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Well, that was a disappointing two hours. I hadn’t seen this thing since the 80s and couldn’t remember whether it was any good or not, so when I bumped into a widescreen version last week I grabbed it. Turns out this is one of the most woefully overrated horror movies in the history of the […]
Two years after it was first aired I finally got round to watching this thing, and it turns out that it’s actually quite good. Long story short, a girly spy called Sam Hunter (I kid you not) working for a private security company finds out that someone is trying to assassinate her. Is it an […]
“Fiend Without a Face” is a 1958 sci-fi movie made in the UK, set in Canada and starring a bunch of Americans who had been stranded in Old Blighty for some reason or other – probably because their careers hadn’t gone too well and they couldn’t afford the air fare home. For a low budget […]
Streets? More like a whole city of dire! Recently I’ve been listening to a lot of Jim Steinman, all as part of my attempt to put together a musical equivalent of the Pigman Cometh cartoons, and this led me to the Steinman song “Nowhere Fast,” which in turn led me to “Streets of Fire,” the […]
Yes, without a question. I mean, other women have married old men who are half dead for their money, but this one married one that was all dead. Stiff as a board, dead as a duck, yet, thanks to some highly skillful embalming, still remarkably fresh! This is just the start of the grim and […]