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Jack Walters

Modern Languages and International Film student with too much time on his hands and too many films in his watchlist. Shameless fan of summer blockbusters and an unapologetic completionist when it comes to movies – most commonly found buying snacks for my next trip to the cinema.

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Day Shift (Netflix) Review: A Violent Tale Of Vampires In The Valley

Netflix ’s Day Shift features some thrilling action scenes and a lot of well-timed humour, but the story often gets caught up in its own needless complexities.

Emily The Criminal (Review): Hate The Game, Not The Player

Emily The Criminal is a tight-knit thriller that effectively doubles as an arresting examination of those driven to crime by American capitalism.

Thirteen Lives (Review): A Daring Display of Heroism

With Thirteen Lives, Ron Howard effectively retells the daring retrieval of a young Thai soccer team from an increasingly deadly cave system.

We Met In Virtual Reality (Review): The Modern Day Fairytale

We Met In Virtual Reality is both informative and heartfelt in its exploration of virtual communities that help bring people together across the globe.

What We Do In The Shadows (2014) Review: A Satire Masterwork

With his hilariously innovative comedy What We Do In The Shadows, Taika Waititi single-handedly revolutionised the mockumentary genre.

5 Underrated Musical Biopics That Deserve More Attention

Despite the genre’s increasingly dull reputation, there are plenty of underrated musical biopics out there whose inventive storytelling deserves more attention.

Jurassic Park (1993) Review: The Family Adventure Of A Generation

Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park is not only one of the best summer blockbusters of all time, but also a thoughtful examination of our fixation with the past.

Schindler’s List (Review): Spielberg’s Incidental Masterwork

Schindler’s List sees Spielberg take everything that he knows about blockbuster filmmaking and apply it to a heartbreaking story about war and heroism.

The Godfather: The Father, The Son, and The Family Legacy

Time repeats itself time and time again, and the prolific crime epic The Godfather explores just how dangerous and self-destructive the idea of ‘legacy’ can be.

Rope (Review): Hitchcock ’s Understated Examination of Murder

With Rope, Alfred Hitchcock flexes his filmmaking muscles and proves that his title as the “master of suspense” is entirely warranted.