Matthew Reddin

Returning to Hogwarts as a Mature Age Student

It’s been over twenty years since Harry Potter took over the world. However, if you return to Hogwarts with adult eyes, is the magic still there?   Twenty-two years ago, the young adult novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published in the UK, and then a year later in the US, as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ... Read the full article
Matthew Reddin

Matt Reddin has been writing nonsense about film, TV, books, music, and live theatre for a touch over 20 years. He’s gone from the halcyon days of street press in Perth, to regional dailies, national magazines, and major metropolitan newspapers. Now, in between bouts of sporadically yelling at clouds, he vents his creative spleen at www.lessercolumn.com.au

Ready or Not for a Fun Horror Film

Jason Arment reviews Ready or Not, a black comedy horror film about a newlywed swept up in her new family’s wedding ritual. (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Echoes of a Depraved Mental Health System Haunt The Mountain

Jason Arment reviews The Mountain, a film loosely based on the lobotomist Walter Freeman about a tour to promote his recently-debunked procedure. (Kino Lorber)

Luz in Review: The Thesis Project That Could

Jason Arment reviews Luz, a supernatural horror film by Tilman Singer that pays homage to horror films that have come before. (Yellow Veil Pictures)

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