just one word, maybe a sentence, maybe even a paragraph, I haven’t decided … Continue reading Quick Film Reviews: Sisters, Spectre & Our Brand is Crisis

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Total Performance (Short) 2015

For a short film to be a success, it needs a really catchy, clever little story and Total Performance is the perfect example. “Cori is and actress, but her main gig is something a little bit weirder. She works for a company that employs actors to play opposite real people who want to rehearse a difficult conversation. A breakup, a firing, or even an embarrassing … Continue reading Total Performance (Short) 2015

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American Horror Story: Let’s just talk about Lily Rabe’s acting for a second…

Please do not read on if you’ve not yet seen the latest AHS episode ‘Devil’s Night’, there will be spoilers! Lily Rabe made a fantastic return to American Horror story in the fourth episode entitled ‘Devil’s Night’ which airedĀ last week. AHS: Hotel has so far been questionable and all together not as good as previous series’ however Rabe’s reappearance might have just drastically improved things. … Continue reading American Horror Story: Let’s just talk about Lily Rabe’s acting for a second…

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Paragraph Film Review: The Falling

In 1969, girls at an English girls’ school start fainting. All the time. With what is quite possibly the most annoying xylophone noise in the background the girls take it in turns to flop to the floor for no apparent reason, while Maisie Williams’ character fornicates with her brother. Possibly one of the strangest films I’ve seen in a long time, it’s about as boring … Continue reading Paragraph Film Review: The Falling

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When did The Walking Dead get so boring?

The latest episode of The Walking Dead’s sixth series aired on the 18th of October. Entitled JSS the episode answered the very big question we were left with at the end of the previous episode; who the hell set off that horn and why? It wasn’t the horde of zombies we expected and actually turned out to be the wolves attacking the otherwise peaceful Alexandria.It’s … Continue reading When did The Walking Dead get so boring?

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Too much clowning around: Clown (2014)

Killer clowns are a thing of nightmares for a lot of people. Stephen King’s IT, Captain Spaulding and that creepy clown from American Horror Story Freak Show are just a few of the many terrifying clowns that have plagued audiences throughout the years, proving a scary staple of the horror genre. A horror film about a clown suit that’s actually the skin of a demon, … Continue reading Too much clowning around: Clown (2014)

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Experience a visual journey of childhood innocence in ‘The History Student’

Irish film director Graham Jones (The Randomers) explores childhood innocence and cultural upbringing in his latest feature The History Student. A blendĀ of documentary and drama, The History Student follows Jones’s young son Aidan (known in the film as Filomonek) who is visiting his grandfather’s forest hut in rural Poland. Forced to speak only Polish whilst there, The History Student explores what it’s like for children … Continue reading Experience a visual journey of childhood innocence in ‘The History Student’

Amazon Fire TV Stick Review

If you’ve already bought into Amazon’s little technology bubble then the Fire TV Stick is the one piece of kit you need to link it all together. It’s a small, easy to use and incredibly inexpensive little piece of kit that brings a whole world of movies and television directly to your living room. It has a dual core processor for impressively fast streaming capabilities … Continue reading Amazon Fire TV Stick Review