Adrian Bouchet in Morning Star

Morning Star

June 6, 2018 Matt Blake 0

It’s fair to say that there’s not a great deal of plot in Morning Star, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Instead its a traditional quest story which is stripped down to the bare minimum and then given a supernatural slant.

Edwige Fenech in The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

June 1, 2018 Matt Blake 0

Although The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh might be trash of the highest order, but it’s all put together with a degree of high quality professionalism that gives it a distinct veneer of class and raises it’s status to being one of the very best of Italian gialli.

Enjoy your stay in... Eden Lodge

Eden Lodge

May 26, 2018 Matt Blake 0

First things first: this is not, repeat not, Eden Lake (whatever the packaging may very deliberately imply). That was a clever film that punched well above its weight and stands up as a classic of modern British horror.

Happy families in Estranged

Estranged

May 10, 2018 Matt Blake 0

Director: Adam Levins Writers: Simon Fantauzzo, William Borthwick Stars: Amy Manson, Craig Conway, James Cosmo There’s something of a history of British films about aristocratic […]

Ernest Borgnine in A Bullet for Sandoval

Bullet for Sandoval, A

May 4, 2018 Matt Blake 2

A truly memorable Spaghetti Western, A Bullet for Sandoval is unquestionably one of the top ten examples of its type. It exhibits a singularly mean spirited atmosphere as well as an unusual plot that incorporates the ‘revenge for a slaughtered family’ theme in an engrossing and unusual way.

Cult icon Giovanni Lombardo Radice, aka John Morghen, in House of Flesh Mannequins

House of Flesh Mannequins

April 28, 2018 Matt Blake 1

House of Flesh Mannequins is another of those films – like Simon Killer and Ubaldo Terzano Horror Show – which is highly influenced by the likes of Maniac and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer…