Interview with Director of Goatman; Logan Donald

Interview with Director of Goatman; Logan Donald

I talked to Logan Donald, the director of Goatman, a short slasher film set in Georgia during the 1990s. Mary Ann Mahoney: Hi, Logan! Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to chat with me. Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself? Logan Donald: Hey! Thank you for having me; it’s such a pleasure. […]

How did James Bond become a cultural phenomenon?

How did James Bond become a cultural phenomenon?

There are few fictional characters as beloved as the British spy, James Bond. From his origins in the books of Ian Fleming, to his role as the star of many multi-million dollar movies, Bond has managed to evolve through the decades with surprising ease. With everybody from the world’s top pop stars to the most […]

What we know about Kong: Skull Island

What we know about Kong: Skull Island

Few monsters have captivated cinema audiences as much as King Kong. And on 10 March we can look to see further exploits from the gargantuan beast, as Kong: Skull Island looks to be one of 2017’s biggest movie outings. With an incredible cast featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman and […]

Why Aren’t Casinos Represented More in Film?

Why Aren’t Casinos Represented More in Film?

The casino is one of the most intense and exciting locations that you can visit. The buzzing atmosphere, the thrilling sounds of fortunes being won and lost, whirring sirens, croupiers hustling, gamblers heckling and chips clinking- all this amounts to an electrifying experience. Add the modern online casinos to that mix, bringing new elements to […]

7 Little Known Facts About Your Favourite Marvel Superheroes

7 Little Known Facts About Your Favourite Marvel Superheroes

Now that The Avengers: Age of Ultron has topped the US box office – with takings of a modest $187.7m (£124m) – and Marvel’s much loved characters are stealing the show everywhere, it might be time to take a look at what our favourite superheroes get up to behind the movie scenes: Marvel thought children […]

Boyhood Review

Boyhood Review

Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014) is the film of the decade and it’s no wonder; over the space of 12 years the same actors were filmed for a total of 39 days and the result is a realism that cannot be matched. Instead of make-up and effects to age our characters we actually grow alongside them, […]

Star-Studded Flops

Star-Studded Flops

Guardians of the Galaxy has been an unprecedented success; opening to rave reviews and grossing nearly $600m worldwide. Being a part of the Marvel universe has helped the gross, as has the star-studded cast: Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana, Benicio del Toro and Dave Bautista to name but a few. Star studded casts can […]

A Celebration of the Forgotten Art of Horse-racing Films

A Celebration of the Forgotten Art of Horse-racing Films

The thrills and spills of horse-racing has kept spectators on the edge of their seats for centuries. The origins of this traditional sport can be traced back as far as Roman times, whilst the first officiated horse-racing organisation was established as long ago as 1750. Therefore it a testament to this longstanding sport that it […]

10 Unusual Movie Cameos

10 Unusual Movie Cameos

Marilyn Manson’s Cameo in Wrong Cops Last night I was watching Quentin Dupieux’s Wrong Cops movie on Netflix, not only did it feature some of Quentin’s brilliantly bombastic music as Mr. Oizo (Yes, he’s the fellow behind Flat Beat with the yellow puppet named Flat Eric), it also featured Marilyn Manson playing a gay teenage […]