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The Sigil (2012)

July 3, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Sigil is a pseudo horror film, masquerading under the false impression it is scary, when in-fact its about as frightening as an episode of Rentaghost. The film by [...]

Madhouse (1981)

April 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

  If – like I initially did – you think you are going to enjoy a remastered edition of Vincent Price’s 70s camp classic Madhouse, I have to warn you, [...]

BFI GOTHIC DVD’s

April 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

  The BFI continues its Gothic season, with three new collections from the BBC archives. There is nothing better as the Christmas season approaches than to settle down [...]

Dream House (2011)

April 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

  I’ve never been a advocate of the ‘moody’ school of acting, an approach taken to new heights by Daniel Craig in the lukewarm chiller Dream House [...]

Santa Sangre (1989)

February 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mexican cinema has always been a law unto itself.  Over the years its stars – like the legendary siren Dolores del Rio who came to international prominence during the [...]

Straw Dogs (2011)

July 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of shock cinema’s landmarks from the 1970’s, has been ‘re-booted’ – Hollywood’s trendy term for what the rest of us know as a good (or [...]

I Frankenstein (2014)

May 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Unless you are a fan of the original material on which a film is based, you will likely derive more pleasure from the experience of watching it if you know nothing [...]

The Sigil (2012)

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Sigil is a pseudo horror film, masquerading under the false impression that it is scary, when in-fact its about as frightening as an episode of the children’s TV [...]