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When Insects Attack

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers                 Additional warning, it may also make you a little itchy. I am really hoping that those of you reading enjoy this article because I have stepped rather far out of my comfort zone to bring it to you. I honestly despise anything creepy-crawly ESPECIALLY spiders (yes, I know, …

To Remake or Not To Remake

Sisters 1972 v 2006

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers I have to give one hundred percent of the credit for the creation of this article to the Shudder streaming service. I had never heard of this film before let alone there being a remake of said film. So without further ado, let’s see which one is better. Honestly, …

Before They Were Marvel-ous Heroes

Deadpool Aka Ryan Reynolds

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Ryan Reynolds is typically known as the comedic actor who genuinely does not take himself seriously, which in truth makes Deadpool the perfect role for him. It is for this reason that I have decided not to cover any of his comedy films and show you all a different …

If Music Be The Food Of Love, Act On

Actor to Singer: Jared Leto

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Writing this article, I was given a little bit of a shock. I believed that any of Jared Leto’s acting followed the beginning of his band Thirty Seconds to Mars but actually it turns out that he was acting before this! I know for some people they may only …

Obituaries

Anton Yelchin (1989-2016)

Born: 11th March 1989 Died: 19th June 2016 (27 years) Anton Viktorovich Yelchin was born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now St Petersburg, Russia) and was raised in America from six months. His parents were figure skaters for the Leningrad Ice Ballet in Russia and became ice skating coaches upon their move to America …

To Remake or Not To Remake

Whisky Galore! 1949 vs 2016

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers A book was once born out of the true story of the S.S Politician running aground on the rocks of the Island of Eriskay. From that book came a film in 1949 of the same name, Whisky Galore!. To me, it comes across as a rather strange style of …

A Trope By Any Other Name

Live or Die: You Decide

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers This is another one of my ‘Tackling the Trope’ articles, I just felt that adding that into the title would have made it a little too long. So, everyone has their own opinion on whether they prefer the protagonists to survive the film or whether they are happy for …

To Remake or Not To Remake

Fright Night 1985 vs 2011

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers From the mind of Tom Holland (no, not that one) came the story of Charley Brewster and the vampire next door. It seems that when choosing to remake this film, Craig Gillespie believed that not enough death took place. So, here’s my opinion on who told the story better …

A Trope By Any Other Name

Tackling the Trope: Death by Sex

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers I’m sure you’ve all heard Randy’s rules for surviving a horror film in Scream right? Well, I wanted to look at one of them a little more in depth – specifically rule one: Never have sex. BIG NO NO! BIG NO NO! Sex equals death, okay? (Couldn’t resist the …

Obituaries

Burt Kwouk, OBE (1930-2016)

Born: 18th July 1930 Died: 24th May 2016 (85 years) Herbert Tsangtse Kwouk was born in Warrington, Lancashire to Chinese parents who happened to be touring Europe at the time. He was raised in Shanghai until the age of 17 when he left to study in the U.S. After his time in America he toured …

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