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Collateral (2004): from cowardice to control

A badass sociopath schools a taxi driver in the art of assertiveness. But there can only be one boss ...

Published: 8 August 2022
8 August 2022

The Omen (1976) and horror’s malevolent mirror

How The Omen uses inversions to unsettle us - and why that makes for effective horror

Published: 1 August 2022
1 August 2022

Tender is the Flesh: the frailty and futility of being human

In Agusta Bazterrica’s dystopian novel animals are off the menu and eating people is the norm

Published: 24 July 2022
24 July 2022

Underwater (2020) explained: the devil in the detail

The significance of strong women and skimpy underwear in 2020 sci-fi horror Underwater

Published: 17 July 2022
17 July 2022

The Lost World (1997): good guys, bad guys and dinosaurs

The Lost World establishes Ian Malcolm as a flawed father - and gives him a dinosaur double

Published: 11 July 2022
11 July 2022

Run (2020) explained: mad, bad mothers and obsessive love

How Run misdirects viewers to pull off its tale of manipulation and abuse

Published: 27 June 2022
27 June 2022

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