Our Top Alternative Christmas Films

The Christmas season is upon us !!!!

With many of us experiencing a lot more free time this holiday season with travel and work restrictions due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic – this is the perfect time to curl up on the sofa and watch a movie.

However choosing a ‘Christmas movie’ is always a difficult decision especially if you don’t want the traditional choices such as It’s a Wonderful Life or Elf.

Here at IndieMacUser we have chosen our top 10 alternative Christmas films.


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Best Movie Soundtracks

Written by Lewis Mainwaring

A truly great soundtrack is a time capsule of it’s film’s year and can provoke many memories for the listener.

This weekend the highly anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey has hit cinema’s worldwide and has also seen the release of Fifty Shades of Grey: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

One of the tracks Love Me Like You Do which is recorded by English recording artist Ellie Goulding is currently at the Number 1 spot of the UK Top 40 (for the second consecutive week). The track has also seen ‘top 10’ chart success in many other countries. Continue reading

Review: The Woman in Black 2 – Angel of Death

The Womanthe-woman-in-black-angel-of-death_Fotor_Collage in Black 2 – Angel of Death is the sequel to the 2012 film The Woman in Black which starred Daniel Radcliffe as Arthur Kipps a young lawyer who travels to a remote village where he discovers a vengeful ghost of a scorned woman who is terrorizing the locals.

Directed by Tom Harper and written by Jon Croker and Susan Hill this film takes place 40 years after the events of the previous film.

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My Favourite Movie Soundtrack: Reservoir Dogs (1992)

In 1992, Quentin Tarrentino exploded onto the independent cinema scene with his violent and ferocious debut film Reservoir Dogs which featured an ensemble cast including Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, Michael Madsen & Tarrentino himself.reservoir_dogs

This film showed the beginnings of Tarrentino’s bold and unique film-making style that was further developed in later films such as Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill. He was unafraid of using on-screen violence as a tool to shock and thrill audiences. He also created believable and relatable characters through the use of everyday conversation and pop culture references of the time; you could almost imagine these violent criminals were someone you might know.

But one aspect that really sets this film aside is the use of music. Continue reading