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Stake Land (2010)

July 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

If you like your vampire films rare and bloody, then Stake Land is for you. Rare in that there isn’t a conventional fanged fiend in sight.  And bloody because, [...]

Red Riding Hood (2011)

July 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

Valerie (Amanda Seyfried), lives with her family in the village of Daggerhorn, a beautiful European town, nestling amongst pine forests, lakes and vertiginous mountain [...]

Theatre of Blood (1973)

July 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

“Oh forgive me, I forgot. It was your reverence and admiration which drove him to take his own life.” Edwina Lionheart (Diana Rigg)  speaking with Peregrine [...]

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 [...]