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Pinocchio and the problem of fantastical things in realistic looking films
The timbered tyke is back, in a film that raises interesting discussions about fantasy and reality.
The 50 best movies on Stan
Want to know the best films to watch on Stan? Here’s the mother of all guides.
The scariest films ever made, decade by decade
Matt Glasby takes a decade-by-decade look at cinema’s scariest.
I binged all the American Ninja movies because my editor is a sadistic monster
How much brain damage can these movies cause if watched back to back? Short answer: a lot.
How Bruce Lee continues to influence the zeitgeist, half a century after his death
From Tarantino to martial arts shows to the MCU – Bruce Lee is still working his magic.
Netflix’s new show gets it wrong: Nurse Ratched was never a villain
Well hell – the entire premise of Netflix’s popular new show is just plain wrong.
Christian Slater’s 10 best performances, from Heathers to Mr Robot
Christian Slater was an up-and-comer in the ’80s and a box office drawcard in the ’90s. Now he’s back in a big way.
The meaning of Fantasia, Disney’s beloved psychedelic masterpiece
On its 80th birthday we do the unthinkable—and explain what this trippy classic is actually about.
Top 10 Spike Lee films, from Da 5 Bloods to Do the Right Thing
The great Spike Lee makes films unlike anybody else.
Every Halloween movie, ranked from worst to best
With the most recent Halloween movie now on Netflix, we revisit one of cinema’s most iconic horror franchises.
10 hidden gems on Disney+ you probably haven’t heard of
Here’s all kinds of strange hidden gems to delight Mousketeers of all ages.
10 of the craziest Nicolas Cage moments, from smoking crack to watching snuff
The Cageiest moments that Nicolas Cage ever Nicolased Caged.
100 years on, The Cabinet of Dr Caligari is just as trippy as ever
This batshit crazy film has had a massive impact on film and cultural history.
Top 10 wildest movies about killing Nazis
It’s not just okay to kill Nazis, it’s the fastest way into heaven.
7 retro TV shows that should be turned into horror films
Degrassi, The Love Boat, Murder She Wrote…they all should get totally twisted remakes.
Happy 30th birthday Wild at Heart: the crazy Nic Cage and David Lynch classic
What a ride! The crazy-good classic Wild at Heart is vintage Lynch and vintage Cage.
The 20 most significant motion pictures of the decade
It was a crazy decade for film, TV, virtual reality, augmented reality and social media.
15 holiday movies you can stream right now
From Christmas classics to new hits, we got ya covered.
All Star Trek movies, ranked from worst to best
Live long and prosper by watching a boatload of Star Trek films. Or maybe just the best ones.
Fight Club 20 years on: how does its politics stand up?
A lot has changed in the world since Tyler Durden burst upon the scene.
From demons to fever dreams: dark fairy tales that made truly twisted films
Mermaids, vampires, mad scientists, ,monsters and other dark fables for your delectation.
The dodgy politics and right wing fantasies of the Rambo movies
Going by his politics, John Rambo is a bloody dodgy bloke.