Monday, 12 September 2016

THE MURMUR HAS MOVED!

The Murmur has moved to https://themurmurblog.wordpress.com

See you there, folks!

Also, check out my snazzy new portfolio site: https://benedictseal.com


Wednesday, 7 September 2016

FRIGHTFEST 2016: Realive Review

"a clinical new-Frankenstein tale on the surface, but the moving 
central romance provides the film’s beating heart."

My FrightFest review of Realive is now live over at Bloody Disgusting:

http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3405099/frightfest-review-realive-moving-sci-fi-love-story/

FRIGHTFEST 2016: The Windmill Massacre Review

"more satisfying in hindsight"

My FrightFest review of The Windmill Massacre is now live over at Bloody Disgusting:

http://bloody-disgusting.com/indie/3404907/frightfest-review-the-windmill-massacre-isnt-average-slasher/

FRIGHTFEST 2016: Broken Review

"intelligent and empathetic, asking questions of the audience, as opposed 
to passing judgement on its characters"

My FrightFest review of Broken is now live over at Bloody Disgusting:

http://bloody-disgusting.com/movie/3404735/frightfest-review-broken-will-fact-break/

FRIGHTFEST 2016: Blood Feast (2016) Review

"kind of feels like the perfect remake…"

My FrightFest review of Blood Feast is now live over at Bloody Disgusting:

http://bloody-disgusting.com/indie/3404706/frightfest-review-blood-feast-makings-cult-favourite/

FRIGHTFEST 2016: From a House on Willow Street Review

"drops the bomb with an over-zealous barrage of samey jump scares"

My FrightFest review of From a House on Willow Street is now live over at Bloody Disgusting:

http://bloody-disgusting.com/indie/3404598/review-from-a-house-on-willow-street-case-much-soon/

FRIGHTFEST 2016: The Chamber Review

"a simple, but effective, contained thriller with very strong performances"

My FrightFest review of The Chamber is now live over at Bloody Disgusting:

http://bloody-disgusting.com/movie/3404562/review-chamber-well-made-submarine-survival-thriller/

FRIGHTFEST 2016: My Father Die Review

"displays a real knack for both the horrifying humour and the base brutality, and 
somehow manages to wrestle the two into a cohesive, if wild, whole"

My FrightFest review of My Father Die is now live over at Bloody Disgusting:

http://bloody-disgusting.com/movie/3404526/frightfest-review-father-die-striking-mythic-revenge-thriller/

Black Dynamite Review

"has enough sex, guns, drugs, kung fu, funk and soul for a dozen Blaxploitation 
parodies, but the laughs aren’t consistent enough"

My ★★ review of Black Dynamite is now live over at New On Netflix UK:

https://uk.newonnetflix.info/reviews/film/black-dynamite/

Friday, 22 July 2016

Labyrinth Review

"it would have been one of 8-year-old Benedict’s ‘best films ever’"

My ★★ review of Labyrinth is now live over at New On Netflix UK:

https://uk.newonnetflix.info/reviews/film/labyrinth/