Happy Death Day (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Christopher Landon

Starring:
Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard

Other notable appearances:
Rachel Matthews, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken, Rob Mello, Caleb Spillyards

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Groundhog Day, Urban Legend, Heathers, Scream

 

Tree Gelbman (Rothe) has had better birthdays. Not only does she wake up in a strange man’s dorm room and have an awkward encounter with him later in the day, but she is murdered by a masked killer. Until she wakes up the next day and has a new chance to start over. Tree must live through her birthday every time she awakes from death until she works out who is trying to murder her — or die trying.

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On Old Flames

Article by Kris

We’ve all been there.  Standing in a queue at a shop, maybe, or on a bus, lost in thought, in a bit of a funk.  Your job is going nowhere fast, family and friends are busy with their own lives.  There’s nothing particular coming up to look forward to, and no-one in your life who seems like a great prospect right now.  And that’s the exact moment that it happens.
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The Final Girls (2015)

Director:
Todd Strauss-Schulson

Starring:
Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Alexander Ludwig, Nina Dobrev, Alia Shawkat, Thomas Middleditch

Other notable appearances:
Adam DeVine, Angela Trimbur, Chloe Bridges, Tory N. Thompson

Running time:
88 minutes

Watch this if you liked:

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Friday the 13th

 

Three years after the sudden death of her mother, movie star Amanda Cartwright (Akerman), Max (Farmiga) finds herself trapped with her friends in the world of Camp Bloodbath, a slasher flick from the 80s starring none other than Max’s mother.

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The Voices (2014)

Review by CJ

Director:
Marjane Satrapi

Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick

Other notable appearances:
Jacki Weaver, Ella Smith

Running time:
103 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Tucker and Dale vs Evil, What We Do in the Shadows, Shaun of the Dead

 

Jerry (Reynolds) is an awkward but affable worker in the packing and shipping department of a toilet factory. When he goes home though, he assigns the voices in his head to his pet dog, a loving and supportive buddy, and his cat, a crude and self-absorbed jerk.

The advice his pets give him is mostly harmless, until Jerry accidentally murders the woman on whom he had a workplace crush. The deeper Jerry gets into burying her murder, the more his own life and delusions crumble.

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Neighborly: A Novel by Ellie Monago (2018)

Page count:
313

ISBN:
9781542096171 

Trigger warning:
Paedophilia

 

New parents Kat and Doug found a quaint home and moved into the perfect neighbourhood with flawless neighbours. But when Kat starts to receive increasingly threatening notes that allude to a past even her husband doesn’t know about, will she be able to convince Doug that the neighbours aren’t all that neighbourly or will she be left out in the cold?

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