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Kei Ryan

Really, I just like stories. Horrid Henry got me into books, Sarah Connor got me into movies, and The Prodigy got me into music. These days, all that’s really needed for me to enjoy something is some physical comedy, a ghost or two, and a pinch of melancholy to tie it all together.

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Dead Hot: Season of the Witch – Movie Review

Tailor-fit for a night-in, Dead Hot: Season of the Witch follows Vanessa Hudgens and GG Magree to Salem, capturing their newfound interest in witchcraft.

Mayday (2021): Film Review

Mayday is an enigmatic, but certainly unfavourable criticism of war, war movies, and the role of female characters among it all.

Flying Images (1989) Review: My Favourite Movie

Flying Images (1989) is an aptly named eleven-minute movie, featuring a stroboscopic combination of the countryside with pictures of a woman.

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight 2 (Review)

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight 2, for better or worse, tries to step away from the traditional slasher atmosphere of its predecessor.

Fe (Review): A Springboard for Thought

Fe (1994) abandons genre to follow the plight of those living within a bleak reality similar to our own, before offering a scrap of hope for the future.

Vanishing Point (Review): A Multi-Faceted Car Chase

Vanishing Point presents an American state-crossing car chase ripe for narrative interpretations and thematic metaphors. 

Beasts Clawing At Straws (Review): A Shark-Tattooed Debut

Beasts Clawing at Straws utilises genre familiarities to its advantage, creating a witty and original story in a niche generally thought to be extinct.

The Naked Island (1960): Islands, Ocean, and Emotional Comfort

The Naked Island (1960) is a movie about a family of four surrounded by the ocean and neighbouring islands. It concerns their highs, and their lows.

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight, Due to the Lunatics Running Around (Review)

Despite the title, Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight does feature multiple people sleeping in the woods at night. I won’t hold this against it if you don’t.

Wendy: As Beautiful a Mess Can Be (Review)

Wendy is not just an explosive celebration of childhood adventure and rediscovering joy as an adult, but of the planet Earth itself.