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Review: Mad Foxes aka Los violadores (1981) - Year: 1981 Director: Paul Grau Cast: José Gras, Laura Premica, Andrea Albani, Peter John Saunders, Eric Falk Themes: Nazis, Car Chases, Rape/Revenge, Kung-fu, Castration, Death by Shears, Bikers There exists the saying ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’, that seems to have been made for Paul Grau’s Mad Foxes, because what a treasure it … … Continue reading Review: Deathgasm (2015) - Year: 2015 Director: Jason Lei Howden Cast: Milo Cawthorne, James Blake, Kimberley Crossman, Stephen Ure Themes: Heavy Metal, Demons, Splatstick, Corpse Paint, Chainsaws, Studs and Leather, \m/ Every heavy metal horror needs to start with an outsider, and Deathgasm’s central character Brodie (Milo Crawthorne) is perfect for the job. His mother has been institutionalised for … … Continue reading UK Blu-ray Review: Coffy 1973 - Year: 1973 Director: Jack Hill Cast: Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Robert DoQui, Allan Arbus, Linda Haynes, Booker Bradshaw Themes: Blaxploitation, Revenge, Drugs, Prostitution, Gangs Nurse by day, ball busting vigilante by night, Coffy (Pam Grier) is a force to be reckoned with. You don’t get more badass than this babe. Out to avenge her sister … … Continue reading UK Blu-ray review: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (1981) - Director: Walerian Borowczyk Year: 1981 Cast: Udo Kier, Marina Pierro, Patrick Magee, Howard Vernon Themes: Classic Gothic, Avant Garde, Art Horror, Erotica, Rape and Pillage, Dark Fantasy With well over one hundred (and counting) adaptations of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic text, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde– for film, TV and the … … Continue reading UK Blu-ray review: Fellini Satyricon (1969) - Year: 1969 Director: Federico Fellini Cast: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone Themes: Ancient Rome, Psychedelic, Satire, Pagan Debauchery “Sample the garden of delights, rotten but quite delicious”, Fellini- Satyricon. Fellini Satyricon is a film like no other. The director’s heady brew of pagan carnality, psychedelic flair and avant garde experimental cinema hits UK … … Continue reading UK Blu-ray review: Blood and Black Lace aka Sei donne per l’assassino (1964) - Year: 1964 Director: Mario Bava Cast: Cameron Mitchell,Eva Bartok,Thomas Reiner,Luciano Pigozzi, Massimo Righi, Dante Di Paolo Themes: Murder, Giallo, Thriller, Black Gloved Killer When expectations are high, there is always the possibility that things can go horribly wrong. On that note I always try and avoid hyping things up in my own imagination until they … … Continue reading Review: Tusk (2014) - Year: 2014 Director: Kevin Smith Cast: Michael Parks, Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Génesis Rodríguez Themes: Body Horror, Weird, Surreal, Horror/Comedy Kevin Smith takes body horror into The Human Centipede territory- infusing it with a little of The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour– with his 2014 oddity Tusk. Using similar aspects to Tom Six’s forerunning darkly … … Continue reading UK Blu-ray Review: Rollerball (1975) - Year: 1975 Director: Norman Jewison Cast: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams Themes: Death sports, Dystopian society, Individualism vs. collectivism The year 2018: the world is ruled by huge corporations and the biggest mindless distraction for the masses is Rollerball- a deadly high octane sport where men on skates and motorcycles fight it out on … … Continue reading UK Blu-ray review: Night Train Murders aka L’ultimo treno della notte (1975) - Year: 1975 Director: Aldo Lado Cast: Irene Miracle, Laura D’Angelo, Flavio Bucci, Gianfranco De Grassi , Macha Meril Themes: Rape/Revenge, Italian Remakes, Thriller, Young Girls in Peril, Sexual Assault and Murder When it comes to remakes, you can’t beat a remake, of a remake, done Italian style. Because if the seventies Italian film industry can … … Continue reading Review: Starry Eyes (2014) - Year: 2014 Director: Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer Cast: Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller, Noah Segan, Fabianne Therese Themes: Fame, Cults, Pacts, Ambition, Hollywood “Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and … … Continue reading
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