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Mark Birrell

Mark Birrell

Mark is the editor of The Spread as well as a freelance copywriter and lifelong cinephile. For writing enquiries, you can email him at mark@cinemajam.com and you can follow him on Twitter @markwbirrell
Mark is the editor of The Spread as well as a freelance copywriter and lifelong cinephile. For writing enquiries, you can email him at mark@cinemajam.com and you can follow him on Twitter @markwbirrell


Articles by Mark Birrell

The Top 5 Haunted House Films of the 2010s (so far)

By Mark Birrell November 14, 2018

Creaky floors, mysterious cellars and things that go bump in the night. Here’s our list of the top five haunted house films of the 2010s (so far). Do you go gaga for ghosts? Does nothing make you happier than watching people wandering around dark, dusty, houses in the middle of the night with candelabras? We […]

The Horror, The Horror: The 5 Worst Horror Remakes Ever Made

By Mark Birrell November 13, 2018

They’re not just bad films but insults to classics of the genre. Here are our picks for the five worst horror remakes ever. Horror is a fairly tacky genre to begin with, any fan of it will happily admit that, but these films cross a line. They take talent, money and originality (well beyond what […]

The Top 20 Post-War Films of All Time

By Mark Birrell November 11, 2018

In no particular order, we count down our picks for the best post-war films of all time; spanning conflicts from the 19th century to the modern day. It’s a fascinating frame for a story but there are surprisingly few films that deal with the aftermath of war, most dealing with the latter years of a […]

The 10 Most Intense Horror Films of the 2010s (so far)

By Mark Birrell October 31, 2018

Like your horror with a little more edge? Looking to test your limits? Here’s our list for the most intense horror films of the 2010s (so far). Not for the faint of heart. These are the horror films that you don’t put on unless you’ve already desensitised yourself good and proper to the more conventional […]

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