The allure of the babysitter has transcended different genres of films. There’s the seductive thrillers a la The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, or the tortured victim as part of horrors, stalked by a ghoulish entity. They are usually dippy young girls thrust into Final Girl mode as they romp over the screen, trying desperately to save the kid, save themselves…or have sex with the … Continue reading Unpopped Kernels: The Babysitter (2017)
Please allow me to preface this review with the fact that I am not an Anime buff. I went in cold to this movie, so here’s my outsider perspective on the latest Anime to hit the screen. A Silent Voice follows our antihero, Shoya Ishida, a former junior school bully who was once so cruel to deaf student Shoko Nishimiya that she had to change … Continue reading A Silent Voice – Review
There are television shows that will bounce around your friend’s conversations and permanently sit on their tongues. You can’t escape watercooler catch-ups without hearing about that cool thing that Jon Snow did (you know, spoiler alert, he came back to life.) or how a cancer ridden man can start a drug empire with the help of a school drop-out. There is so many television series … Continue reading You Must Watch…Stranger Things (Netflix)
One of the most iconic cinematic moments ever talked about is the Shower Scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. That single scene took up a quarter of the film’s shooting schedule and was set-up 78 times with the total number of cuts within the finished scene coming to a grand total of 52. It’s these two numbers which were chosen to be used as the title … Continue reading 78/52 – Brand New Trailer!
There is a saying; Behind every good man is a great woman. Sometimes, however, the great woman decides it’s time to step out from the shadow of men and remind us all that men aren’t the only ones who can do things. It is from this that Genesis Cinema is hosting DirectedByWomen 2017 on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of November! Over this two day … Continue reading DirectedByWomen: Class of 2017 – Genesis Cinema
If there is one thing I love more than a good actor with his great body of work, it’s a bad actor who knows exactly what kinda film he wants to star in and continues to do that in so many gloriously naff ways. Oh hai Gerald Butler. After Geostorm, the Phantom of the Opera himself is starring in this heist type movie Den of … Continue reading Den of Thieves – Brand New Trailer!