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FILM REVIEW: The Disaster Artist

You’re not a true film fan until you have endured The Room. The ‘Citizen Kane of bad movies’, directed, produced, written by and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room has gained infamy among cult movie enthusiasts since its 2003 release, steadily growing in feverish popularity and playing continuously to sold-out screenings across the world. Its achieved

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EXIT EARTH LAUNCH NIGHT!

On December 12th the STORGY team, alongside some of the writers and illustrators of the new EXIT EARTH anthology were showcasing their literary prowess and launching the hotly anticipated book of dark fiction on an unsuspecting world. Champagne, wine and beer were consumed with great vigour and many friendships were made. Below are some of

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FILM REVIEW: Bingo: The King of the Mornings

SPOILER WARNING! “Based on a true story.” Words that often make the prospective viewer’s heart sink. Somewhat to my relief, ‘Bingo: The King of the Mornings’ neatly avoids the biggest pitfalls common to lightly fictionalised re-tellings of real life. At least in the first half of the film. The principle pitfall being that real life

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FILM REVIEW: Mountains May Depart

This film should have been great. It had all the right ingredients. Written and directed by the award-winning Zhang-khe Jia, a key figure in the underground ‘Sixth Movement’ of Chinese film-making, Mountains May Depart explores the life of one woman at different moments in her life in the years 1999, 2014 and 2025. Encompassing the

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FILM ARTICLE: Twin Peaks: A Limited Event

  To preface this review, allow me first to indulge in a trip down memory lane to the Television landscape of 1989. It is easy to forget, these days, in the golden age of Television – where the likes of Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones have elevated the medium to a position where it

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FILM REVIEW: Broken Vows

The American Independent scene is a far-cry from the soaring heights of the early 90’s, and the strong resurgence of the mid-noughties. It has been some time since we had a Dazed and Confused, or even a Napoleon Dynamite. It’s now mostly a landscape littered with political liberal pieces that – in their desperate attempts

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INTERVIEW: Owen King

STORGY: I firstly wanted to say how much I enjoyed ‘Sleeping Beauties’ a book that you penned with your father. Could you explain to us where the original concept came from? OWEN KING: The premise was mine, but it was pretty vague. I pitched my dad something like, “What if one day all the women

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