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“It’s time to play!”- Views on Curse of Chucky (2013)

Originally for my 100th blog post I was going to write about Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein (1994). I recently saw 5th sequel to the Child’s Play franchise and just wanted to blog about it more. So for my official 100th post, may I present my views on Curse of Chucky. Horror fans, we’re a devoted and … Continue reading

Friday Night Frights # 2 – Friday The 13th Part 6: Jason Lives (1986)

A similar piece to this was originally published back in May 2011, but I’ve decided to attempt another as part of my Friday Night Frights series. As its Friday the 13th today (if you are reading this on a Friday that is), now seems as good a time as any to have another look at … Continue reading

It Came From Outerspace (And Crash Landed Into The Palm of Your Hand)

It seems that now, more then ever, a horror or sci-fi geek can casually pick up a wealth of magazines devoted to their chosen genres. In fact a quick browse in London based The Cinema Store will often overwhelm with the growing number of specialist publications, tailored to individual needs. Most recently there has been a … Continue reading

Best of the Rest – A Small Collection of Recent Reviews

I’m ashamed to say it, but its been a while since i’ve posted anything on this blog. Writing commitments for various sites and publications have led me to slightly neglect any new blog content. Thankfully I’ve remembered that I have not (as of yet) posted any of my recent reviews or features. Below you shall … Continue reading

Blaxploitation and Russ: Feature Piece for Meyer Month

  I was asked by the absolutely groovy Lydia Mitchell to contribute to her Meyer Month again this year. As I like to challenge myself, I decided to look at how Meyer’s female anti-heroines helped to inspire some of Blaxploitation’s finest features. Head on over to her blog (at the jump provided) and see if … Continue reading

Shoot To Kill

  Head on over to Film Juice (at the link provided below) for my take on a more mainstream series. This time i’m looking over the Resident Evil film franchise and the various failings of video game adaptations (most of which i’m rightly critical towards). It was edited down from a larger piece (which I … Continue reading

Play That Funky Music White-Boy!

If I’m honest, 2012 was a bit of a mediocre year for film. I saw too many new releases which became disappointments ,leaving a feeling of being regularly underwhelmed. Thankfully there were a few diamonds in the rough; strangely two of those diamonds had similar themes (but as it broke the cinematic monotony up, I … Continue reading

Three Times The Halloween!

A very happy Halloween to all you Ghouls and Ghosts! If you head on over to this Slash-tastic horror link, you will find my latest piece for Attack From Planet B (where I look at three of my favorite films that the Halloween series produced). There’s no trick or treat, its just plain horror awesomeness! … Continue reading

Some Assembly Required

With all this recent talk of ol’ craggy faced Robert Redford invading the UK (with his Sundance Film Festival), it got me thinking about other, truly independent films and filmmaking. Specifically I mean two, rather interesting independent filmmakers. The first being a Brit lad by the name of AD Lane, whose unique approach to funding … Continue reading

Horror From The Heart

It seems of late that I have become rather bored of the same ,stale tripe that gets churned out for what passes as modern horror these days. After recently posting a tweet regarding the state of modern horror, I asked myself; when was the last time I watched a genuinely good horror film that really … Continue reading

VHS Memories Part II: The Revenge Of The VHS

After my last blog post a few weeks ago I promised (nay threatened) that VHS memories would continue. Now we left the history lesson back when I was at secondary school. For better or worse I lost interest in VHS (I know!!…Its sacrilege) back in sixth form, but the story doesn’t end there. Oh no, … Continue reading

VHS Memories….In The Beginning

It has been a while since I’ve indulged in anything horror related on this little blog of mine. And since it is Valentines Day I thought I would look at my first love. Having recently moved house it’s amazing at what junk you store or keep without knowing. But then you stumble on something that … Continue reading

Top 5 of 2011

2011 was an exciting year for film, particularly homegrown British efforts. For the first time on this blog I have knuckled down and found my top 5 films of last year. I thought a top 10 was a little too easy, so below are what I believe to be the cream of the crop of … Continue reading

Poster art, Ghanaian style!

  Just thought I would churn out a quick little post here, particularly as this is something which has taken my interest of late. Ghanian film posters have become a kind of internet fad among those film fans with money to burn. For those that have no idea what I am going on about, Ghanian … Continue reading

Friday, Bloody Friday!

With it being Friday the 13th, I honestly couldn’t miss this as an opportunity to write a short blog post, specifically on a guilty pleasure of mine. Strangely said guilty pleasure also happens to be set on a similar day. Yes thats right I want to do a quick post on that most un-killable of … Continue reading

Just Keep On Trolling

After finally getting to see Gareth Edward’s Monsters – which is utterly brilliant on Blu-Ray (a viewing experience I can highly recommend if you are able to), I have been gagging to watch something in a similar vein. Without evening  knowing it, I had already stumbled across the film I was looking for some months … Continue reading

Annoying Cinema Habits aka Sit Down…Shut Up Part II

Well it has been a while (some two months to be exact) since I last blogged or ranted about anything film related. That is not to say I have not been writing, on the contrary I have been writing for a few websites. Finally I have been given a chance to put my love of … Continue reading

Troll 2, The PCC and Me!

A darkened cinema for a sold out performance, the high anticipation of what is about to befall our senses and a very shady looking Nilbog milk. It could only mean one thing….A Troll 2 screening was about to take place within Leicester Square. It will also transpire that few Saturday nights have been much better … Continue reading

1-UP….This Ain’t No Game: Or my case for why videogame films never work

As we roll into the start of the New Year (which seems to be going quicker then usual) I have started doing what most mid-20 year olds would possibly do, thinking about my future. Looking at my family I see things change pretty quickly, age wise and what not (seems Ferris Bueller was right). Fear … Continue reading

Double Bill : Cerebral Sci-Fi

The love of compiling the double bill features is, in my opinion, a lost art form. It has long since found a resting place in the early 80’s with the death of the drive-in. But what of the more recent cult classics that have been released years after the now, almost defunct, double bill feature … Continue reading

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