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Only in the 70s: Shinbone Alley (1971)

THANK heavens that Animation Month is nearly over, but there’s one more hurdle to cross for Only in the 70s. To send us off for the month – and signalling the anniversary of Torments’...

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Film Torments: Space Jam (1996)

ANIMATION Month at Film Torments continues with one of the most 90s films imaginable. Born from rampant commercialism and squandered institutions, it’s 1996’s Space Jam. Okay… I think I might be in trouble for...

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Film Torments: Cool World (1992)

  THIS week on Film Torments, hastily sketched into the margin of Animation Month, Truan decided to take a look at an esteemed animator’s final trainwreck: The brutal assault of Cold World. Cool World is...

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Film Torments: The Lorax (2012)

JULY is renowned for its animated films… right? That’s the theme for the month and by God we’re sticking to it like 3D rendering to a clownfish (or something). Drawing us in is Rich’s take...

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Only in the 70s: Black Caesar (1973)

ROUNDING off Remakes Month at Film Torments, we take a prolonged look at one of the blaxploitation era’s biggest successes: 1973’s Black Caesar. Born from the criminal blast of Prohibition, 1931’s Little Caesar is a...

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Film Torments: Planet of the Apes (2001)

ONE OF THE MOST noted cinematic faux pas of the early 00s, Planet of The Apes (2001) was envisaged as an original and refreshing re-imagining of the 1968 film classic, with more of the narrative...

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Film Torments: Psycho (1998)

SPEAKING as someone who has never been especially enamoured with Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho – a contemporary trailblazer dulled by the passage of time and reference yet buoyed by Anthony Perkins’ wonderful performance as Norman Bates...

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Film Torments: The Wicker Man (2006)

THE MONTH of June is not especially known for a predilection for remakes, but we at Film Torments spit in the face of Hollywood convention – what do they know, anyway? This week, we’re...