bad taste

Notebook Reviews: BAD TASTE

Peter Jackson – 1987 Forget Lord Of The Rings, this is Peter Jackson‘s true masterpiece! Bad Taste will not be for everyone – but this is a hugely enjoyable tongue-in-cheek low-budget schlockfest with some wonderful practical [...]

May 19, 2021

How Ridley Scott Got It Wrong With PROMETHEUS

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus begins with the birth of mankind, in an over-blown prologue which sets the tone for things to come. We then cut to Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway (Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green) who discover a map left [...]

June 18, 2020

Throwback Short Film: HOW TO PICK UP GIRLS

  shortHow To Pick Up Girls is an excellent little film that wasn’t what I was expecting at all. Horrific and funny this film directed by Dan Gitsham has the feel of the early Peter Jackson effort Bad Taste. Great special [...]

April 26, 2020


God of Vampires shouldn’t work as a film. It has zero budget – and I mean that almost literally. The acting is often subpar and certain technical aspects wouldn’t be up to snuff in a student film. However, having said that, it’s an enjoyable [...]

July 10, 2012