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Review: Todd Phillips’ JOKER Is Essential Cinema

After talking some serious talk, it was up for debate if The Hangover director Todd Phillips could pull-off the challenge of making Joker a film which sidestepped its comic book origins and deliver something with more gravitas than your usual [...]

October 10, 2019

Review: Schlock Horror Movie BLACKWATER VALLEY EXORCISM

Whenever I sit down to watch a film that has the word exorcism, (or any variation of the word) I automatically think that it is going to be a straight rip-off of William Friedkin’s 1970’s classic, The Exorcist. To give Blackwater Valley Exorcism [...]

April 8, 2012

DVD Review: Classic Horror THE POSSESSION Of JOEL DELANEY

This 1972 chiller directed by Waris Hussein is a supernatural tale that appears to be in the same mould as The Exorcist; however it was released over a year before William Friedkin’s classic. The Possession of Joel Delaney stars Shirley Maclaine [...]

April 7, 2012