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The Lighthouse Film Review for Louder Than War

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Jan 27, 2020

Two men trapped in a giant phallus driving each other to madness seems to be as far away from Robert Egger’s debut feature VVitch as you could get. For Louder Than War, Ally Davies explores the experimental, dark, richly intoxicating world of The Lighthouse and its hauntingly immersive elements…

Film Event Round-Up January 2019 For Manchester Wire

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Jan 2, 2020

Film Event Round-Up January 2019 For Manchester Wire

Film Event Round-Up December 2019 For Manchester Wire

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Dec 2, 2019

Film Event Round-Up December 2019 For Manchester Wire

Film Event Round-Up November 2019 For Manchester Wire

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Nov 1, 2019

Film Event Round-Up November 2019 For Manchester Wire

Grimmfest Film Festival Review for Louder Than War

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Oct 31, 2019

For Louder Than War, Ally Davies looks back on the Manchester-based, four day genre film festival, explores the bloody, beating heart of new horror cinema and reviews some of her favourites from the diverse programme. 

Film Event Round-Up October 2019 For Manchester Wire

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Sep 30, 2019

Film Event Round-Up October 2019 For Manchester Wire

Between The Darkness Film Review for Louder Than War

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Aug 28, 2019

For Louder Than War, Ally Davies explores pensive horror film Between the Darkness and debates whether the monstrous truly lies in demonic forest beings or bad parenting choices…

Film Event Round-Up September 2019 For Manchester Wire

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Aug 27, 2019

Film Event Round-Up September 2019- For Manchester Wire

Midsommar Film Review for Louder Than War

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Aug 3, 2019

For Louder than War, Ally Davies delves deep into Ari Aster’s sunny folk-horror Midsommar and looks at body horror, complexity of emotion and the unique audiovisual tapestry he employs in his second foray into feature films.

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.

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