It's only fitting that a film about a man trapped in the same day whilst he becomes a better human being somehow manages to get better on every single repeat viewing.
By 'eck, it's a BBC prestige drama set up North. Better make sure to show it's grim up there right away.
*Cut to Charlie Murphy nodding*
That brother, he's a bit of a wrong 'un. Need the audience to know that right away. Let's start with some strife where HE CAN SHOUT A LOT so that the audience knows he's the one to boo.
*Cut to Charlie Murphy open-mouthed*
Right then, also we need to let them know that unlike…
Revisiting, updating and bettering well-troden horror tropes, Mitchell's It Follows is an excellent fusion of plot and character development with visuals and sound, and is one of the best horror films of recent years.
The idea of an unknown force terrorising and killing teens has been central to the slasher genre since its rise in the 70s, and often this is linked to sexual activity. Traditionally, such films can be read as being conservative in…