Words by Erik Winther Scary novels have captivated readers since Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in 1817, and scary movies have kept viewers enthralled since at least 1910, when no less a filmmaker than Thomas Edison released his 16-minute silent adaptation of that same novel. Many people enjoyed the stagy black-and-white movie, and... Read more
Here at Filmoria we always love to look back at those pinnacle moments in cinema that you can’t help but replaying over and over again. From family adventure films to horror, sci-fi and beyond, each genre has provided their own forgettable moments worthy of the history books. To celebrate... Read more
With Annabelle: Creation still making waves in recent weeks and paving the way for IT to dominate this past week’s box office, we posed some questions to the sequel’s cinematographer Maxime Alexandre, as he discussed his approach to creating the feel of a great horror and much more… With... Read more
Stephen King for teenagers The list of Stephen King books adapted for the big screen is as long as your arm, from the great – The Shining, The Shawshank Redemption and the original Carrie – to the not-so-great or ones that disappeared almost without trace – Apt Pupil... Read more
Elisabeth Moss and Dominic West star in The Square; the razor-sharp new comedy from Ruben Östlund. Our Cannes review is in.
Welcome to It Takes Two, a new column which dives into a specific year of filmmaking. One will be a major release from the year, be it a massive awards success or a box-office dynamo. The other will be a hidden gem, something that may have been a critical... Read more
He turns 80 in about a week’s time – the 22nd, if you want to send a card – but Jack Nicholson has been noticeable by his absence for some time. Described by some as a “retired actor”, he last graced UK screens in 2011 in How Do You... Read more
After the two hours you will spend with Paterson, the new wonderful piece of work from acclaimed writer/director Jim Jarmusch, you will not look at the world in the same way. Within that moment in time, fleeting compared to how long you wish you could spend with both the... Read more
Camera placement is one of the most crucial aspect of any film production. Since the beginning of 20th century, there have been a number of films which have pioneered techniques that are still important and used to this very day in modern cinema. These techniques were once groundbreaking. They... Read more
Director Gore Verbinski returns to psychological horror with his macabre chiller, A Cure For Wellness. Our full review is here.
With news of a Toni Erdmann remake starring Kristen Wiig & Jack Nicholson, we ask the question that everyone is thinking: why?
Another day, another case of Hollywood looking to capitalise once again on the success of a foreign hit. Gracing the likes of Cannes where it received widespread acclaim for the wonderful humour scattered throughout its father/daughter narrative, we deemed Toni Erdmann which is now in UK cinemas ‘the German... Read more