12 Days of Christmas: Home Alone

It might not officially be The 12 Days of Christmas, but FILM IN WORDS will still fill your festive viewing schedule with cheer. From beloved movies that have become an irreplaceable holiday tradition to cult and lesser known Xmas cuts that promise to subvert and haunt your holidays, there’s something for everyone all the way […]

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Only God Forgives Review: Restless Sinners

CITY OF DEMONS Without a shadow of a doubt Only God Forgives is one of the most unsettling, relentlessly oppressive and utterly compelling films of the 21st century. It is not a typical Nicolas Winding-Refn picture, nor is it a typical Ryan Gosling flick, and using 2011’s Drive as our primary piece of empirical evidence, […]

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Dredd Review

I AM THE LAW Despite being largely absent from mainstream popular culture for over fifteen years the character of Judge Dredd has proved one of the most enduring personalities in the canon of graphic novel to big screen adaptations. Regardless of Sylvester Stallone’s heavy-handed portrayal of the futuristic law bringer often falling into the category […]

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