Author: David Petty
For better or worse, horror films are a staple diet for many kids. Whether you’ve been scarred for life by Jaws or so enamoured with The Exorcist that you’ve clamoured for more, they trigger a response in a viewer unlike any other genre.Read the full story..
There is a moment in Rupert Wyatt‘s 2011 reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes that stops the viewer in their tracks. A moment when a good film becomes a great one, a moment rarely seen in slam-bang, effects-driven blockbusters in these franchise-saturated times.Read the full story..
Horror films can be a curious thing.Read the full story..
Is it bad form to open a review with a quote from someone else’s review?Read the full story..
David Lynch could never be called a bad filmmaker. Some may even throw the word ‘genius’ his way, and not without merit. But for anyone who’s ever endured his fractured take on Frank Herbert’s sci-fi magnum opus Dune, you’d be forgiven for thinking Lynch may not be all he’s cracked up to be.Read the full story..
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