Good morning film fiends! Here is the first of what I intend to be a weekly bulletin featuring all the best sci-fi/fantasy/horror film related content that I’ve come across on my internet forays during the preceding week. Keep those beady eyes peeled(!) on your inboxes or social media feeds for future Newsblasts from thestrickenland.com! InContinue reading Newsblast 29/01/18
Over the last couple of days I’ve found myself tweeting with an Australian chap by the name of David Black, frontman for a theatrical horror rock band called Darkness Visible and all round horror film fan. It turns out that David is deep in production of his own hosted horror show Horror House, which isContinue reading Upcoming – Horror House TV show!
Bright (USA 2017) Dir: David Ayer Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace The new feature length film from Netflix takes the tried and tested buddy cop formula and combines it with a boatload of high fantasy tropes to come up with this intriguing but ultimately unsatisfying action flick. The film is set in a contemporaryContinue reading Alien Nation goes Tolkien
Fear not, bad movie brothers and sisters, despite the spammy title of this post your favourite movie blog has not been compromised by Russian bots or North Korean cyber hackers! I was going to title it ‘Free Sex’, but that was swiftly vetoed by the lady of the house as being far too clickbaity, andContinue reading Plea from a penniless Nigerian princeling marooned on Mars
Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (USA 2017) Dir: Rian Johnson Watching this latest instalment of the Star Wars series was a rollercoaster experience; I went through alternate feelings of both loving and loathing it, punctuated by the occasional threat of boredom. And boredom is a feeling that should be anathema when watching anContinue reading Requiem for A Galaxy Far Far Away?