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Nitehawk Rare Russian Army Military Quartz Wrist Watch with Dual Display White Dial Coffee Strap
Nitehawk Rare Russian Army Military Quartz Wrist Watch with Dual Display White Dial Coffee Strap
Offered by Outdoor Value
Price: £2.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantasticwatch with a great retro sci-fi feel, 20 Sep 2014
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Fantastic watch with a great retro sci-fi feel, add to that fantastic customer service. Recommended.

John Dies At The End (BLU RAY) [Blu-ray]
John Dies At The End (BLU RAY) [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Chase Williamson
Offered by skyvo-direct
Price: £11.07

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars return of the don., 1 Jan 2014
Based on the online web journal cum novel by 'David Wong' (AKA Jason Pargin), Don Coscarelli's fast and loose adaptation plays out like an ungodly mix of bad Stephen King adaptations with a smattering of Garth Ennis goodness mixed in with a smidgen of William Burroughs and beat generation grooviness for good measure, served with a side helping of self depreciating humour that isn't too scared (or precious) to invite the audiences to laugh along with the absurdities on screen.

And just when you think it can't get any better Angus Scrimm turns up.

Perfectly cast and played straighter than Hugh Jackman, JDATE rewards those of us who've stuck by Coscarelli during the wilderness years and finally enables us to forgive him for the wee boy in Phantasm III.

And if that isn't praise enough I don't know what is.

If you ever care a tiny bit about cinema and don't want to be laughed at forever for being totally unfashionable you need to see this movie.


At least.

Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever [DVD]
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever [DVD]
Dvd ~ Calum Waddell
Price: £17.99

8 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Slasherific., 29 April 2013
Being lucky enough to see a sneak peek of the production before it explodes (in the most blood drenched manner possible) on the festival circuit, Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever is not only the definitive record of that much maligned (but much loved genre) but quite possibly the most entertaining movie documentary I've ever had the pleasure of sitting thru'.

And that's not just because I'm a card (well, machete) carrying slasher fan either.

Frankly it's all down to the High Rising Productions team headed up by director Waddell and editor/ producer/animator extraordinaire Holwill and their genuine love and respect for the subject matter.

Honing their craft producing the supplementary features for Arrow video's award winning horror releases, the high regard and professional courtesy they have obviously given their interviewees over the years has certainly paid of here, rarely have I ever seen such a mix of horror legends (from both behind and infront of the camera) speak so openly and so passionately about the slasher movie.

From the opening salvo from the Voorhees vanquishing cult king Corey Feldman to soundbites from the usually reclusive Norman Warren via all points inbetween, it's almost as if everyone featured was actually sitting on your sofa having a good old chat with you.

Which I must admit was fairly disturbing during the Alex Chandon sections as I swear I could almost taste his Pagan Man aftershave burning the back of my throat.

But then again, it's all worth it when the fantastically gorgeous Felissa Rose turns up talking about nuns and night shoots.

Slice and Dice comes into it's own not just because of the quality of interviews presented but by the sheer quantity of those being interviewed, I lost count in the mid twenties, taken aback as I was by the abundance of clips illustrating the genre's history.

From Psycho to The Boogeyman and even (gulp) Cradle of Fear, if a movie features virgin flesh being violated by a blade then you'll find it here.

And more besides.

A frankly magnificent and unmissable trip thru' the celluloid slash-scape, Slice and Dice is a must for, well everybody if I'm honest.

Recommended. A lot.

The Arrival Of Wang [DVD]
The Arrival Of Wang [DVD]
Dvd ~ Ennio Fantastichini
Offered by fat_buddha
Price: £6.99

10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wang-tastic!, 13 Nov 2012
This review is from: The Arrival Of Wang [DVD] (DVD)
It starts as just another depressingly dull day for scrumptious interpreter Gaia (Cuttica, meow) subtitling low rent Chinese-language comedies when suddenly she's contacted by the Italian authorities to see if she'd be interested in doing a little bit of translating work for them.

After a wee bit of humming and ahhing the draw of leaving dismal comedies behind (at least for a while) coupled with the promise of a huge wad of cash proves too great to resist and Gaia excitedly heads of to a top secret location in order to interview a certain Mr. Wang, a Mandarin speaking non Italian national who appears to have entered the country illegally.

A modern day Rod Serling inspired morality play from the fantastic Manetti brothers, L'ARRIVO DI WANG is quite simply one of the two must see films of this year.

Tho' it'll probably be retitled by then, hopefully as THE VISITOR because that was my suggestion and the cash would be nice.

Quite frankly a work of utter genius.
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