Film Review: I, Tonya

Based on the true story and directed by Craig Gillespie, I, Tonya follows American figure skater, Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie), and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. A competitive ice skater, Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, but her future is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband (Sebastian Stan) intervenes. Now, her legacy has forever been defined by her association with the infamous and ill-conceived 1994 attack on fellow Olympic competitor, Nancy Kerrigan.

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Film Review: Fright Night

(Read this in my publication In Retrospect – Issue 2)

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Fright Night, directed by Craig Gillespie, is a remake of the vampire-centered horror comedy of the same name, originally written and directed by Tom Holland in 1985.

Opening with the killing of an entire family on a secluded estate in Los Angeles, we are introduced to the provocative vampire Jerry (Colin Farrell), a 400-year-old killing machine who is the new neighbour of Charley (Anton Yelchin) and his mother Jane (Toni Collette). Former friend Ed (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) has already figured out Jerry’s secret and attempts to warn Charley about his murderous neighbour.

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