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The Deep (1977) Review

The Deep is an underwater thriller from Peter Benchley a man who knows a thing or two about deadly sea life seeing as he also wrote Jaws. Although not as famous as Spielberg’s seminal horror movie The Deep, which Benchley adapted from his best-selling novel, offers up a heady blend of action, intrigue, black magic […]Read More

WHEN ANIMALS ATTACK: PRIMAL AND THE BEST ‘MAN VS BEAST’

It’s man against beast in the animalistic action-thriller Primal as acting legend Nicolas Cage squares off against a ferocious white jaguar set loose on an ocean cargo ship. With a dangerous mercenary and various other exotic beasties also on board, our hero has no option but to go on the hunt against his deadly animal […]Read More

Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016) Review

Making a documentary about film scores is like making a documentary about cinematography: Almost every minute of cinema since the dawn of the medium has been scored, and so there is a lot of ground to cover. Too much ground for a 90 minute feature that works best when guiding us around recording studios and […]Read More

Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Review

Sharks are scary that’s a fact. Having only ever seen them in real life at a very safe distance behind massively reinforced glass at an aquarium I can still see why movie after movie has been made about these black eyed human hunting predators of the deep.Read More

Cage Dive and the Evolution of Sharks on Screen

“And the thing about a shark is he’s got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll’s eyes. When he comes at ya, he doesn’t even seem to be livin’… ’til he bites ya, and those black eyes roll over white and then… ah then you hear that terrible high-pitched screamin’. The ocean turns red, and […]Read More