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Captive State Is A World Dominated By Aliens

Alien invasion is a very old genre. As is dystopia. However, a dystopian fiction where the aliens have already won is pretty rare. With the exceptions of horror films like Invasion of the Bodysnatchers, I can’t think of many films that explore society with extraterrestrials completely in control. It is this precise society that Rupert […]

The Lodgers Review

In this new Irish gothic horror, The Lodgers explores family secrets, unwanted legacy and what lurks outside your bedroom door at night. Directed by Brian O’Malley, a seasoned horror director who is known for Let Us Prey (2014) and written by newcomer David Turpin, this film is the perfect combination of spooky tension and engaging […]

Nerd Hero – Taika Waititi

For the past few weeks, I’ve been binge watching Netflix. Having watched What We Do in the Shadows (a film for all occasions) I finally got around to Hunt for the Wilderpeople. Since then, I’ve become increasingly obsessed with New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi.  Born in the North Island to Maoi and Russian-Jewish parents, Waititi […]

Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone Picked Up By CBS

Any fans of Twilight Zone or its modern equivalent, Black Mirror, will be excited to learn more is on its way! Jordan Peele (Get Out, Key and Peele) is developing a reboot alongside Simon Kinberg (X-Men) and Marco Ramirez (Daredevil, Defenders). Seeing this project developing is particularly exciting since Peele has demonstrated considerable horror chops through […]

EwTube – Lindsay Ellis AKA The Nostalgia Chick

As a teenager, I couldn’t get enough of Channel Awesome’s content. I especially enjoyed the Nostalgia Critic, and I eventually started watching his female counterpart, Lindsay Ellis, aka The Nostalgia Chick. Funnily enough, I remembering really disliking Ellis’ videos on Channel Awesome, feeling that she wasn’t following the ‘format.’ In hindsight, I realised that this […]
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