Tag: film

BASEMENT OF HORRORS: ZOMBIE TRANSFUSION

It’s that time of the year again when all things creepy and crawly surface from beneath the rotting floor-boards, so in true resurrection fashion we’re bringing back the Basement of Horrors from STORGY’s archives. Unfortunately we haven’t had time to put together a new Basement of Horrors section this year, as we’ve been working hard

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FILM ARTICLE: IN THE BLOOD, an essay on the film ‘Hereditary’

  (WARNING! The following article contains many spoilers for the film ‘Hereditary’ Consider this your first and last warning!) A generational curse bleeds through Hereditary, Ari Aster’s feature length debut, and candidate for most unsettling film of 2018. When Annie’s (Toni Collette) mother dies, horrific events begin plaguing the family, and as Annie seeks a

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FILM ARTICLE: Remembering The Parallax View

There’s an old joke about a paranoid man being the only person who really knows what’s going on in the world. So what’s to worry about? Gina Haspel, the woman due to be confirmed as new director of the CIA, admitted destroying videotapes of detainee interrogations at a secret Thai prison in 2002. Recently, the

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FILM: The Moulinie Awards

We know that the Oscars were in February, but resident STORGY reviewer Joshua Moulinie wasn’t happy with the results! Therefore he’s put together his own categories for STORGY’s own award ceremony – THE MOULINIE AWARDS! Do you agree with our nominated list? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter @morestorgy Without further delay, here

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TRAILER: Under the Silver Lake

Synopsis: Centers on a man named Sam (Garfield) who becomes obsessed with the strange circumstances of a billionaire mogul’s murder and the kidnapping of a girl. Riley Keough as Sarah, Sam’s new neighbor. Topher Grace as Sam’s friend who helps him with an investigation surrounding a missing woman. What STORGY Thinks: David Robert Mitchell brought

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FILM REVIEW: Lucky

Harry Dean Stanton was, undoubtedly, one of the most recognisable and talented character-actors in the history of cinema. Appearing in over 200 films in a career that spanned six decades, Stanton is an unsung hero of the cinematic world. Alien, The Avengers, Twin Peaks etc, he’s made his way into pretty much everything you’ve ever

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FILM REVIEW: The Mercy

I waited a long time for The Mercy. I knew it was being filmed back in 2015 in South Devon, where I grew up, and, as with many from the region, I have been fascinated by the tragic story of Donald Crowhurst for many years.        This is a serious work. It is a serious film

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FILM REVIEW: I, Tonya

Centred on the life of former 1991 and 1994 U.S champion and Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding, and directed by Lars and the Real Girl’s Craig Gillespie, you’d be mistaken in thinking that I, Tonya is a biopic. Whilst it follows Harding’s life, from relative infancy to widespread infamy, detailing the events leading up to

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FILM REVIEW: Ladybird

Let me start by affirming something: I LOVE a good coming-of-age story. I also LOVE well-written dialogue. And complex female characters. And a score by Jon Brion. And, from what I’ve seen of her on-screen persona, Greta Gerwig, always a joy to watch and seemingly impossible to dislike. Another thing: I don’t normally like to

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FILM REVIEW: Willy The 1st (Willy 1er)

MyFrenchFilmFestival is taking place until the 19th February. To celebrate, we’re reviewing some of the films nominated. First up, we have Joshua Moulinie’s take on Willy the 1st (Willy 1er) French cinema has always been a benchmark for film as an art form. Often serving as the antithesis of Hollywood’s glitz and glamour it, it has held

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