REVIEW: Overlord (2018)

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Directed by: Julius Avery Cast: Wyatt Russell, Pilou Asbæk, John Magaro Written by Lucy Buglass As someone who isn’t much of a war film fan, I was apprehensive about Overlord. I often find war films quite repetitive in nature, and they’ve never really appealed to me. So when I was kindly invited to a press screening on behalf of JUMPCUT,… Continue reading REVIEW: Overlord (2018)

JUMPSCARECUT: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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Directed by: Jonathan Demme Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Ted Levine, Kasi Lemmons Written by Lucy Buglass It’s no surprise to any of you that I absolutely adore The Silence of the Lambs. You name the merchandise, I’ve probably got it. I can remember the first time I watched it so vividly, and it’s continued to captivate… Continue reading JUMPSCARECUT: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Searching

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Year: 2018 Directed by: Aneesh Chaganty Starring: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La. WRITTEN BY LUCY BUGLASS In this digital age, we’ve seen an emergence of films which puts social media and technology at the centre of their narratives. As an example, Unfriended and Friend Request utilise social as a backdrop for horror due to how easy it is to be anonymous… Continue reading Searching

Lion (Short)

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Year: 2017 Written & Directed by: Davide Melini Cast: Pedro Sánchez, Michael Segal, Tania Mercader Runtime: 11m 48s Written by Lucy Buglass Upon discovering this short film, I was impressed with how well it had performed. During its first year of distribution, it has won 126 awards at a variety of film festivals which is quite the selling point.  Walking… Continue reading Lion (Short)

People You May Know (Short)

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Year: 2018 Directed by: Louisa Fielden Cast: Aiysha Hart, Joseph Timms Written by Lucy Buglass Have you ever scrolled through Facebook when the algorithm recommends someone from your past? Sometimes you feel happy, sometimes upset or even angry. We’ve all been there, and Louisa Fielden’s latest short film, People You May Know, centres around this very topic. After seeing ex-boyfriend… Continue reading People You May Know (Short)

Ghost Stories

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Year: 2018 Directed by: Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson Starring: Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman, Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther Written by Lucy Buglass For years, mankind has pondered over the existence of ghosts, demons and the paranormal. Many have claimed to have experienced it firsthand, while others dedicate their lives and careers to debunking those experiences. It seems to be a… Continue reading Ghost Stories