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Director: Carlota Pereda Writer: Carlota Pereda Cast: Laura Galán, Claudia Salas, Carmen Machi, Pilar Castro Pink is a colour associated with girlishness, and with pigs. The opening credits of writer/director Carlota Pereda’s feature debut Piggy (Cerdita) are pink, to match the colour of its teenaged (anti)heroine’s trainers – yet the film also begins with the
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The San Diego comic con gave us a mouth-watering amount of new Marvel info, officially closing Phase 4 of the MCU with its two final projects (She-Hulk: Attorney At Law and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) and opening the gateway to Phase 5, starting with Ant-Man 3: Quantumania. Not only that but SDCC gave us the
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Director: Dario Argento Writer: Dario Argento, Franco Ferrini Cast: Ilenia Pastorelli, Asia Argento, Andrea Gherpelli Giallo king Dario Argento’s Dark Glasses opens with a wide establishing shot of residential buildings in Rome’s leafy suburbs, and then various mobile shots looking upwards at roadside trees and apartment blocks. As it is revealed that the perspective belongs
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Director: Rodrigo Gudiño Writer: Nick Cutter (book), Ian Weir (script) Cast: Natalie Brown, Emily Alatalo, Allan Hawco The Breach begins where Friday the 13th (1980) ends, with a canoe free-floating in the water – which is to say that as the vessel drifts downstream, the film is both advertising and literalising its own derivativeness. Yet
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Director: Andy Mitton Writer: Andy Mitton Cast: Stephanie Roth, Haberle Raymond, Anthony Thomas, Laura Heisler The Harbinger is a film of virus, infection and masks. It is set in the early wave of the pandemic when there was no vaccine and the Coronavirus was decimating New York City’s elderly and middle-aged populations. Monique ‘Mo’ Cartwright
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Director: Mali Elfman Writer: Mali Elfman Cast: Gavin Powers, Joe Powers, Katie Parker, Karen Gillan, Rahul Kohli The road movie is, famously, a metaphor for life. Where the journey starts and ends is arbitrary, but as our travellers have strange encounters with passers-by, take various unexpected detours, and look back over what they are leaving
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Director: Carter Smith Writer: Carter Smith Cast: Jena Malone, Mark Patton, Cooper Koch, Jose Colon Swallowed is a film of mouth, cock and anus. Like writer/director Carter Smith’s previous Jamie Marks is Dead (2014), it is a genre piece with a queer element that is simultaneously foregrounded and sublimated. Its protagonist Benjamin (Cooper Koch, whose
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Horror festival Arrow Video FrightFest is back! Taking place at London’s Cineworld Leicester Square and the Prince Charles Cinema from Thursday August 25 – Monday 29 August, there are some exciting genre goodies on offer from the festival’s impressive line-up. From horror comedies, to sci-fi scarers, to z-movies, giallos, gore-fests and splatter action movies, there’s
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Ghoul news everyone (sorry)! Those frightening folks from our favourite horror festival, Arrow Video FrightFest have been busy curating top genre films for us to enjoy this summer and its incredible line-up has been announced! Not only that, but we’re delighted to reveal that we’re partnering up with the event this year so expect to
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“Humans are obsessed with luck, completely obsessed,” laughs Peggy Holmes, director of new animated fantasy, Luck. “I did a lot of research about that and here’s the truth: Luck is random. It’s something you can’t control. As humans we actually like the idea of chance. We don’t really want to know that everything’s going to
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