South Korean Cinema: My thoughts on “Oldboy”

    Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 One of my goals this year was to introduce myself to a new type of cinema. I asked around and people told me I should watch some South Korean films based on the darker themes these films tend to explore. The first film on my list was Oldboy, probably one of the most famous films to come out of South Korea and … Continue reading South Korean Cinema: My thoughts on “Oldboy”

Nature vs Nurture: A review of “Hereditary”

Rating: ★★★★ As the classic saying goes… if you haven’t heard of Hereditary by now you’ve probably been living under a rock. It’s everywhere at the moment; on buses and billboards, plastered over film blogs and magazines, you name it, it’s there. It’s this season’s hottest horror film, with critics even branding it the “scariest thing they’ve ever seen”. Critical reception has been largely positive, which made … Continue reading Nature vs Nurture: A review of “Hereditary”

Life Finds A Way: “Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom” Review

  Rating: ★★★ 1/2 After really enjoying Jurassic World back in 2015, I was excited when they announced that a sequel was in the works. I felt optimistic about it because the ending of Jurassic World left it wide open for a story continuation, and I didn’t feel like they were just making a new one to milk a franchise. It’s no surprise that I can be hugely critical of sequels, … Continue reading Life Finds A Way: “Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom” Review

Not your average neighbourhood: A review of “Unlisted Owner”

  Rating: ★★ 1/2 Found footage has definitely made a home within the horror genre, with titles such as The Blair Witch Project and Paranormal Activity gaining popularity and infamy in recent years. With that in mind, it’s unsurprising that so many horror filmmakers want to jump on the bandwagon as the sub-genre is simple to make and the sense of realism is what makes it really scary for a lot of … Continue reading Not your average neighbourhood: A review of “Unlisted Owner”

“Deadpool 2”: A surprisingly heart-warming sequel

Rating: ★★★★ After the success of Deadpool, it’s natural to feel apprehensive about what comes next. Will it be as good as the first? Or will it fall flat? I was excited to see the Merc with a Mouth back again, but wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. I’d thankfully managed to avoid all spoilers online, so I was excited to see what the sequel would bring to … Continue reading “Deadpool 2”: A surprisingly heart-warming sequel

Ghost Stories

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Year: 2018 Directed by: Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson Starring: Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman, Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther Written by Lucy Buglass For years, mankind has pondered over the existence of ghosts, demons and the paranormal. Many have claimed to have experienced it firsthand, while others dedicate their lives and careers to debunking those experiences. It seems to be a… Continue reading Ghost Stories