Film Memories

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“There is much to be learned from beasts” – Revisiting Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

“Transylvania is not England. Our ways are not your ways. And to you there shall be many strange things” – Dracula to Harker As Halloween is almost upon us, it seems only fitting that I look at two of my favourite re-imagined pieces of gothic literature before All Hallows Eve. For this blog I’ll be … Continue reading

“Pizza dude’s got thirty seconds” – Revisiting TMNT The Movie (1990)

With the three original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films being re-released on Blu-Ray and DVD this month, it felt appropriate to give the first film another revisit for posterity’s sake. If like me you’re of a certain age group, you will remember when the first TMNT film hit cinemas back in 1990. I remember the … Continue reading

Carry On Campaigning….For Classic Horror!!

This past Sunday (September 2nd) saw The Classic Horror Campaign return once again to the Roxy Bar & Screen, for a deliciously twisted double bill of previous banned features. First up was the 1932 classic, Island Of Lost Souls. Originally banned in the UK until 1958, where it was still cut, it was finally re-released earlier this year. … Continue reading

Chainsaw’s & Catalogues

I asked the rather awesome Adam Akers (webmaster over at Attack From Planet B) if he would be interested in contributing to my humble little blog. Thankfully he agreed instantaneously by providing this piece on his first encounter with horror films (more specifically Texas Chainsaw Massacre). So sit back and relax as you read the … 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

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