by Sarah Cook Scream is of the most successful horror franchises of all time. The series promises a meta-commentary on horror whilst also providing an incredible slasher with gore, suspense, and twists. The 1997 flick has now spawned four sequels and, it seems, shows no time of stopping any time soon. The first film to not be directed by Wes Craven – who sadly passed … Continue reading Scream – Review
by Sarah Cook When people talk about the Scream franchise, they often forget about the television series. There’s a lot of reasons why: the tiresome nostalgia aspect of revisiting material done better in the movies, eking out a slasher whodunit over several episodes, and, ultimately, changing the mask from this: to this: Yikes. Anyway, the Scream television series is often neglected and probably has been … Continue reading Road to Woodsboro: You Must Watch…Scream (TV Series)
by Sarah Cook You better watch out, you better not cry, you better be good, I am telling you why Ghostface killer is coming back into town. To celebrate the release of Scream 5, we’re taking a look at that ghoulish creep Ghostface killer and rank the best killers in the franchise. SPOILERS: We are looking at the film and television series so there will … Continue reading Road to Woodsboro: Ghostface Killers – Ranked
by Chris Connor This year’s Awards season took another step towards the Oscars with the Golden Globes. Following the controversy, the awards have lost much of the prestige and glamour of previous years but still indicate the direction certain categories might head in and were as ever not short of a few surprises. Perhaps the most notable award which went against awards season to date … Continue reading Golden Globe 2021 – Winners!
by Sarah Cook Sometimes too many cooks spoil a broth. Sometimes so many famous faces cannot save an uninspired and derivative script. That’s the case for the new spy thriller The 355. Directed by Simon Kinberg, The 355 boasts an impressive either Academy Award-winning or nominated cast lead by Jessica Chastain. With Lupita N’yongo, Diana Krueger, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, and Sebastian Stan, it seems … Continue reading The 355 – Review
by Sarah Cook Paul Thomas Anderson has carved out a totally distinctive filmography over the past 25 years from his debut Hard Eight through to 2017’s Phantom Thread. Along the way, he has jumped between genres with some films like There Will Be Blood and The Master far darker than some of his other work. His latest is the coming of age comedy Licorice Pizza … Continue reading Licorice Pizza – Review