Films that changed my life: ‘Interview with the Vampire’ and the butcher of chickens

It's been a while, almost a year I think. A while since I've made a post like this. Something that is finally NOT news, festival or review related. It was getting a bit much recently and I definitely needed a break from the daily grind... and it feels phenomenal. Just me, balcony, two lazy cats and a shit load of cheap red from my local potraviny.

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Febiofest 2019: Destroyer review

Nicole Kidman is almost unrecognisable in this gender flip on the cold hard detective thriller. Despite it being her most memorable performance in recent years though, Destroyer is weighed down by, what feels like, a lack of tension, urgency, and quite honestly, a lack of, well, destroying.

Shockproof Film Festival 2019 – Lords of Chaos, The Blob and John Carpenter

This year in Prague's gloriously tacky and low-brow Shockproof Film Festival, catch an eclectic mix of old and new, and trash and treasure. From John Carpenter and The Blob to brutal manga horror and Lords of Chaos, missing this festival is the most stupid thing you could do this year.

Green Book review – delightful buddy comedy with an outstanding cast

Green Book is a wonderful rendition of the Hollywood buddy comedy. Although it knows exactly where this trip is heading, Mortensen and Ali provide enough food for thought... and literal food, to bring something refreshing and more nuanced look at the race war of the '60s.