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Film Review: Veronica

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

With a release that had next to no advertising, ‘Verónica’ sort of slipped people by. It was released to Toronto film festival and some Spanish markets in late 2017 but was then released on to Netflix in late February of this year. It gained some traction online at the time but over the recent bank holiday weekend it seems to have exploded. I read several articles with headlines like ‘The scariest movie you’ll watch this year!’ or ‘The film so scary people have to turn it off!’ and I was understandably intrigued.

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Topics: film, Film Review, review, supernatural, horror

Film Review: A Quiet Place

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

 In recent years there has been a trend to make horror and thriller films that build in to long sagas with an extended mythos. Often, these films start with an interesting idea that is then complicated to enable a series of sequels and prequels. This not only hurts the initial film but leads to monotonous and repetitive future instalments.

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Topics: alien, film, Film Review, review, blog

Film Review: Tomb Raider

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Video games have always had a difficult time successfully transitioning to the big screen, but, in an underwhelming reboot for the Tomb Raider, the film does manage to remember its video game roots quite well.

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Topics: film, tomb raider, Film Review, review

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