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Retrospective: 25 years ago, Event Horizon made space exploration look like a terrible idea
Ooh, heaven is a place on earth – and hell is a dimension the 1997 film warns us against ever visiting.
Retrospective: 10 years on, Dredd remains an essential take on Britain’s greatest comics character
Karl Urban wisely kept his mask on for the entirety of this underperforming, hardcore cult classic.
Retrospective: The Fifth Element remains a singular sci-fi vision—and it shows Bruce Willis having fun
Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Luc Besson’s kooky voyage wouldn’t work without a smirking Willis as our hero.
Retrospective: Tucker and Dale Vs Evil flips the horror script by making our preconceptions the villain
Death has a sense of humour in the 2011 horror comedy, where hillbilly murderer tropes get subverted.
Retrospective: Sam Raimi’s playful, nasty, uncompromising horror Drag Me to Hell
There’s a sense that Raimi’s satisfying himself first, and the film is all the more awesome for it.
Retrospective: Conan The Barbarian is still fantastically barbaric at age 40
Opening with a Nietzsche quote, this patchy 1982 fantasy had its tongue nowhere near its cheek.
Retrospective: Scorsese’s period romance The Age of Innocence out-swoons Bridgerton
Longing glances and the touch of fingertips are still crushingly powerful in Scorsese’s Wharton adaptation.