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Trainspotting 2, the much bandied about, apprehensively secretly longed for follow up to the one and only untouchable 1996 Independent masterpiece of subversion, Trainspotting...

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By Jacqueline Howell We've covered the tremendous film The Witch on this site before, and like all great pieces of art, one is torn between...

The Best Films of the 21st Century

By The Editors We'll start with a reminder. The 21st century began on January 1st, 2001. BBC.Com Culture has started an interesting social media discussion about the...

Jason Bourne is No Hipster

As Jason Bourne premiered this weekend, some of the media outlet coverage (or at least at the click-bait social media level) was of the...

Stranger Things: The Heat of Summer Chiller Your Inner 80s Child Has Been Calling...

Stranger Things seems to have dropped out of the brains of The Duffer Brothers and onto our Netflix world this weekend.  The digital platform continues...

The VVitch (Witch): Our Corn is Trash

  This season's Indie Folk-Horror darling, The VVitch, the tale of one isolated family's banishment and descent into a 17th century rural farming nightmare, is...

Spike Island & The Stone Roses: For All of Us Outside the Gates

By Jacqueline Howell What a time to be alive for Stone Roses /Manchester/ 80s "Indie" music fans. While good music has always struggled to find the sunlight through...

Film Diaries: A Film A Day – The Maid

Introducing our new original column -Film Diaries: A Film A Day - Part 1 The Maid (La Nana) 2009 Directed by Sebastian Silva Starring Catalina Saavedra,...

What We Do in the Shadows: Fresh Blood in the Vampire Canon

What We Do in the Shadows (2014, New Zealand, Australia; 2015 U.S. Release) Written, Directed and Produced by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Starring Jemaine Clement,...

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