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Review: The Ward

Posted by Admin On January - 26 - 2011

The Ward is chilling in parts, but ultimately lacks character depth and originality.

Directing his first feature in almost a decade, John Carpenter has credited Mick Garris as the main catalyst behind his welcome comeback. Inspired by Gariss’ TV series, Masters of Horror, Carpenter reportedly enjoyed working on the low-budget, fast-paced project so much he wanted to try to make a film using the same principles. The outcome, The Ward, is a psychological thriller with elements of the classic horror style.
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Preview: 2010 Rome International Film Festival

Posted by Admin On October - 22 - 2010

The 5th RIFF opens this week with an intriguing line-up of internationally sourced features.

Only in its fifth year, the Rome International Film Festival is still an infant compared to its established northern rival in Venice, but given the short time scale, the RIFF has done an impressive job developing its own distinct personality, and it’s clear it has no desire to imitate Venice, though people are quick to compare the two. Read the rest of this entry »