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Author Archives: Fenton Coulthurst

Fenton is an occasional writer and journalist. He primarily writes on film and culture. His articles range from film reviews, to coverage of literary festivals and even comic book history.

Nostalgic Impulse: Solaris (1972)

Few phrases intimidate both casual and auteur film-goers as the words ‘Russian cinema’. Renowned for its epic scope, long running times, and dense philosophical content, the classic films of Russia boast some unapologetically difficult viewing experiences. There are of course ...

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The Mummy: You’re cursed!

Back in days of yore, Universal was the studio that did monsters. Theirs were the classic cinematic depictions of Dracula with Bela Lugosi and Frankenstein’s Monster with Boris Karloff. Universal are keen to catch up with the other major studios ...

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Wonder Woman: She’s a very good secretary

Imagine the scene. A Warner Bros. executive enters the room to talk to the producer. “Hey, I just finished the script for this Wonder Woman flick. Bit similar to the Marvel Thor films, isn’t it?” The producer looks up. “Well, ...

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The Red Turtle

I’ve yet to see a film this year with such an elegantly simple yet effective story. A man washes up on an island, he tries to survive and has a mystical interaction with a red turtle. I don’t want to ...

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