easy rider

EASY RIDER (1969)

There have been many American movies specifically concerned with the country itself. Few are as biting, inventive, and also endlessly relevant as Easy Rider....

GREEN ROOM (2015)

Green Room doesn’t mess around. Clocking in at a lean 94-minutes, this riveting and claustrophobic thriller doesn’t waste time and shows that writer-director Jeremy...

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JANE GOT A GUN (2016)

The Western is a genre that resolutely refuses to ride off into the sunset. Despite an increasing distance from the era—when America’s west was...

hush 2016

HUSH (2016)

A fleeting glance of Hush while browsing Netflix and you’d be forgiven for having a reflexive urge to keep scrolling. ‘A young woman living...

the jungle book 2016

THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016)

It’s easy to condemn Disney for adapting its animations into live-action, as it seems like a creatively bankrupt endeavour, but the success of 2015’s...

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BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR (1990)

What stops me joining the cult of Re-Animator is how reductive the franchise is. Stuart Gordon’s original 1985 movie is a schlocky update of...