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Why Charlie Higson's The Enemy is the next zombie series you need to read

Nick Horton Feature Sep 29, 2014

Nick tells us why Charlie Higson's zombie horror series is properly scary, thrilling stuff...

Charlie Higson interview: The Enemy, zombies, writing horror

Nick Horton Interview Sep 29, 2014

Nick chatted to Young Bond and The Enemy novelist Charlie Higson about George A. Romero zombies, scaring kids, and more...

What can we expect from new BBC drama, The Last Kingdom?

Nick Horton Feature Jul 10, 2014

Nick talks us through Bernard Cornwell's The Last Kingdom, soon to be a BBC Two TV series...

Jersey Boys review

Nick Horton Review Jun 18, 2014

Clint Eastwood takes on the story of The Four Seasons in the big screen take on Jersey Boys. Here's our review...

Joe Abercrombie interview: Half A King, writing, and younger audiences

Nick Horton Interview Jun 17, 2014

Nick catches up with fantasy author Joe Abercrombie to find out about his new book, and why your mum needs to read it...

Why Return Of The Jedi deserves more love

Nick Horton Feature May 19, 2014

The Empire Strikes Back is most people's favourite Star Wars movie, but Nick argues that Jedi deserves more of your affection

10 directors who remade their own films

Nick Horton Feature Apr 29, 2014

Remakes can reflect a different era, a different take on the same story; sometimes, even when they're made by the same person...

25 hidden subtexts in family movies

Nick Horton Odd List Apr 24, 2014

Family movies are just wholesome, innocent, politics-free entertainment, right? Well, no. Not at all, in fact...

Doctor Who: the mystery of series 5's exploding TARDIS

Nick Horton Feature Apr 30, 2013

Nick ponders the unanswered questions that arose from Doctor Who's series 5 finale: what caused the TARDIS to explode, and why?

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell coming to the BBC

Nick Horton News Nov 30, 2012

The BBC has announced an ambitious fantasy adaptation of Susanna Clarke's magnificent Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell...

Top 10 upcoming British directors

Nick Horton Top 10 Jun 3, 2012

Nick salutes ten of the most promising upcoming British film directors around today

The Devil’s Double review

Nick Horton Review Aug 7, 2011

A triumph for Dominic Cooper, The Devil's Double doesn't quite deliver as a film. Here's Nick's review...

Duncan Kenworthy interview: The Eagle, 12A violence, flying blood and the British film industry

Nick Horton Interview Mar 21, 2011

Ahead of the release of The Eagle, Nick caught up with producer Duncan Kenworthy to discuss the casting and making of the film.

World Cinema: Oscar glory?

Nick Horton News Feb 23, 2011

As the Academy Awards loom, Nick looks at what impact an Oscar has on world cinema's winners and losers…

10 world cinema clichés

Nick Horton News Mar 11, 2010

Do all world cinema releases have nudity in them? Do characters really only speak in statements? Nick dissects the top ten world cinema cliches...

The Pacific episodes 1 & 2 review

Nick Horton Review Feb 24, 2010

We take an advance, spoiler-free look at the first two episodes of The Pacific, the spiritual successor to Band Of Brothers...

Top 10 Spanish language films

Nick Horton Top 10 Feb 16, 2010

Looking to give some world cinema a try? Nick Horton picks out 10 Spanish language movies to put on your to-watch list...

Which blockbuster's trailers have shown you the most?

Nick Horton Feature

Prometheus, The Dark Knight Rises, or Spider-Man: whose trailers have shown you the most so far?