Hallowe’en Special | Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Dir: Roman Polanski Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy, Angela Dorian Run Time: 136 minutes *Spoilers contained below* Rosemary’s Baby was released in June 1968 to near universal acclaim. It made tenfold what it had cost to develop, and was lavished with numerous nominations and…

Halloween Special | Nightwatch (1994)

Nightwatch (1994) Dir: Ole Bornedal Starring: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Gråbol, Kim Bodnia, Lotte Andersen, Ulf Pilgaard, Rikke Louise Andersson Run-Time: 104 Mins Almost twenty years before they became international stars thanks to Game of Thrones, The Killing and The Bridge, Danes Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister in GoT), Sofie Gråbol (The Killing) and Kim Bodnia (The…

Fury, Fake Geeks, Cinema Review

Cinema Review | Fury

As far as war films go, stories about tank crews are pretty rare. The only recent exception to this is Samuel Moaz’s Lebanon, which does a fantastic job in confining its audience to events shot entirely inside the tank. Fury heads down a different track to Moaz’s 2009 drama, instead choosing to blur the lines…

Halloween Special | Countess Dracula (1971)

Countess Dracula (1971) Dir: Peter Sasdy Starring: Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green, Sandor Eles, Maurice Denham, Patience Collier, Lesley-Anne Down Run-Time: 93 Mins You might be slightly mislead by the title. It’s actually based on the legend of Elizabeth Bathory, a real-life 16th century Hungarian countess who is considered to be the most prolific female serial…