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Calum Macnab

@Nabbtastic

Film fanatic - especially the horror genre. Loves an argument/debate, but before you start, just know one thing: his opinion is right, not yours.

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Reviews: 30
Other Articles: 1

Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee’s 1989 masterwork remains just as vibrant, powerful and tragically relatable today as it did 30 years ago

Cruising

A brave and exciting entry from one of cinema’s darkest auteurs

Climax

Gaspar NoƩ learns to control himself (slightly) in his best film to date.

Superorganism
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Superorganism

An entertaining, but short, delve into the surreal pop world of Superorganism

Tideland

Frustratingly dull drama from one of cinema’s greatest imaginations

Smash Palace

Interesting themes don’t quite help turn this into the classic that many believed it would become.

Black Venus

Engrossing examination of abuse and humiliation in the name of entertainment.

Acrylic
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut

Acrylic

A confident first headline event from the Scottish alt-rockers.

Tigers Are Not Afraid
Glasgow Film Theatre

Tigers Are Not Afraid

A dark, yet magical and inventive look at young lives affected by Mexico’s drug war.

Secret Santa
Glasgow Film Theatre

Secret Santa

A Christmas slasher movie which is only occasionally as entertaining as it thinks it is.

Glasgow Film Theatre

The Cured

A zombie film with intelligence, politics and bite.

Dead or Alive Trilogy

Takashi Miike’s infamous unpredictable nature is evident across an inconsistent, but enjoyable trilogy.

Catfight

The punches may land, but the satire falls flat in Onur Tuckle’s comedy-drama.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Raw

While reports of extremity are exaggerated, Raw is a terrific horror with a stunning lead performance.

Dorian Gray

A strong, minimalist performance of Oscar Wilde’s novel from the five-man Incognito Theatre