Author Archives: Jennifer Apel

My Neighbor Totoro – God of Death?

I think we can all agree that Japanese animation giant, Studio Ghibli, produce some of the most beautiful and emotive films the world has ever seen. Although incredibly popular in Japan, it was their films Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving … Continue reading

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Director Interview: Rob Savage

Following up on his review of HOST, the insanely popular UK indie horror, Hugh had the chance to catch up with the film’s director, Rob Savage.   Thanks very much for sparing us some time for a quick chat Rob, you … Continue reading

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Film Review: Host

Strike while the iron is hot is an adage that can be applied liberally to Rob Savage’s brilliantly creepy British film, Host. Filmed entirely in lockdown over several months and pieced together as a Zoom conference call, Rob and his … Continue reading

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Vampires: Myths versus Movies

You may think you know all the rules for vampires, but do you know which ones go back to the original myths and which were invented by Hollywood? Firstly, we need to decide which vampires we’re talking about. Legends of … Continue reading

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Frenzy: Hitchcock’s Last British Film

Alfred Hitchcock hails from the UK, but it wasn’t until he moved to the US early in his career that he truly gained fame. His first American film was Rebecca in 1940, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. … Continue reading

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