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Review: The Conjuring 2

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits. For me, The Conjuring was where James Wan really hit his stride. Already a fan from his earlier works such as Saw, Dead Silence and Death Sentence, this was where he…

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Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack. I never saw the first Cloverfield movie and it sits within my pile of DVDs I still have to watch. So as I write this I can…

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Review: The Boy

An American nanny is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive. When I first saw the trailer for this I thought this looked like an interesting idea. Take an American nanny…

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Review: The Other Side Of The Door

A family lives an idyllic existence abroad until a tragic accident takes the life of their young son. The inconsolable mother learns of an ancient ritual that will bring him back to say a final goodbye. She travels to an ancient temple, where a door serves as a mysterious portal between two worlds. High hopes…

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Review: The Forest

A woman goes into Japan’s Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror. Simply put, ‘The Forest’ is the very worst brand of multiplex horror. It tells the story of an American woman (Natalie Dormer) who ventures into Japan’s Aokigahara forest (a popular stomping ground for the suicidal) in search of her…

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Short: Mindless

Directed by: Katie Bonham Written by:  Katie Bonham Cast: Nicholas Vince,  Eloise Daye, Kate Danbury It was around twelve months ago that I reviewed a little short, The Paperround. It showed great promise and was an effective, almost dialogue free short. A year later director Katie Bonham brings us the follow up, Mindless. Nicholas Vince plays Peter, a seemingly…

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Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies. I was intrigued by the idea of this movie, how often does such a classic tale as this get mashed up with a zombie outbreak. It all seemed very silly and a great…