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Thrills on Tracks: 9 Thrilling Train Movies

Snowpiercer

On June 27th, one of the best movies ever to be set on a train, Snowpiercer, finally hit cinemas in the U.S. after a protracted delay. While train movies have their own set of challenges - not least the restricted space and need for ...

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Hero of War: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and Returning Veterans

Steve and Sam

Recently, I made a comment about the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier which struck a nerve with some fans.  After a repeat viewing, I mentioned that there was something very sad about Captain America/Steve Rogers’s (Chris Evans) apartment in ...

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Are Transformers Bad for Hollywood?

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Lesley takes a look at the most recent Transformers film, Age of Extinction, and what its success bodes for Hollywood. When looking at the critical response to Transformers: Age of Extinction (hereinafter ‘AoE’), two things stand out. First, critics are certainly having fun ...

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‘Snowpiercer’: The Subversive Star Vehicle

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This article contains heavy spoilers for Snowpiercer. Bong Joon-ho is considered one of the masters of modern cinema since bursting onto the international stage with the Korean genre films The Host, Mother, and Memories of Murder, each time using and ...

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Filmoria Podcast Special: Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer-Cast

If you’ve been following our coverage of Bong Joon-Ho‘s epic Snowpiercer, you’ll know it’s kind of a big deal. Considering the lengthy delay in its release and the controversy over which cut audiences would see- not to mention the sheer depth and complexity of ...

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Bayhem Defined: The Best Moments Of ‘Transformers’ So Far

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Ever since Hasbro‘s Transformers were picked up by Michael Bay for a big screen blitz of explosive mayhem back in 2007, the franchise has celebrated great success at the box office and offered up some of the most thrilling moments ...

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Non-Stop Thrills: The Hollywood Action Vehicles

Duel

With the home release of Liam Neeson headliner Non-Stop just around the corner, what better way to celebrate than to look back at some of the most thrilling vehicle-based movies that have left us an audience on the edge of ...

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Into the Future: Sci-fi, society and technology on film

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Science-fiction, as a genre, has been present throughout the entire history of cinema. But is it having a major resurgence? If so, why, and what are we trying to say with the genre? This summer saw the release of Godzilla, ...

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Interview with ‘Cold in July’ Writer / Director Jim Mickle

Cold in July

If you happened to love last year’s creepy yet beautiful horror film We Are What We Are, you are certainly looking forward to writer/director Jim Mickle’s follow-up.  But rather than make another horror film, Mickle went in the a completely ...

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Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. The Exhibition

Exhibit

Marvel’s quality, quantity and consistency as a movie studio in just a few years has been incredible.  No longer licensing their properties to other studios (Sony still has Spiderman and Fox the X-Men) and now makes their own films as ...

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