Andrew Graves

Andrew Graves

Andrew Graves is a freelance writer and film tutor, he is author of Prevenge (Devil’s Advocates) and Welcome to the Cheap Seats: Silver Screen Portrayals of the British Working Class (Five Leaves). He is currently working on a book about A Field in England and is a regular contributor to Scream Magazine.

In Pod We Trust: Revisiting Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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In Pod We Trust: Revisiting Invasion of the Body Snatchers

How Philip Kaufman's 1978 version took the 50s classic and reimagined it with the contemporary fears of the period to create something sensational.

2023-01-27 16:19:05By Andrew Graves

Hodge Podge: The Ever-Changing Cinematic World of Mike Hodges

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Hodge Podge: The Ever-Changing Cinematic World of Mike Hodges

Making his directorial debut with Get Carter was a hard act to follow but Mike Hodges continued to make compelling films throughout his versatile career.

2022-11-18 16:37:49By Andrew Graves

Home of the Grave: The American Vampire in Cult Cinema

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Home of the Grave: The American Vampire in Cult Cinema

Although taking inspiration from its European gothic origins, the films in the American vampire genre are an altogether different beast.

2022-10-18 15:48:50By Andrew Graves

Reaganism, Radicals and Robots: Paul Verhoeven’s Twisted Hollywood

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Reaganism, Radicals and Robots: Paul Verhoeven’s Twisted Hollywood

Few directors have been able to subvert and add deeper meaning to mainstream films better than Paul Verhoeven, the outsider with a unique perspective.

2022-09-27 14:02:20By Andrew Graves

Weird Al: The Twisted Visions of Alejandro Jodorowsky

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Weird Al: The Twisted Visions of Alejandro Jodorowsky

Nothing will awaken the senses more than diving into the magical and mystical film world of legendary director Alejando Jodorowsky.

2022-08-24 11:30:37By Andrew Graves