A quieter than usual day on Brighton beach then... Darkest Day

Darkest Day

January 25, 2017 Matt Blake 0

Darkest Day answers one of those burning questions that’s at the heart of so many horror films today: what could possibly be worse than a global apocalypse?

Daisy Keeping in Neverlake

Neverlake

January 19, 2017 Matt Blake 0

It’s not often you come across the Etruscans in Italian films. There were a couple of giallos (The Etruscan Kills Again (72) and Murder in the Etruscan Cemetery (82)), but considering they were a civilization with a very distinct – and often macabre – set of beliefs, it’s surprising that they haven’t been used as cinematic source material more than they have.

A little homage to Dario Argento's Creepers in The Duke of Burgundy

The Duke of Burgundy

January 14, 2017 Matt Blake 0

At some point in the mid 1970s, narrative became king in cinema. The lyrical, semi-improvised and let’s be quite honest self-indulgent European art cinema made way for more muscular, focused productions from the likes of Scorsese and Coppola.