Movie Features Editor's Picks tagged Horror

  • The case for Get Out, Best Picture

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.
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  • Why horror is keeping the magic of cinema alive

    2017 had the worst summer box office in over a decade, but horror movies like It are keeping the magic of cinema alive.

    2017 had the worst summer box office in over a decade, but horror movies like It are keeping the magic of cinema alive.
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  • Films of the Year 2016 - Scott's Personal Picks

    It’s that time of the year again when film fans reflect on the year’s highs and lows at the cinema and share their own personal choices of what were the cream of the crop in 2016. So without further ado, here are my favourites of the year (*NB -…

    It’s that time of the year again when film fans reflect on the year’s highs and lows at the cinema and share their own personal choices of what were the cream of the crop in 2016. So without further ado, here are my favourites of the year (*NB – My list includes films released both in the UK and US in 2016).

    1: La La Land

    When it came to the London Film Festival this autumn, the wave of anticipation for La La Land was immense: soaring after stunning reviews from Venice and other…
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  • Silent Hills in Real Life Part 2 released

    Back in March of this year we ran a story on how a short film adaptation of Konami’s cancelled P.T./Silent Hills – Silent Hills P.T. in real life – might well be the best video game to film adaptation yet? Turns out the team (Oddest of the Odd)…

    Back in March of this year we ran a story on how a short film adaptation of Konami’s cancelled P.T./Silent Hills – Silent Hills P.T. in real life – might well be the best video game to film adaptation yet? Turns out the team (Oddest of the Odd) weren’t quite done yet with their adaptation, and have now returned with part 2, which you can watch above.

    The film, replete with a not-so-subtle message to Konami, is clearly a labour of love for OOTO. It’s also a triumph; impressively adapting…
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Movie Features tagged Horror

  • The case for Get Out, Best Picture

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.
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  • Why is Halloween III gaining a cult following?

    After years of being considered the black sheep of the franchise, Halloween III has gained a cult following as of late.

    After years of being considered the black sheep of the franchise, Halloween III has gained a cult following as of late.
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  • 3 ways Universal can save the Dark Universe

    With Halloween just around the corner, now seems as good a time as any to talk about how Universal can save the Dark Universe, assuming it’s not too late already.

    With Halloween just around the corner, now seems as good a time as any to talk about how Universal can save the Dark Universe, assuming it’s not too late already.
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  • It gets hilariously creepy Lego treatment

    Lego Star Wars, Lego Batman… Lego It?

    Lego Star Wars, Lego Batman… Lego It?
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