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Trailer Drops For Rocky Horror Remake

“Give yourself over to absolute pleasure” goes the famous tagline to Richard O’Brien’s cult West End show-turned cinema-classic, and that invitation has been extended once again for this Halloween. Brought to you by the Fox Broadcasting Company, ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show Event’ stars Laverne Cox as the iconic Dr Frank ‘N’ Furter, who instantly steals the trailer with her ...

4 movies to watch in May

The month of May is looking to be a great one in terms of the movies that will be hitting the big screen. So, if you’re looking for something to watch but aren’t quite sure what’s going to be available, here’s a run down of some of the latest movies that are coming to the cinema!   X-Men: Apocalypse X-Men: ...

Fan Fiction’s Greatest FAIL – ‘Pride, Prejudice and Zombies’ Review

Reinventing has gone too far now. Not only have we been suffering the consequences of cinema’s current lack of imagination and, therefore, been watching the storyline’s same over and over again; but now, we’ll have to learn to cope with the brilliant nonsense that is arriving to our cinemas. And though it’s difficult to place in the Top 3 of ...

A Look Back At Alfred Hitchcock’s Masterpiece ‘Rope’ (1948)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to commit the perfect murder?

What about deciding who deserves to die based merely on an inferiority/superiority complex?

Alfred Hitchcock's Rope deals with exactly this by applying the Nietzschian theory of the superior man having the right to say 'yes' to life or death. According to the German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, people who take on the rules of morality are inferior because they use it to advance themselves. For Nietzsche and his followers, morality is merely a dichotomy of those put in a position of power but, out of fear, are too scared to transcend moral laws and the 'superior man' who is subjugated as a result of his capacity to kill said 'inferior' beings.

In the case of Hitchcock's Rope, we see two (almost homoerotic) friends - the satirical Brandon Shaw (John Dall) and the nervous Phillip Morgan (Farley Granger) - kill off their friend, David Kentley (Dick Hogan) as their way of lending power and justice to Nietzsche's aforementioned theory. The two of them were taugh


My Top 10 Movies Of 2015

It’s that time of the year where we all gather and decide which films should make our Top 10 list. 2015 as a whole has seen films of nostalgia, superhero action, and box office hits all face off throughout the calendar year. In fact, 2015 has been one of contrasting films and genres coming into the mix. As for me? ...

Five Video Games set for the big screen in 2016

Video game movies don’t exactly have the greatest reputation in Hollywood, with Super Mario Bros. the movie being a prime example as to why, however with games becomming more cinematic it was only a matter of time before we saw prosperous titles attempt to conquer the bright lights once again. After all there have been some success stories that have ...

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