Top 10 Robots
Into UK cinemas this week comes Robot & Frank, a charming and funny tale about a retired cat burglar (Frank Langella) who has a softly-spoken robot butler foisted upon him by his son. Inspired by this heartwarming film, we’ve picked out a handful of our favourite robots in cinema. Who did we miss? Tell us in the comments section below, and be warned, there are some spoilers around these here parts.
Interview with Franck Khalfoun
Franck Khalfoun joined forces with acclaimed horror filmmaker Alexandre Aja and Middle-earth’s Frodo (Elijah Wood) to direct a startlingly good remake of Maniac, based on the 1980 psycho horror, remembered mostly for the gore effects designed by Tom Savini as well as Joe Spinell’s bug-eyed performance. We spoke with Khalfoun about taking on the job and why, oddly, he doesn’t like remakes much.
Top 10 Dysfunctional Families
Charles Graham Dixon
Backstabbing, incest, cannibalism, blood-drinking, grave-robbing and re-animation – it’s these lovely past times that form the essential criteria to gaining a place in our prestigious collection of dysfunctional movie families. If you thought your family dinners were weird, you obviously haven’t met these guys yet.