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Author: Tobias Handke

Freelance writer with a passion for film.

Deserted Island Movie Collection: Every Kurt Russell film.

Best Movie Snack: Popcorn.

‘The Furies’ Review – A Gory, Heart-Pumping Roller-Coaster Ride

Aussie horror flicks have been more miss than hit of late. For every inventive and creatively shot film like zombie thriller Wyrmwood (2014), there are a dozen sub-standard slashers in the mould of Boar (2017) or Charlie’s Farm (2014). The good news is the lastest local production The Furies is a gory, heart-pumping roller-coaster ride that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat from the opening scream.

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‘Gemini Man’ Review – Amazing Action Though the Rest is Dull at Best

At one point in the late 90s, Will Smith was one of the biggest actors on the planet. The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air went on one of the greatest four-film streaks of all time, starring in Bad Boys (1995), Independence Day (1996), Men In Black (1997) and Enemy of the State (1998). On top of that, he also released his debut chart-topping solo album ‘Big Willie Style’, spawning the hits “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” and “Miami”. Then he made Wild Wild West (1999).

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‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review – The Stellar Cast Can’t Bring this One to Life

There’s been much talk about Jim Jarmusch’s latest flick The Dead Don’t Die. A horror-comedy featuring an incredible cast of Jarmusch regulars and newcomers, the film begins with an interesting premise before slowly drifting to a weird and ultimately unfulfilling ending.

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‘Angel Has Fallen’ Review – Get the Popcorn Ready

After rescuing the President of the United States of America from a hostage situation in action blockbuster Olympus Has Fallen (2013), then saving him again from terrorists in London Has Fallen (2016), Secret Service agent Mike Banning is back a third time in Angel Has Fallen to uncover a conspiracy that could bring about his downfall.

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Ari Aster Does Not Fail to Terrify with ‘Hereditary’ Follow-Up ‘Midsommar’

American writer and director Ari Aster announced himself last year with the release of Hereditary. An absorbing, yet unsettling horror in the vein of 70s classics The Exorcist (1973) and Don’t Look Now (1973), his debut was a critical and commercial hit and one of the best films of 2018. A year on and Aster delivers his much-anticipated follow-up, the folk horror, Midsommar.

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Nicolas Cage Teams with Laurence Fishburne in ‘Running with the Devil’

Last week we brought you the trailer for the Nicolas Cage revenge thriller A Score to Settle and this week, we have another Cage classic sure to find its way straight to DVD soon after its cinematic release.

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Casey Affleck Tries to Keep His Child Safe in New Thriller ‘Light of My Life’

A film set in a world where all the women on earth have died is eyebrow-raising, to say the least, but when you discover the film was written and directed by Casey Affleck, things get even murkier.

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