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AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN TURNAROUND: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WEREWOLF SEQUEL THAT WASN’T - Part 1

‘An American Werewolf in Paris’ has their name on it, but the finished product bears virtually no resemblance to the film writers Tom Stern and Tim Burns set out to make. Anotherfilmnerd talks to them about how a script everyone loved became a film everyone hated.

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN TURNAROUND: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WEREWOLF SEQUEL THAT WASN’T - Part 1

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 3: AFTER TILLER (2013) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

After Tiller is a powerful film that tackles an emotionally charged issue in an all-consuming yet heartfelt way.

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 3: AFTER TILLER (2013) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 2: THE HAIRY BIRD (1998) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

The Hairy Bird was one of the most iconic films of my teenage years, but upon my re-watch I realised that it packs so much more of a punch than my younger self was able to comprehend.

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 2: THE HAIRY BIRD (1998) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 1: CLUELESS (1996) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

In this column I’ll be focusing on women in film; profiling wonderful directors, writers and characters. While I’ll be open to exploring great female characters in all films, I’m going to concentrate on and celebrate women surrounded by women.

#NASTYWOMEN: COLUMN 1: CLUELESS (1996) REVIEW by Chloe Sesta Jacobs

HEAT 20TH ANNIVERSARY: "Never goin' back."

Al Pacino, when discussing his portrayal as Vincent Hannah, revealed that he and Mann had constructed Hannah as a cocaine addict. They never wanted to show it on screen, but his portrayal is informed by this decision.

HEAT 20TH ANNIVERSARY: "Never goin' back."

The Get Down ditches nostalgia in favour of a cultural remix

The Get Down throws a wild party from inside the musical melting pot, but it earns the right to sample elements of pop culture and flip them into something new without feeling manipulative.

The Get Down ditches nostalgia in favour of a cultural remix

Building Worlds and Living in Them: Thoughts on They Live and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Here are some brief thoughts on why They Live builds an amazing world, and why the world of Wrath of Khan is more reminiscent of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World than most space faring adventures.

Building Worlds and Living in Them: Thoughts on They Live and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

FIVE STAR FILMS #87: Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky - 1979)

There are few ways to describe the extraordinary visuals legendary Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky manages to conjure in Stalker, and the feeling of suffocating suspense and anticipation that keeps you glued to the screen.

FIVE STAR FILMS #87: Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky - 1979)