Category Archives: Reviews

Sleep Tight

Jaume Balagueró has been one of the most consistent directors of horror films in recent years and has done much to reanimate the genre in Spain with films like The Nameless and Fragile Continue reading

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Citadel

Another in the ‘tower block terror’ sub-strand of films which has bloomed over the last few years (see also Tower Block, The Raid, Attack on the Block) Continue reading

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Community

Following Citadel, here’s some more hoodie-horror with Community, which manages the not inconsiderable task of being set in quite possibly the most run down, scuzziest and essentially unpleasant looking estate in England Continue reading

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Far North

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a sucker for snowbound films. Anything from Fargo to The Thing, heck, even Snowbeast Continue reading

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The Purge

The Purge has a neat idea and it’s not badly executed. Kind of a cross between Straw Dogs, Assault on Precinct 13 and The Tenth Victim Continue reading

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I ragazzi della Roma violenta

I ragazzi della Roma violenta is about 85 minutes of unhesitatingly sordid events running into one another, none of which have any consequence, repercussions or prelude. Continue reading

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Between God, the Devil and a Winchester

Between God, the Devil and a Winchester not only has a fantastic title, but is also a pretty solid film. It does borrow heavily from it’s peers, admittedly, but is assembled in a capable and functional fashion Continue reading

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