Shaw Brothers Cover Photo

If you enjoy martial arts films, then you have probably heard of the incredible Shaw Brothers, one of Hong Kong’s biggest and most significant film production companies of all times. Having over 800 films made over nine decades and winning hundreds of awards, their name is synonymous with cinema all over the world. But, who

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Bloody Muscle Bodybuilder in Hell Cover Photo

Being one of the most attributed inspirations in filmmaking, filmmakers around the world have cited The Evil Dead series as a motivation to create cinema for themselves. The mastery of the low-budget filmmaking process, which led to various highly esteemed horror films, still hold its own to this day in the horror genre – ingenuity

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Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned 1980 cover photo

Though you won’t see him appear in the cinematic universe anytime soon, many may not be aware that Dracula is a Marvel character. Being the star of his own comic book series developed by the comic behemoth, Tomb Of Dracula in the early 1970s, the comic is where the character of Blade made his debut

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0.0MHz 2019 Cover Photo

Considering the renowned success of Parasite (2019), among many others, South Korean cinema has finally started to receive a recognition outside of Asia that has been mostly reserved for Japanese cinema. The high calibre productions released throughout South Korea recently have flown under the radar of most moviegoers in the West, barring a few exception

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Red Room: The Antisocial Network Cover Photo

For as long as it has been a viable means for sharing media, the internet has been a fascination of the morbidly curious. Forums and sites set up on both the surface and deep web dedicated to the spread of gratuitous, real life videos of death, becoming common knowledge in our society and reflected in

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Final Girl Cover Photo

I believe we are all aware of the stereotypes of certain genres in horror, specifically slasher movies. The near formulaic structure of their story is a carbon copy of the next, just with a different villain and hoping to become the next synonymous series of films. It would be fruitless to hope for a film

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Superhost 2021 cover photo

Though the pandemic has seriously affected the way the world conducts business and we live our lives, filmmakers have been working to find a way to keep creating films in these arduous times. Turning to filming in isolated locations with a modest budget to help streamline the filmmaking process, avoiding densely crowded areas and limiting

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Japan Film Fest Hamburg Shorts cover photo

One of the biggest highlights of the Japan Film Fest Hamburg rests within the diverse selection of short films. For the audience, this means getting the chance to see original shorts seldom screened outside of Japan and unlikely to ever release in the West. The fest embracing multiple genres, too, ensures a varied experience. This

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A Beast in Love Cover Photo

One of the more unique entries in this years Japan Film Fest Hamburg (JFFH), A Beast in Love (2020) is the latest film from the mind of Koji Shiraishi.  Prolific in horror, having explored a multitude of sub-genres throughout the years, Koji Shiraishi is most known for his entries into ‘mocumentary horrors’ such as Noroi

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One Cut in the Life 2020 cover photo

Featured in JFFH (Japanese Film Fest Hamburg), One Cut in the Life is a poignant drama written, produced, and directed by Shintaro Hachi- a relatively unknown, up and coming filmmaker. He stated, “I would like to show my own determination regarding violent events of all sizes that I encounter in my daily life, and with

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