Posts by Lara Cory

Why Dirty Dancing is a subversive feminist masterpiece

By Lara C Cory

There’s so much more to this lusty ’80s hit than meets the eye.

Smoke and Mirrors – Why the battle between practical effects and CGI isn’t as real as you think

By Lara C Cory

Old-fashioned techniques appear to have made a comeback, but the reality is they never went away.

You’re So Money – Why Swingers still rocks 20 years on

By Lara C Cory

The easy comic charm of Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn proves irresistible in this ’90s cult classic.

Pinewood at 80 – Inside the iconic film studio

By Lara C Cory

The gold standard of British production has been home to everything from James Bond to Star Wars over the years.

David Lynch’s Lost Highway soundtrack is returning to vinyl

By Lara C Cory

The Trent Reznor-produced score is being reissued for the fist time in 20 years.

A guide to rescoring a silent classic

By Lara C Cory

Portishead’s Adrian Utley and Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory discuss writing new music for The Passion of Joan of Arc.

Aliens at 30 – in praise of James Cameron’s feminist masterpiece

By Lara C Cory

Thirty years on, Sigourney Weaver’s iconic hero stands as a defiant symbol of gender equality.

Why there’ll never be another action fantasy film quite like Highlander

By Lara C Cory

With its memorable dialogue and technical innovations, Russell Mulcahy’s cult favourite fully deserves its legacy.

John Carpenter’s classic film themes are being released on vinyl

By Lara C Cory

The cult director has recorded new versions of Halloween, Escape from New York, Assault on Precinct 13 and The Fog.

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