Publications

Hitchcocking the Train to Highsmith-ville

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Aug 17, 2018

Ally Davies applauds Patricia Highsmith’s incredible contribution to noir fiction and the suspense genre and looks into Alfred Hitchcock’s classic adaptation of one of her most famous novels, Strangers on a Train.

Film Review: Wolfen

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Jun 18, 2018

Ally Davies looks at legendary actor Albert Finney’s dark, broody return to acting in Michael Wadleigh’s supernatural detective horror thriller Wolfen (1981) and discusses what makes this film so distinctive.

A Return to An Authentic OZ

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Feb 28, 2018

Ally looks at Oscar-winning sound designer and editor Walter Murch’s only directorial foray Return to Oz and discusses the dark honesty of such 80s cult classics and a host of unique elements that went into the nostalgic and darkly different sequel to Wizard of Oz.

The Internal Landscape of Melancholy: Are We All in the Mist?

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Jul 28, 2017

Ally looks at Theodoros Angelopoulos’ Landscape in the Mist and explores the intricate, powerful social commentary and context of and how that informed the beautiful, haunting audiovisual design of this subtle, yet thought-provoking masterpiece.

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