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Bad Films to Watch During Self-Isolation

As people around the UK are either in self-isolation, let go from their jobs or working from home, a lot of free time has opened up in our normally hectic schedules. As a semi-agoraphobic Millennial whose idea of a perfect evening is eating instant ramen on the sofa and going to bed at 10pm, this […]Read More

Film News: “Doctor Sleep” Trailer Released

Almost forty years since Stanley Kubrick’s iconic adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, The Shining, comes Danny Torrance’s chilling return to the Overlook Hotel. Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep trailer has been released, starring Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Star Wars) as the now middle-aged Danny, alongside Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, and Jacob Tremblay (whose role is still unknown). […]Read More

Inside Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

Twenty years have passed since the idiosyncratic master of the moving picture, Stanley Kubrick, passed away shortly before the release of his final feature Eyes Wide Shut. In celebration of his back catalogue, London’s Design Museum has paid homage to the director through a retrospective of his beloved films, giving exhibition-goers a chance to marvel […]Read More

Movie Monday: The Shining

“Here’s Johnny!” As all Horror fans (and most people who own a television) know, The Shining is an iconic classic film based on the just as famous Stephen King novel. The cast and crew recently reunited to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this famed adaptation, so in commemoration of this, here’s why you should watch/re-watch […]Read More

Filling in ‘The Shining’

Stanley Kubrick is a director renowned for his ambiguity and subtlety, and this is demonstrated none so much as in his 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining. The film follows the Torrance family as they move into the Overlook Hotel for the winter as caretakers; Jack, the family patriarch (Jack Nicholson), is also in the process of a […]Read More

Movie Monday: Eyes Wide Shut

Title: Eyes Wide Shut Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEfyfcEdW4Y] Synopsis: The final film to be directed by Stanley Kubrick, Eyes Wide Shut is perhaps his most misunderstood – critics and viewers alike were frustrated upon its release to find it was not the erotic thriller it was marketed to be, rather a slow and eerie, intense study of sexual […]Read More

5 Horror Films to Watch This Halloween

Happy Halloween! Since I’ve already gone and given a list of films for you to watch that aren’t specifically in the horror genre, it’s time to move on to some that are; from famous classics to underrated modern gems, here are 5 films to watch this Halloween that this time hopefully will give you nightmares. The Shining […]Read More