Over at Junkee, I dig deep into the health of the Australian horror industry and Australian opinions on the horror industry.
Across his filmography, Flanagan’ strives for something more insidious than the reptilian-brain jolts favoured by mainstream horror – something truly horrific; something that has you questioning your very own eyes.
If you have an interest in the continued existence of interesting independent film, then Netflix should be an ally, not the enemy.
The virulent reaction to the new Ghostbusters film demonstrates how the internet has empowered a force of good and evil: fandom.
Over at Junkee I’ve written about Making a Murderer, examining how the series manipulates viewers and how, ultimately, those manipulations are in service of a good cause – reinforcing the presumption of innocence. Generally, this is where I’d conclude a repost here on ccpopculture; a quick gesture to the piece which should theoretically speak for…
More writing for Junkee! Here I make the uncontestable argument that Finn (John Boyega) and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) should really hook up in the next Star Wars movie. Read the case for Finn/Poe here!
Read a synopsis of either of Creed or Magic Mike XXL, two of 2015’s best films, and sight unseen it might hard to understand the excellence of either film. The former film, after all, follows a fairly stock Hollywood formula, hitting its Best Picture-winning predecessor’s plot points beat for beat, while Magic Mike XXL is…