Charles Dance

Film Review: Underworld: Blood Wars (MA15+, USA, 2016) misses its opportunity to reinvigorate the franchise

December 1, 2016

The Underworld franchise has had its fair share of ups and downs. The first film is considered a fantasy horror thriller vampire/werewolf classic. Heralded for its BAMF female protagonist and thought out vampire/werewolf mythology story, the films that followed in its wake had a lot to live up to. The second film Underworld: Evolution raised […]

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DVD Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (MA15+) (USA/UK, 2016)

June 28, 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when Hollywood is on to a good thing, they will milk the shit out of it and exploit it until audiences are sick of it and then move on to the next “cool” thing. Right now that thing is very much zombies, so don’t be surprised to see […]

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Film Review: Me Before You (USA, 2016)

June 16, 2016

Even at just a surface level, Me Before You feels like a movie that’s just ticking boxes than it is engaging heartstrings. You’ve got three big franchise stars (from Game of Thrones, Doctor Who and The Hunger Games, respectively), a picturesque British backdrop and premise that all-but-guarantees a tragic end. However, it never really feels like the film is genuinely leveraging […]

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Craziest ways that Season 6 of Game of Thrones could end

May 6, 2016

Every season of Thrones has ended on a moment of great narrative significance. The first season closed with the introduction Dany’s (Emilia Clarke) dragons while the second unveiled the White Walkers and their army of the dead. Most recently, the fifth season ended with the instantly-infamous death of Jon Snow (Kit Harrington). As we make […]

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DVD Review: Victor Frankenstein (USA, 2015)

April 26, 2016

If nothing else, Victor Frankenstein succeeds in its efforts to retell the story of the titular figure, and not the monster he’s so often conflated with. This re-imagining of the horror classic sees Frankenstein and his assistant Igor take center stage over the pair’s iconic creation, playing less a horror flick and more of a character-driven period […]

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The next film in the Underworld series gets title

April 14, 2016

The quinary to what’s become one of the few lasting vampire franchises in motion, Underworld, has finally received its next title; Underworld Blood Wars. A franchise that’s never really had too much trouble finding a good cast will return with another selection of international actors, this time dipping into televisions extensive talent pool. Kate Beckinsale […]

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Film Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (MA15+, USA/UK, 2016)

February 28, 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when Hollywood is on to a good thing, they will milk the shit out of it and exploit it until audiences are sick of it and then move on to the next “cool” thing. Right now that thing is very much zombies, so don’t be surprised to see […]

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