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Cinema Psychotronicum 5 (The Last Horror Film)

First published by Little White Lies “I’d like to point out that for the first time in the entire history of the Cannes Film Festival, this prize is awarded to … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Witch Who Came From The Sea (1976)

First published by TheHorrorShow “Who is she?” asks Molly (Millie Perkins) of the female figure on the painting before her. “She’s a witch come out of the sea,” responds Billy … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Santa Sangre (1989)

First published by Little White Lies When Midnight Movie maestro Alejandro Jodorowsky (The Holy Mountain) was commissioned by producer Claudio Argento, brother of giallo king Dario, to “make a picture … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cinema Psychotronicum 3 (You Are Not Alone)

First published by Little White Lies Apart from the punishment of co-ed youth, the killing by numbers and the odd flash of tit, what unifies most films in the slasher … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Who Killed Teddy Bear (1965)

First published by Film4 Synopsis: Actor Sal Mineo baits the censors in this tawdry Freudian thriller from the mid-1960s, midway between a giallo and a slasher. Review: In 1955, at the tender … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Most Likely To Die (2015)

First published by TheHorrorShow “I’m over it, it’s in the past,” declares Gaby (Heather Morris), as Brad (Ryan Doom), her one-time school boyfriend turned TV star, tries to apologise for … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Office (2015)

Review of film that formed part of the ‘0th’ Edition of the London East Asian Film Festival (LEAFF 2015) White-collar worker Kim Byeong-gook (Bae Sung-woo) drinks a coffee alone in … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ratter (2015)

Longer version of piece published by Sight & Sound as part of coverage of the Cult programme at the London Film Festival 2015   The masked killer and the point-of-view shot … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Some Kind Of Hate (2015)

First published by TwitchFilm After finally standing up for himself against a vicious bully, troubled teen Lincoln (Ronen Rubinstein) is sent to a New Age reform school in the Californian … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Girl House (2014)

First published by TheHorrorShow Before we see anything in Girl House, we hear female gasps – although it is unclear whether they are expressions of pleasure or pain. Agony is suggested by … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

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