Young Frankenstein (1974)

Director: Mel Brooks Writer: Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks, Mary Shelley (characters & novel) Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman One could be forgiven at first glance as the film starts, that this might actually […]

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson Writers: Kelly Marcel (screenplay), E.L. James (novel) Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle How does one give a review for a film, based off a book, that received so much media […]

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The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016)

Director: Pearry Reginald Teo Writers: Josh Nadler (screenplay), Pearry Reginald Teo (screen story), Everette Hartsoe (based on the comic book by), Brothers Grimm (story) Stars: Ethan Peck, India Eisley, Natalie Hall A barefoot man walks […]

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Director: Ron Howard Writers: Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Charles Leavitt (story), Nathaniel Philbrick (book) Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson This film is based on Philbrick’s novel, which chronicles the voyage of the whaling ship […]

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The Vikings (1958)

Director: Richard Fleischer Writers: Calder Willingham (screenplay), Dale Wasserman (adaptation) Edison Marshall (novel) Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine The vikings may not be historically accurate or even accurate compared to the […]

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Pan (2015)

Director: Joe Wright Writers: Jason Fuchs, J.M. Barrie (characters) Stars: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund Hugh Jackman stars as Blackbeard in this classic retelling of Peter Pan with a rather large twist. After seeing […]

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Audrey Rose (1977)

Director: Robert Wise Writers: Frank De Felitta (screenplay), Frank De Felitta (novel) Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck Director Robert Wise (who had previously directed West Side Story and The Haunting) brings us the […]

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The Hunter (2011)

Director: Daniel Nettheim Writers: Alice Addison (screenplay), Wain Fimeri (original adaptation), Julia Leigh (Novel) Stars: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Morgana Davies The Hunter charts the tale of one isolated and disconnected mans slow journey back […]

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At the Earth’s Core (1976)

Director: Kevin Connor Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs (novel), Milton Subotsky (screenplay) Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro At the end of the Amicus Productions/Hammer Horror films rivalry a few little guilty pleasurable gems were […]

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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Director: James Bobin Writers: Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Lewis Carroll (books) Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter I have never been the biggest fan of the first film by Tim Burton (as a lover […]

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The Woman in Black (2012)

Director: James Watkins Writers: Susan Hill (novel), Jane Goldman (screenplay) Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds Arthur Kipps (Radcliffe) is a young London solicitor still mourning the loss of his wife. Despite this he […]

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