Film bits and bobs

The Wizard of Gore (2007)

First published by Film4 Synopsis: Jeremy Kasten remakes and updates Herschell Gordon Lewis’ grimy Grand Guignol 1970 horror. Featuring Crispin Glover, Brad Dourif and Jeffrey Combs… Review: Having established his place at … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anguish (1987)

First published by FilmLand Empire “My name is Tom Goldman,” a voice is heard announcing at the beginning of Bigas Luna’s L.A.-set, English-language Spanish-American co-production Anguish (Angustia), “Welcome to our … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ichi the Killer (2001)

First published by Movie Gazette Based on a popular Japanese comicbook by Yamamoto Hideo, Miike Takashi’s controversial Ichi the Killer (Koroshiya 1, or Killer 1) translates perfectly all the manga’s energy, anarchy and illogic … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 4 Comments

Magic Magic (2013)

Review first published by Sight & Sound, May 2014 Synopsis: Santiago, Chile. Alicia has just arrived from California to visit her cousin Sara, and is introduced to Sara’s boyfriend Agustín, … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment


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