Articles written by: Oscar Stainton

It Was a Monster Mash: Revisiting Pacific Rim

It Was a Monster Mash: Revisiting Pacific Rim

Guillermo Del Toro channels his inner Harryhausen with this Kaiju blockbuster, but did it deserve to become a franchise? Oscar gives it another look. 

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CINEMA CLASSICS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

CINEMA CLASSICS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Oscar Stainton completes his Dollars Trilogy retrospective with the much-celebrated final chapter. 

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SEQUELISED: For a Few Dollars More (1965)

SEQUELISED: For a Few Dollars More (1965)

The Man with No Name returns in this oft-overlooked sequel to Sergio Leone’s spaghetti western classic. Oscar tells us why it is just as worthy. 

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CINEMA CLASSICS: A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

CINEMA CLASSICS: A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Clint Eastwood makes his debut as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone’s classic spaghetti western. Oscar gives it another look. 

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REVIEW: The Shape of Water (2017)

REVIEW: The Shape of Water (2017)

Guillermo Del Toro returns with his one of his most critically-acclaimed outings. Oscar is here to heap on the praise. 

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CINEMA CLASSICS: The Ten Commandments (1956)

CINEMA CLASSICS: The Ten Commandments (1956)

Oscar gets biblical with a Charlton Heston epic. 

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CINEMA CLASSICS: Blade Runner (1982)

CINEMA CLASSICS: Blade Runner (1982)

With the anticipated sequel in cinemas, Oscar revisits Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic in its Final Cut glory. 

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REVIEW: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

REVIEW: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

A modern trilogy draws to a close in thundering fashion. Did Oscar go ape for the “final” chapter? 

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REVIEW: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

REVIEW: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Is this the Spidey adventure of our dreams? Oscar swings in to give us his verdict. 

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CINEMA CLASSICS: Goldfinger (1964)

CINEMA CLASSICS: Goldfinger (1964)

Still the greatest Bond of them all? Oscar revisits Sean Connery’s third outing as 007. 

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