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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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Cabin Fever (2016)

Review by CJ

Director:
Travis Z

Starring:
Gage Golightly, Matthew Daddario, Samuel Davis, Nadine Crocker, Dustin Ingram

Running time:
99 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Cabin Fever (2002), Evil Dead (2013)

 

Five friends go on a holiday to a cabin in remote woods where, after a chance encounter with a hermit, one of them contracts a tenacious flesh-eating virus. With no help nearby and their car out of order, can the other four survive or will they themselves catch the cabin fever?

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Ghostbusters (2016)

Review by CJ

Ghostbusters 2016

Director:
Paul Feig

Starring:
Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Neil Casey

Other notable appearances:
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts, Sigourney Weaver, Andy Garcia, Ozzy Osbourne, Charles Dance, Ed Begley Jr

Running time:
1 hour 56 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Ghostbusters (1984), Bridesmaids

 

After an encounter with an angry ghost gives them proof of the afterlife, Abby (McCarthy), Holtzmann (McKinnon) and Erin (Wiig) team up to catch and contain ghosts. Along the way they are joined by ditzy receptionist Kevin (Hemsworth) and new recruit Patty (Jones).

When the city is threatened by a madman set on breaking the barrier between our world and the spirit world, who you gonna call?

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The Last House on the Left (2009)

Review by CJ

The Last House on the Left

Director:
Dennis Iliadis

Starring:
Sara Paxton, Tony Goldwyn, Monica Potter, Spencer Treat Clark, Garret Dillahunt, Riki Lindhome, Aaron Paul

Running time:
110 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Eden Lake

Trigger warning:
Graphic rape

 

Emma (Potter) and John (Goldwyn) Collingwood provide Krug (Dillahunt), his son, brother and girlfriend with medical attention and a place to stay after their car crashes near the Collingwood family’s summer house. What Emma and John don’t know is that Krug is a wanted fugitive whose gang have just brutally assaulted their daughter and murdered her friend. To what lengths will the Collingwood’s go to avenge their daughter?

The Last House on the Left (2009) is a remake of Wes Craven’s directorial debut The Last House on the Left (1972).

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Godzilla (1998)

Review by CJ

Godzilla (1998)

Director:
Roland Emmerich

Starring:
Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria

Other notable appearances:
Harry Shearer, Kevin Dunn, Nancy Cartwright, Michael Lerner

Tag line:
Size does matter

Running time:
139 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Independence Day, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Godzilla (2014)

 

Everyone’s favourite giant radioactive lizard returns in his first reboot. Godzilla makes his way to Manhattan to start a family. It’s up to biologist Nick Tatopoulos (Broderick), French agent Philippe Roaché and the national guard to stop him.

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