Tag Archives: Adam Wingard

Review: Death Note (2017)

DEATH NOTE isn’t very good. That’s not to say the premise isn’t clever, or the original Japanese source material not worth your attention, but Adam Wingard’s American film adaptation agonisingly squanders potential at every turn. This upsets me, because I … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Blair Witch (2016)

From the off, you get a reference to “footage assembled from DV cards” and it’s clear the world has changed since Adam Wingard took over this series. Following film school students trying out technology for a documentary class makes a … Continue reading

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Review: The Guest (2014)

Adam Wingard is a filmmaker to watch. He clearly adores lowbrow genre flicks, and his career aim seems to be to be to produce some very polished examples of his own. His films are recognisable, but always with a little … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: 2014

Well, it’s been an interesting year on the Big Screen. Last year, I said that 2014 would be the cinematic pits. I’ll admit that I wasn’t entirely correct. Some of the films I dreaded did indeed turn out a bit … Continue reading

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Review: You’re Next (2011/13)

YOU’RE NEXT is a good home invasion horror elevated by confidence in direction and the occasional promise of¬†something more. It’s not a game-changer, but it’s just different enough to stand out from the rest of the¬†all-consuming horror market. When an … Continue reading

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