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The FAT Website staff have a love of film and this section covers reviews of both classic and contemporary films. Reviews include a five point rating scale which should be taken with a pinch of salt.

Top Ten Films of 2013

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I didn’t think I had been this behind on my movie-watching or my blogging.  I sat down this evening to write a list of my ten favourite films of the year.  You’d think it would seem like light work after recently compiling a list of one hundred games!  Yet I came up with about four films.  Then I sat there ...

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The Cabin In The Woods [2012]

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Director:  Drew Goddard Writers:  Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon Cast:  Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Kristen Connolly Horror-comedies, when done effectively, are some of the most entertaining and physically draining cinematic experiences one can have.  When it comes together the way Sam Raimi nails it with Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn and Drag Me To Hell, you can be flicking ...

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The Invisible Man [1933]

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I only recently got around to watching all of the Universal Horror films of the 1930s and 40s and although I have a soft spot for the entire collection, far and away my favourite film of the lot is James Whale’s The Invisible Man starring Claude Rains.  The Invisible Man is actually Rains’ first feature role and although he is ...

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Halloween [1978]

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There are only a handful of movies that I ever really watch more than once.  Most of them would be comedies.  However, I can always pop on John Carpenter’s Halloween when this time of year rolls around.  To my mind, it is the perfect slasher flick. Made on a shoe-string budget of $300,000 and starring Jamie Lee Curtis in her ...

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