List Mania 11: October Horror Films

October was a quiet month for me, so I decided to use my free time constructively and watched as many horror films as possible in the build up to Halloween. I’ve reviewed them here, because I’m a bit OCD like

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T2 Trainspotting – Film Review

** Includes spoilers ** Everyone knows that sequels are rubbish – with the exception of a few films like the Godfather or Evil Dead follow ups – they generally disappoint. The trouble is when the first movie in a series is good, the

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Shark!!!

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I’ve always been a big fan of sharks; they’re big and scary and definitely not the kind of creatures you’d want to bump into on a dark night. In fact, the sea is pretty intimidating and imposing in general really.

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Trolling!

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For me, 2011 was the year of the troll. For anyone who doesn’t know what the phrase means (apart from being an ugly slow-witted beastie), in internet parlance it’s anyone who causes trouble online. People that lurk in chat rooms,

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2011 in Retrospect

Looking back over the year, I’ve had quite a good one. Scanning over last year’s 2011 resolutions – basically the same list every bloody year – I’ve ticked a few of them off in the last 12 months. Here are

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Big Trouble in Little China

Went to see my all-time favourite film at the cinema last night, Big Trouble in Little China. It’s a film that never fails to cheer me up and offers 90 minutes of pure escapism and fun. I saw it at

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Trailers 2011

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I’ve seen 2 new films at the cinema this year that have been great. Both of them had amazing trailers and the films did exactly what it said on the tin. The first was Hobo With a Shotgun, the second

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Nicolas Roeg

The week before last was a strange week. I ended up blowing the last of my salary seeing Nicolas Roes films at the BFI/NFT. This was part of the reason I have had to spend the past week eating liver

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Remakes Suck?

A lot of people despise remakes and until recently, I had always felt this way too. This was until a couple of years ago when I went to see An American Werewolf in London at Midnight Movies at The Curzon

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Zombies!

Maybe the most ludicrous opening line to a blog post ever, but I love zombies! I’m not sure if there’s any psychological reason for this… Perhaps it’s because I feel like an outsider. Possibly it’s because I think the world

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