Andrew’s Top 50 Films of 2018

Best of lists are always strange beasts. We sift through a year of ‘stuff’ trying to find value and quality, only to put it in some kind of arbitrary order. These lists always play like a competition – where y...
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Revenge Review

Rape Revenge movies. Do we need them? From I Spit On Your Grave  1 through 4 to Big Driver to Bound to Vengeance, they seem to be here to stay – and they all have one thing in common. Even straight up rev...
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The Domestics Review

A dystopian future, gang violence and road trips. It’s a formula so familiar that I don’t even need to list any familiar examples because those three plot themes just had fifty plus film titles running through...
3.5

Overlord Review

In 2004 Zack Snyder released his remake of Dawn of the Dead. It was a great film. One of the positives for me was that it was straight into it – not flinching for a moment after the first neck being torn apart...
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The School Review

After 2 years of looking for a way to bring her young son David (Morrison Gammon) out of a coma, Dr. Amy Wintercraig (Megan Drury) finds herself pulled into an eerie underworld filled with ghosts, dead bodies ...
3.5

Halloween (2018) Review

Horror films are fantastic affairs - they force us to sit with our demons, and reconcile with the feeling of finding comfort and joy from being terrified. John Carpenter's original classic brought terror to th...
2.5

Ghost Stories Review

After an irrelevant childhood focused opening, Ghost Stories kicks into its narrative with obnoxious sceptic Professor Phillip Goodman (co-director Andy Nyman) interrupting a psychics attempt to (falsely) reun...
3.8

The Predator Series: Now You See It

In the mid 1990’s I spent the weekend at my dad’s house. I can't remember the exact year, I can't remember my exact age – probably a little too young – but one thing I do remember is Bill Duke's head getting s...