All posts by Abigail Remmer

I'm Abigail, I am currently studying Film and English and managing the Entertainment section at The Demon. I specialise in World Cinema and Film Economics but I am often to be found writing about superheroes and sci-fi nonsense.

John Wick: Chapter 2 is a stylish, hyper-violent dream

“You stabbed the devil in the back. To him this isn’t just vengeance, this is justice” Keanu Reeves’ John Wick is back and better than ever in this stylish, hyper-violent sequel. In 2014 original, John Wick, Reeves portrays former …

/ 20th February 2017

Why you need to watch Riverdale

Riverdale is the newest TV sensation to hit Netflix with a new episode streaming every Friday. The show airs on Thursday in the US on the CW Network and is currently the talking point of social media. Riverdale is based...

/ 17th February 2017

Take xXx: Return of Xander Cage with a shot of penicillin and a pinch of salt

xXx: Return of Xander Cage was never going to be a critically acclaimed film, that’s for sure. The franchise has never been known for producing great films but they are known for making good action films. This is essentially what...

/ 22nd January 2017

Lion is as emotionally captivating as it is critically acclaimed

Dev Patel, as an actor has really developed and grown since his breakthrough role in teen angst show Skins and Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, throw in a smattering of lesser known roles and we get to Lion, the …

/ 21st January 2017

Why Andrew Garfield could be the perfect match for Deadpool

  After THAT Golden Globes kiss, you know which one, the one where Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield lip locked during Ryan Gosling’s acceptance, many questions were raised after both actors gave interviews about Spiderman and Deadpool’s sexuality. Both actors...

/ 10th January 2017

Commercial Hits and Misses of 2016

2016 has been filled with many surprising hits and many unsurprising flops, the industry has learnt not to produce unwarranted sequels and has also learnt that franchises guarantee box office returns. These are my top three best films of 2016...

/ 31st December 2016

Passengers wraps sadness, beauty and dread into one cautionary tale

  ‘Passengers’ was featured in the 2007 blacklist for ‘most liked’ unmade screenplays of the year and yes, it is going to be one of those films that’s very contentious. With mixed reviews and a 40 metascore standing, there’s definitely a …

/ 22nd December 2016

Doctor Strange: Weird and Wonderful?

[SPOILERS AHEAD] Marvel’s latest addition to their cinematic universe comes in the form of a psychedelic sorceror, Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), but does he manage to cast a strong enough spell? Doctor Strange is currently receiving very positive reviews …

/ 26th October 2016

Suicide Squad: Is it really the ‘worst of the worst’?

DC and Warner Bro’s Suicide Squad is on track to become one of the most divisive films of the year, with many critics ripping its insides out and leaving no remains. But are the critics right? I want to first …

/ 7th August 2016

Is X-Men: Apocalypse better than Deadpool?

[A COUPLE OF SPOILERS AHEAD] X-Men: Apocalypse is perhaps one of the most underrated or disregarded superhero movies of this year, with Batman VS Superman, Civil War and Suicide Squad, X-Men has largely slipped through the cracks. X-Men: …

/ 23rd May 2016