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Remembering The Great Christopher Lee

Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Christopher Lee did. The tall, dark and enigmatic actor’s deep baritone voice meant that he sounded as iconic as he looked and he had a career which saw him enter the Guinness [...]

May 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE FRIGHTENERS

Peter Jackson – 1996 Peter Jackson‘s director’s cut of The Frighteners is an enjoyable horror–comedy, but there’s just something missing to make it great. Michael J. Fox excels in the lead role (as always) and the [...]

May 21, 2021

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 schlock fest with some wonderful practical [...]

May 19, 2021

Review: ACCION MUTANTE Is Like Mission: Impossible On Acid

Action Mutante is a rip- roaring action-adventure comedy-sci-fi film. It’s also bizarre, but I’ll get to that later. Directed by Alex De La Iglesia and produced by Pedro Almodovar, this Spanish language 1993 release is a totally unique [...]

October 22, 2020

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

The Wild, The Innocent & The Release Date Shuffle

Hold on to your hats because it’s going to be a bumpy ride! If you thought that you had your summer movie schedule all planned out as a way of getting over the Coronavirus pandemic, then think again!   Warner Bros has shifted the release of [...]

June 13, 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

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