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Scene from Stalker
10th Dec
Magical Realism is a little known genre in which the film has magical elements but these are treated as mundane and normal in the environment. Close...
Darlek's in media city
9th Dec
This weekend saw Media City and Salford Quay taken over by a group of Daleks. Their cries of 'Exterminate' can be heard along the...
John Hurt in Alien
9th Dec
When I was a child, pretty much all films scared me and I certainly could not deal with horror. Now, as an adult, I'm a horror fan and very few films...
Bar scene in Inglourious Basterds
8th Dec
Yesterday I wrote about the harrowing and mostly true account, Schindler's List. Today I'm writing about a film set in the same period that does the...
fat freddy's drop, manchester academy, live, gig
7th Dec
It’s been a highly anticipated twelve month wait for our reggae fathers. So the frenzy surrounding Fat Freddy’s Drop in Manchester was potent on the...
Liam Neeson in Schindler's List
7th Dec
Today's genre is the historical film. These films present themselves as mostly true accounts of an event or person's life, whereas historical fiction...
Doug Jones in Pan's Labyrinth: Credit: Telecinco
6th Dec
I don't need to hesitate when somebody asks me what my favourite film of all time is. There is no shadow of a doubt that Guillermo Del Toro's...
RuPaul's Drag Race
5th Dec
After years of speculation and rumours, RuPaul’s Drag Race is finally creating its UK version of the popular US reality competition show. .@RuPaul...
Scene from Waltz With Bashir
5th Dec
The drama genre is defined as being more realistic than other genres and what could be more realistic than a depiction of somebody remembering true...
4th Dec
The term ‘voice of a generation’ is one which gets thrown at almost any new artist who tries to tell a story through their music. The Smiths were,...

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