Uncovering Curiosities: Dario Argento’s OPERA

Opera sees giallo master Dario Argento working at his most gloriously OTT and this 1987 mystery contains all the traits you would expect from the Italian director: mystery, lust, violence and impressive camera work. The film also features music from [...]

June 16, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Brian Yuzna’s BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR

Bride of Re-Animator is a preposterous but fun 1990 follow-up to Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator. This time Brian Yuzna takes the helm (he also produces and co-writes) which sees doctor buddies Herbert West (Jeffery Combs) and Dan Cain (Bruce Abbot) [...]

June 10, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE HOLE

Nick Hamm – 2001 The Hole starts off promising enough – but that just might be because Clint Mansell‘s score is eerily similar to Ennio Morricone‘s music from The Thing. However, this Brit thriller from director Nick Hamm [...]

June 10, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Stuart Gordon’s RE-ANIMATOR

Stuart Gordon’s Re-animator is gloriously gory. The 1985 release is based on H. P. Lovecraft’s Herbert West Reanimator and Gordon’s film is a prime slice of ‘80s horror. It’s darkly comic, bloody as hell and totally over the top. You [...]

June 9, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Ben Young’s HOUNDS OF LOVE

Maybe don’t think about the Kate Bush song. Having said that, 2016’s Hounds Of Love is a dark and violent Antipodean thriller that will probably send you Running Up That Hill, Breathing heavily and maybe screaming Babooshka! This pic [...]

June 5, 2021

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