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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 Girl (2012)

July 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

If you’re not a fan of Alfred Hitchcock then it might be best to shut off now. Responsible for some of the 20th century’s most iconic films – Rebecca (1940), [...]

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 [...]

Everything Must Go (2010)

April 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

  Like the life of Nick Porter (Will Ferrell), the central character round whose midlife crises Everything Must Go revolves, the directorial debut from Dan Rush ambles [...]

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 [...]

Pioneer (2013)

February 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Pioneer, the Nordic thriller from director Erik Skjoldbjaerg, proves, if nothing else, why Scandinavian countries are amongst the best purveyors of both literary and filmic [...]