FilmFridays Review Archives

Ring

Tragedy comes to one part of suburban Tokyo (if there is such a thing) when a group of teenage friends die in mysterious circumstances on the same day. One of the victims aunties’ investigates and discovers that, in accordance to a popular urban myth, they had all watched the same video tape then received a Click here to read more…

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Final Destination 5

Since cinemas earliest day, the world of movie franchise has been responsible for classics from James Bond to Carry On, Star Wars to Jurassic Park, Pirates to Shrek, Potter to Rings. Thanks to my FilmFridays co-founder, I have dabbled in the slightly more commerical franchises including all 7 Saw films (in the space of a Click here to read more…

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The Changeling

This film from 1980 starts in snow covered Upstate New York, middle of nowhere. A couple and their daughter have broken down and are pushing their car to the side of the road. Whilst the husband telephones for assistance in a nearby booth, he witnesses his wife and daughter get mown down by an out Click here to read more…

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The Omen

Having watched Mark Gatiss’ brilliant “A History of Horror” on BBC4, I realised that I had quite a bit of catching up to do in the classic horror department. So tonight was the turn of the 1976 classic The Omen – a film that warned us to beware any Geminis born in 1971 (being a Click here to read more…

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The Innocents

Released in 1961 starring Deborah Kerr, Megs Jenkins and two utterly stunning performances from child actors Martin Stephens and Pamela Franklin – this is one of my favourite ever films! Based on Henry James’ “Turn of the Screw”, directed by Jack Clayton with screenplay adaptation by William Archibald and Truman Capote – it tells the story of a Click here to read more…

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