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The Strange and the Sleazy

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My Love – Hate Relationship with Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Warning this post is NSFW For months now I have wanted to write a piece on a personal horror favourite of mine. Actually to call it a personal favourite might seem a bit bizarre, but out of all of the Italian cannibal movies Ruggero Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust has stood the test of time and still … Continue reading

“It ate him… bit off his head… like a gingerbread man!” – Revisiting From Beyond (1986)

(Warning! there will be spoilers) So it’s the New Year finally and I thought it was high time I cracked on with my first piece of writing for 2014. As you can tell from the title I’ve decided to do a new Revisiting piece, mainly as I enjoy writing them so much.  Now get yourself … Continue reading

C’est un Maniaque

Last year I was told about how different and interesting the remake of William Lusting’s 1980 Maniac was. But being my usual stubborn self I thought of it as yet ‘another’ remake (minus the original sleaze), casually dismissed it as hyperbole. Not being a fan of remakes (minus John Carpenter’s The Thing and Chuck Russell’s The Blob) I … Continue reading

Short Film Review : Plastic Love – 2013

Making short films (or films in general) is without a doubt one of the hardest things a group of people could do. Speaking from experience (I’m an ex-film student) it doesn’t matter if you have the greatest talent or budget, it’s the lack of focus that can quickly turn the making of a short film … Continue reading

A Crazy Kind Of Love: An Interview With Director Jamie Hooper

Recently I stumbled upon a young film-maker by the name of Jamie Hooper on Twitter. So curious was I about his new short film – Plastic Love – that I felt compelled to send him an email interview.  Thankfully he took me up on my offer and below is his response (with a review of the short … Continue reading

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