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Send In The Clowns

Clowns (klaʊns)

  1. Comic performers who entertain with eccentric costumes, exaggerated features and/or various forms of physical humour.
  2. The single most evil and horrifying creatures of all-time. Ever.

It’s safe to say clowns are divisive, but regardless of where you stand on the entertaining/terrifying debate, there’s simply no denying their cultural significance. From their origins as court jesters to innocent, child-friendly entertainers, and eventually horror icons as sinister, child-eating movie monsters, clowns have remained a permanent fixture in cinema since it began. Continue reading Send In The Clowns

Room 237 Review

“I would not think of quarrelling with your interpretation nor offering any other, as I have found it always the best policy to allow the film to speak for itself.” – Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick’s legendary adaptation of Stephen King’s horror The Shining may be over thirty years old, but due to the director’s fastidious approach his films are subject to eternal debate, speculation and mystery. Rodney Ascher’s documentary explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Kubrick’s visionary masterpiece.

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Easy Rider Review

Get your motor runnin’, head out on the highway

Written and directed by its stars, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper respectively, this iconic piece of counterculture lit the touch paper for a generation of New Hollywood cinema. While it may lack the contextual impact of its release, Easy Rider’s cultural and historical significance, as well as its quality, grants it a legendary status. Continue reading Easy Rider Review