BLAIR WITCH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Adam Wingard Stars: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scot, Corbin Reid, Wes Robinson, Valorie Curry. Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the woods. In 1999 the independent film The Blair Witch Project was shot on a micro budget and changed the face of horror films forever. It popularised the found footage genre, with its DIY aesthetic - the frantic editing and its jerky, nausea inducing hand held camera work and multiple point of view perspectives - which has influenced films like Chronicle, Cloverfield, Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #193

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Yoga Hosers,’ ‘Blair Witch,’ ‘La Belle Saison,’ ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby,’ ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ and ‘Spin Out’. This episode also contains interviews with Corbin Reid, Callie Hernandez, James Allen McCune, Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Broderick Fox (Zen And The Art Of Dying), and Devon Murray (‘Harry Potter’ – Oz Comic Con). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #191

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Don’t Breathe,’ ‘Sunset Song,’ ‘Nerve,’ ‘Girl Asleep,’ ‘Mechanic:Resurrection,’ and ‘Blood Father’. This episode also contains interviews with Daniel Zovatto, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer, Dave Franco, Emma Roberts, Mel Gibson, Jason Statham, Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Alba, Terence Davies, Rosemary Myers, Trudy Hellier (‘Little Acorns’) and Luke Sparke (‘Red Billabong’). We also launch two great new competitions this week so make sure you Continue reading

DON’T BREATHE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Fede Alvarez Stars: Jane Levy, Stephen Lang, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto. This tense, claustrophobic thriller cleverly inverts the premise behind such thrillers as Wait Until Dark and Blind Terror, in which a vulnerable blind woman was terrorised by killers until she fought back. Here though it is a blind person who is doing the terrorising. And it is a surprisingly effective thriller that grips until the very end. It will also invite comparisons with the recent tense and claustrophobic thriller Green Room. Detroit is an Continue reading

THE SHALLOWS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Juame Collet-Serra Stars: Blake Lively, Oscar Jaenada, Angelo Jose, Brett Cullen, Sedoni Legge. Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the cinema, along comes another shark thriller. Ever since Steven Spielberg gave us the summer blockbuster with Jaws in 1975, great white sharks have been given something of a bad reputation by Hollywood filmmakers. The success of Jaws also produced a number of sequels and other killer shark themed movies, some of them quite risible by comparison. The Shallows comes from young Spanish Continue reading