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The Party’s Just Beginning with Karen Gillan’s directorial debut

by TinkerTonkson 14/12/2018
Actress Karen Gillan has always been versatile. We’ve seen her supporting the timelord as Amy Pond in Doctor Who, showcasing a fierce sibling rivalry as Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy and chasing through the jungle wilds of Jumanji as Ruby Roundhouse, but until 2018, we had never seen Gillan tackle the world of filmmaking […]

Dave’s Cultamania: Pro Wrestling and the Movie Industry

by Dave Foyon 19/10/2016
So you may well be thinking to yourself “why the hell is an article about ‘wrestling’ appearing on Geek-Pride?!”  Well, as we rapidly approach the last major professional wrestling event of the year (WWE Survivor Series), I thought it would be an ideal time to drop some sort of article regarding something that has been […]

Review – The Ones Below (2015), David Farr

by Mark Cantyon 12/03/2016
"Is that too cold?" "No, that's fine." And with that surprisingly apt opening exchange, "The Ones Below" begins. I'd like to see what it was like before the last edit, and with a different lighting director - I can't help feeling like they washed away a bit too much of the really gritty bits that would have made this more effective and engrossing.

The Purge

by Stephen Breweron 01/06/2013
Upon seeing the trailer for this film I must admit it had me hooked, it was such an interesting premise. In fact it had a few of us discussing what we would do if everything was legal for 12 hours. Sadly, I don’t feel the film lived up to the trailer. Maybe this is due to my love of watching films without knowing too much about them. In my head I had the film following a few people throughout an American city trying to survive The Purge. Unfortunately what I got was your basic home invasion film with very little...

The Raid: Movie Review – 9GPP

by Stephen Breweron 13/02/2013
I didn’t know much about this film until a friend of mine expressed to everybody on his social media feed that a relatively unknown film had come to England’s cinemas from Taiwan called ‘Serbuan maut’ (The Raid: Redemption). He claimed it to be one of the greatest action films he had seen. Because I’m a fan of foreign films, and I don’t mind subtitles, I wished to see it (as I have previously seen some great foreign action films such as ‘Ong Bak’ (Tony Jaa) and ‘Oldboy’ (Choi Min-Sik)). The film was directed by...