Film bits and bobs

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)

Review first published by Film4 Descriptive synopsis: Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller return us to their stylised multi-story city of hard-boiled antiheroes, corrupt authorities, femmes fatales and whores with hearts … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Machete Kills (2013)

Review first appeared in Sight & Sound, November 2013 Synopsis: After Machete’s lover, immigration agent Santana, is murdered by weapons smugglers, he is asked by the US President to stop … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Curandero: Dawn of the Demon (2005)

Review first published by Cinetalk. “They drink blood, they yank out spinal cords, chop up bodies,” Federal Agent Magdalena (Gizeht Galatea) tells Carlos Gutiérrez (Carlos Gallardo) over dinner, as she … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bleeding For Their Art: Jennifer and Sylvia Soska Unexpurgated

Thanks to their singular, striking second feature American Mary, ‘Twisted Twins’ Jennifer and Sylvia Soska have become the reigning queens of the horror scene. I interviewed them a while back … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 3 Comments


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