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Island Of Terror [DVD]
Island Of Terror [DVD]
Dvd ~ Peter Cushing
Price: £12.75

3.0 out of 5 stars A good laugh from start to finish, 21 Aug. 2016
This review is from: Island Of Terror [DVD] (DVD)
Made in 1966, I'd say that this hasn't fared all that well.
Carole Grey is very pretty and should have had more of an acting career IMO.
There isn't really much to say other than that Peter Cushing in a familiar sort of role leads a fightback against spine sucking creatures, the result of medical research gone awry.
Film is worth catching just to see the tortoise/ vacuum cleaner hybrid monsters which are a hoot, the seriousness with which all concerned treat these non-terrifying entities, and Peter Cushing dressing up as a giant condom.


Gothic [DVD]
Gothic [DVD]
Dvd ~ Gabriel Byrne
Offered by Discs4all
Price: £3.94

4.0 out of 5 stars Strange behaviour on Lake Geneva in the summer with no sun., 30 July 2016
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This review is from: Gothic [DVD] (DVD)
Very bizarre but constantly interesting take on the shenanigans at the villa deodati where Shelley, Byron et al gathered in the summer of 1816.
The film chronicles their decision to write their own ghost stories and their descent into madness as their ingestion of laudanum and alcohol takes hold.
Interesting visuals from Ken Russell include the coming to life of Fuseli's painting The Nightmare and a woman with eyes in her breasts.
I found this film constantly interesting and novel.
It's well worth seeking out


Konnichiwa
Konnichiwa
Price: £4.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Chronic, 9 July 2016
This review is from: Konnichiwa (Audio CD)
Effing terrible. Painful trash.
Makes me laugh to think that no marks like this are taking your folding.
Mugs.


City of Industry [DVD]
City of Industry [DVD]
Dvd ~ Harvey Keitel
Offered by RCDiscs
Price: £8.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Exciting heist movie, 9 July 2016
This review is from: City of Industry [DVD] (DVD)
Excellent crime drama with Harvey Keitel at the top of his game tracking down Stephen Dorff's double-crossing psychopath.
Grimy locations add to the local colour and there is able support from Famke Janssen as the world-weary spouse of a career criminal.
The exposition is fast and furious and the dialogue gritty.
All you'd want from a modern film noir in fact.


Poltergeist (25th Anniversary Edition) [DVD] [1982]
Poltergeist (25th Anniversary Edition) [DVD] [1982]
Dvd ~ Craig T Nelson
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £4.40

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2.0 out of 5 stars Where was Tobe?, 9 July 2016
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This has got Spielberg's directorial prints all over it and I fancy poor old Tobe Hooper was relegated to a supporting role.
Otherwise there's little explanation for the rather boring and feeble trials and tribulations that befall this ghastly saccharine all-American family.
I'm sure that if the genius behind the brilliant Texas Chainsaw Massacre had been given a free rein we would have got a much darker and more disturbing film than this paltry horror-lite effort which is in all honesty a PG turkey.


The Woodsman [DVD]
The Woodsman [DVD]
Dvd ~ Kevin Bacon
Offered by A ENTERTAINMENT
Price: £3.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Kevin Bacon is magnificent, 8 July 2016
This review is from: The Woodsman [DVD] (DVD)
Kevin Bacon has to be rated one of the all-time great actors. Not only is he unafraid to take unflattering and controversial roles, but his perfomances are universally first rate. In this film, his rendition of a paedophile who is full of self-loathing yet always at risk of succumbing to his deviant temptations has to be seen to be believed. He is absolutely astounding in this, and although the subject matter might prove too distasteful for some , I would recommend this movie if only to watch Mr Bacon's acting skills.


Tideland [Blu-ray]
Tideland [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Jodelle Ferland
Offered by i want one of those
Price: £9.19

2.0 out of 5 stars Dismal, 14 Jun. 2016
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This review is from: Tideland [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
Jodelle Ferland is a very good actress. However this vehicle for her was so dull , uninspired and excruciating that I can only award stars for her performance.
I usually enjoy surreal films such as El Topo, but this was just grating and made me want to claw my eyes out.


Gag[DVD]
Gag[DVD]
Dvd ~ Brian Kolodziel
Offered by Helen's Goodies
Price: £6.24

1.0 out of 5 stars Makers should be gagged. Then shot, 14 Jun. 2016
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This review is from: Gag[DVD] (DVD)
Almost unwatchable tripe.
When you're clock watching to see how much more you have to endure you know the film's rank.
Terrible in the extreme.


Last Year In Marienbad [DVD] [1960]
Last Year In Marienbad [DVD] [1960]
Dvd ~ Delphine Seyrig
Price: £8.66

1.0 out of 5 stars Over my head I'm afraid., 9 Jun. 2016
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Well I thought I was able to appreciate artistic films.
However it transpires that I'm a Philistine.
I found this extremely vexing and patience testing.
Lots of navel gazing, redundant dialogue and repetition.
Oh well..... back to watching trash I suppose.... much preferred Delphine in "Daughters of Darkness"


Aegri Somnia [DVD] [2010] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Aegri Somnia [DVD] [2010] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Offered by RAREWAVES USA
Price: £6.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Nightmarish fever dream, 8 Jun. 2016
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Brilliant IMO.
Highly disturbing and beautifully shot.
Take this bewildering and terrifying trip through the mind of a madman.


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