The Coen Brothers: A Road Trip of Influence

THEIR DARK (SOURCE) MATERIALS Today Joel and Ethan Coen proudly stand as a prolific and influential presence upon the landscape of contemporary American cinema. For over two decades the Minnesota born siblings have crafted their own mischievously iconic brand of dark fairy tales; dripping in blood, devilish humour and gothic Americana. Their films span environments […]

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Thor: The Dark World: Brothers in Arms

BROTHERS IN ARMS Hot on the jet-powered heels of Robert Downey Jr.’s electrifying outing as his limousine riding, high-tech armour flying, kiss stealing billionaire alter-ego Tony Stark in Iron Man 3, everyone’s favourite mythical Norse god has returned  to take up the slack on the old avenging front – and rest assured he’s brought his […]

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Cult Conversation: Ghosts… of the Civil Dead

Words: Brody Rossiter Twitter: @BrodyRossiter IT’S 1988, WELCOME TO HELL There have been several depictions of supermax prisons committed to film over the last few decades. Whether pure action, sci-fi, or a combination of the two, very rarely do we see these intimidating structures of incarceration exhibited beyond the two genres. Usually our protagonists begin […]

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