Ain’t This Movie Good

Movies love a good bank heist; prison breaks aren’t bad either – you could probably base some kind of long-form television drama on those. In Ain’t Them Bodies Saints though, these dramatic situations are merely off-screen plot points to enable the telling of the dark romantic tale at its centre. Young and besotted couple Ruth and […]

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The Next Best Thing

Along with action blockbusters, the horror genre is probably the one which gets accused of stagnancy the most; the perception that films are only greenlit if they follow the money-making cinema trends is a popular one, and a largely correct one. Franchises like Paranormal Activity stretch on past their welcome, but still inexplicably turn profits. […]

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Not Quite Conjuring Up a Storm

You could be forgiven for thinking that Patrick Wilson enjoys being scared witless. After his turn in Insidious as a terrified father combating supernatural forces, and with that film’s sequel due out next month, Wilson is back in the meantime in The Conjuring, a horror film which plays it too safe, but doesn’t do all […]

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