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BA in Film from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. MA in English from the University of Sheffield. All-around fun guy who wants to make the world a better, and more interesting, place.

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL As A Superman Origin Story

By the talented Jeff Nichols, Midnight Special is similar to the comic hero Superman, documenting how he would be depicted in the real world.

Are Remakes All That Bad? The Six Levels Of Remake Hell

Not all remakes are created equally. While many can be terrible some can excel. Here Zac Hestand presents the six levels of remake hell.

The Beginners Guide: Christopher Nolan, Director

In this Beginner's Guide we discuss some of Christopher Nolan's best work to date, his influences and artful filmmaking skills.

The Beginners Guide: John Carpenter, Director

In this beginner’s guide, we discuss John Carpenter's work - spanning the duration of his career in skillfully frightening his audience.

Godzilla As Metaphore For Climate Change In SHIN GODZILLA

Like all Godzilla films, Shin Godzilla criticises how governments respond to disasters - but in this film, it's not nuclear, but natural disaster.

BLAIR WITCH: An Exercise In Home Invasion Horror

Today, we analyse Blair Witch, Adam Wingard's influences and how he applied the horror concept of home invasion on a film set in a