Jules / July 11th, 2018

Everything old is new again. Hollywood loves its remakes and reboots. A tried and tested concept that comes with a built-in audience and an opportunity to attract a new generation of viewers is just way more appealing to studios than taking a chance on an original story. Now, there’s nothing inherently wrong with sequels or re-imaging of beloved properties, as long as the new new adds to the legacy of the original rather than leveraging it just to sell tickets. 80’s staples such as The Last Starfighter, The Goonies and Gremlins are beloved by many but what about another Generation X cult classic like The Monster Squad? Read More here

Jules / July 11th, 2018

Remaining in the heart of London’s West End for its 19th edition, the world-renowned FrightFest film festival turbo-charges into the Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema from Aug 23 – Aug 27, 2018. Hosting a record-breaking seventy films, embracing eighteen countries and spanning six continents, this year’s line-up is a true celebration of the genre’s global popularity. The five-day fear-a-thon includes 20 World, 17 European and 22 UK Premieres. Here’s a full break down of what’s playing, via the press release.

Andre Gower’s look at The Monster Squad cult phenomenon, WOLFMAN’S GOT NARDS.

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Jules / July 11th, 2018

Without question, sometimes our fandom tends to get the better of us and we allow nostalgia to augment a movie we loved from our childhood. The memories become emotions and those fuzzy feelings paint a glossy finish over a piece of celluloid that may not be as perfect as we thought. Should we then look back and try to decide if we collectively chose sentimentality over quality? Luckily, for fans of 1987’s The Monster Squad, they already know the answer to that question. Read More here


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