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5 Spine-Tingling Contemporary Films

Musarañas (Shrew’s Nest)
Spanish horror thriller (2014)

Montse is a religious seamstress who suffers from severe agoraphobia. She lives with her younger sister who she spent her youth raising. 390 more words

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John Boyega Wins Rising Star award at BAFTAs

John Boyega picked up the EE Rising Star award at last night’s British Academy Film Awards ceremony, an accolade which acknowledges new talents within the film industry and is chosen entirely by votes from the public. 144 more words


I Love You, Alan Rickman

I can’t believe I’m writing another one of these in the same week but apparently the world is just shit.

Delving into Alan Rickman’s filmography section on Wikipedia the other day after reading about his untimely passing (I’m not even remotely ready to talk about it yet), I was thinking about the fact that I hadn’t ever seen him in anything where he was of a young age. 426 more words


Best of Criterion's New Releases, December 2015

“Fair warning: You may want to precede your first viewing of Japanese artist-filmmaker crossover wunderkind Takashi Murakami’s Jellyfish Eyes by reading the essay Glen Helfand has penned for Criterion’s Blu-ray release. 173 more words

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5 of my favourite Christmas films

I’m working on Christmas Eve, which is the main day of celebration in Sweden where my family lives, so I’m planning to treat the holidays as self care time and do lots of nice things for myself. 591 more words

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5 creepy Japanese films for Hallowe'en

It comes as no surprise that I adore Japanese cinema and that I watch a lot of it. After all, I legally changed my name to that of my favourite actress. 509 more words

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Best of Criterion's New Releases, October 2015

Unsettling tales of terror and stories of love both requited and not make up the bulk of The Criterion Collection’s October release slate. (Via Paste Magazine.)

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