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We review the English-language debut of Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska, The Other Lamb. By Josh Slater-Williams 26-03-20 1,258 Director: Malgorzata Szumowska Writer: C.S. McMullen Cast: Raffey Cassidy, Michiel Huisman, Denise Gough, Kelly Campbell, Eve Connolly, Isabelle Connolly, Ailbhe Cowley Distributor: MUBI Running Time: 97 mins If you like this, try… The Invitation Michiel Huisman also
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Takashi Shimizu, the director and co-writer (with Daisuke Hosaka) of Howling Village (Inunaki-mura), will always, along with Hideo Nakata (Ring, 1998; Dark Water, 2002) and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, 2001), belong to the pantheon of J-horror filmmakers. This comes down to Shimizu’s auteurist rôle at the centre of one of this subgenre’s most famous and influential
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‘Busy’ is the word that comes to mind in trying to describe Ilya S. Maksimov’s The Soul Conductor (Provodnik). For this is a film in which multiple subgenres and perspectives collide, and the viewer is left, not unlike the self-medicating heroine Katia (Aleksandra Bortich), struggling to find a clear signal in all the noise. Still
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“Welcome to the circle” is a recurring utterance in writer/director David Fowler’s debut feature of the same name. These words are addressed to anybody finding their way into an isolated woodland community whose few residents – Rebekah (Cindy Busby), Lotus Cloud (Heather Doerksen), Sky (Andrea Brooks) and Mathew (Michael Rogers) – are clearly the wide-eyed
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We exclusively reveal the new poster for upcoming interactive sci-fi, The Complex, as well as a new clip. By Rachael Harper 20-03-20 1,357 SciFiNow is delighted to an exclusive reveal the poster for upcoming interactive sci-fi thriller, The Complex, as well as show you all a new clip… Following Black Mirror’s ‘Bandersnatch’ and BAFTA-winning game Late Shift –
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Here’s our review of Berhnard Pucher’s Ravers… By Anton Bitel 13-03-20 555 Released: 16 March Certificate: 18 Director: Berhnard Pucher Cast: Natasha Henstridge, Georgia Hirst, Olivier Richters Running Time: 90 mins Becky (Georgia Hirst) is a journalist dying to get a big scoop, but hampered by her crippling aversion to, quite literally, getting her hands
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First published in 1963, Planet Of The Apes spawned a global media franchise including several television remakes and an Oscar®-nominated film. This stunning new edition from The Folio Society returns Pierre Boulle’s story to its literary roots with the definitive translation by Xan Fielding. Set on the idyllic-looking planet of Soros, the story follows three astronauts who
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Strange anomalies are afoot with our world exclusive artwork and clip from upcoming sci-fi thriller, Sea Fever… By Rachael Harper 10-03-20 511 We are delighted to reveal an exclusive clip and UK artwork from the upcoming movie Sea Fever…  Sea Fever is a tense and original Irish sci-fi thriller reminiscent of cult classics The
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We are delighted to exclusively reveal the cover for Luke Arnold’s upcoming novel, Dead Man In A Ditch, designed by Emily Courdelle… By Rachael Harper 09-03-20 1,099 Fetch Philips has nothing left to believe in. Which is why he’s surprised when the people of Sunder City start to believe in him… Rumour has it that
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Every night, a group of ageing American ex-army men from the Vietnam – and in one case the Korean – War gather at dingy VFW Post 2494, run by their fellow soldier Fred Parras (Stephen Graham). Together, they knock back a few drinks, share some old combat stories, and engage in the kind of cameraderie
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As tech company manager Rick Sanders (Austin Lewis) leads his staff in a peppy motivational session at the beginning of Butt Boy, the camera circles to one man who stands out from his co-workers, a craggy island of disconsolate ennui floating in a sea of happy-clappy mirth. Played by the film’s director and (with Ryan
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“I don’t know why I do what I do.” The speaker, Jack (MacLeod Andrews, They Look Like People, The Siren) is going through what might be called an existential crisis. Displaced from his own home by a neighbour’s cockroach infestation, he is having to make his bed wherever he can – and right now, given
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‘Raven’s End – Where Your Story Begins’, reads the sign marking the entrance to the mist-shrouded coastal town, as a little boy cycles by with an old analogue camera over his shoulder. This boy is looking for a story alright. With aspirations to become an investigative reporter, he hopes to uncover the rumoured mystery of
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Sea Fever opens with a spectacular shot under the ocean’s surface, sunlight radiating through the wash above, before something plunges into the water: a fully dressed woman who opens her mouth to gasp for breath before there is a cutaway to the title, and then to a huge drifting jellyfish. The woman is Siobhán (Hermione
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When an author rejects the label of science fiction and fantasy being applied to their works, it’s usually due to disdain for the genre. For me, it was because I never believed my books deserved it. It seemed to me a matter of credentials. My books are predominantly contemporary young adult (YA) fiction. They focus
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Can you tell us how you met the Wachowskis and got involved in The Matrix comics? We met at Marvel comics, and worked on a book called Ectokid. Lana was hired to be the writer right at the same time I was hired. The Matrix was still years away at this point, this was mid-Nineties
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Read our review on the Shirley Jackson biopic… By Katie Goh 02-03-20 1,445 Director: Josephine Decker Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Logan Lerman Less a by-the-numbers biopic and more an unconventional sketch of a woman’s creative process, Shirley is a hazy portrait of American cult horror writer, Shirley Jackson. Based on a Susan
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