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Beware the Video Nasty

Prosecuted Films Pt.1

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers The Burning                 When released in the UK, prior to its uncut release in 2002, at least three scenes from this film were altered. Let’s begin with the dead prostitute. The grossest part about when Cropsy stabs her with the scissors is that you visibly see him twist the …

All The World's A Stage

French Horror

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers I think the important thing about French horror is that it reminds the viewer that it doesn’t need to be gory to be scary. I’ve noticed, a lot of the time they take a much more psychological angle towards things and sometimes it pans out and other times it …

Before They Were Marvel-ous Heroes

Venom AKA Tom Hardy

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers This is possibly the only superhero film where the hero looks awful for the majority of the film (except for maybe Deadpool but let’s not talk about that face too much), no offence Tom. Like I’ve said before, I don’t need any excuse to watch a Tom Hardy film …

To Remake or Not To Remake

Night of Anubis

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers George A Romero’s Night of the Living Dead was originally planned as a horror comedy and the early screenplay was named Monster Flick. Obviously, those of you who have seen this film know that it is no comedy. It was filmed under two different working titles during 1967 – …

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Revenge Films

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Revenge, def: the act of hurting or harming someone in return for injury or wrong suffered at their hands. This is possibly something, deep down, that we are all familiar with – it’s not always in violence. Even indirect social media posts can be seen as the modern form …

Before They Were Marvel-ous Heroes

Elektra AKA Jennifer Garner

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Jennifer Garner first starred as Elektra in Daredevil in 2003. It’s pretty funny that every time it shown on TV, I always end up catching it from the same fight scene of her’s with Evanescene’s Bring Me to Life playing the background – and I have never seen the …

If Music Be The Food Of Love, Act On

Singer to Actor: 50 Cent

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Born Curtis Jackson III, 50 Cent rose to prominence as a rapper in 2003 with the release of his first album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (that’s not the only time you’ll that name) – which was produced by Eminem and Dr Dre. Two years later, his acting career …

To Remake or Not To Remake

Ringu vs The Ring

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers Welcome to another addition of who did it better, the Japanese or the Americans. That sounds like a joke but it is very common for Japanese horror films to be remade by Hollywood and as you know this isn’t the first article on this subject (obviously a different film …

Obituaries

Gene Wilder (1933-2016)

Born: 11th June 1933 Died: 29th August 2016 (83 years) Gene Wilder (born Jerome Silberman) studied acting from the age of 13 and his first stage appearance was at the age of 15 in Romeo and Juliet. After graduating from the University of Iowa he was accepted at the Bristol Old Vic, where he learnt …

Once More Unto The Breach: Sequels

Bruce and Evan Almighty

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers I’m going to open this article with a little confession. For a long time I had no interest in watching Evan Almighty because of how much I enjoyed Bruce Almighty and that I never used to find Steve Carrell very funny. However, for this blog I decided to take …

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