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Peninsula – Final Part in South Korean Zombie Trilogy Lacks Bite

23/10/2020

In the midst of a pandemic, a new addition to the zombie canon can’t help but feel timely. But, asks Mike Pinnington, does TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA stand out from the horde?   In...

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Mystical and Mystifying: Krabi 2562 – Reviewed

30/09/2020

The modern day and the past overlap in this dreamlike collaborative feature from directors Ben Rivers and Anocha Suwichakornpong, finds Mike Pinnington…   Detective story, ghost story, travelogue; a eulogy to cinema and a...

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Despair, Hope and ‘Doomscrolling’ in Paul Schrader’s First Reformed

25/09/2020

“Someone has to do something.” Luke Penny on the eerie parallels in Paul Schrader’s 2017 film, First Reformed, with our compulsive doomscrolling of social media… We’re six months into a global pandemic and...

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“The last few months have emphasised what we’ve been missing” – Cinema after Lockdown

12/08/2020

Cinemas in England opened more than a month ago and lockdown continues to ease. But, asks Mike Pinnington, can the silver screen reclaim the droves of audiences lost to over-performing streaming services? During...

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End of the World Film Club #9:
The Shining

05/08/2020

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Join us for our next, perhaps final End of the World Film Club, in which we’ll watch and discuss Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining...

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End of the World Film Club #8: Girlhood

17/07/2020

Join us for our next End of the World Film Club, in which we’ll watch and discuss director Céline Sciamma’s banlieu story, Girlhood, a coming-of-age tale that fizzes with life… So, where are...

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End of the World Film Club #7:
Fritz Lang’s M

03/07/2020

Join us for our next End of the World Film Club, in which we’ll watch and discuss iconic director Fritz Lang’s M, a 1930s blueprint for serial killer movies that retains the power...

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End of the World Film Club #6: The Double-Bill

19/06/2020

Join us for our next End of the World Film Club, our first double-bill, in which we’ll watch and discuss a pair of films by two heavyweights of international cinema… As of this...

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End of the World Film Club #5: The Black Power Mix Tape 1967 – 1975

07/06/2020

“We have to document our history; if we’re gonna tell the story, let’s tell the story right.” Join us for our next End of the World Film Club, in which we turn our...

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