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The Dead 2: India (2014)

You know, after eating the cinematic equivalent of undercooked crap like it seems I’ve done the last few weeks, at least to judge from my reviews, it’s good to settle down for something well-made and nourishing. Nothing fancy or new, … Continue reading

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The Hospital (2013)

Samuel Johnson once famously wrote, “A man with an opinion is like a dog with a flintlock: almost always a waste of both items. Now where’s my bloody absinthe?” People seem fully conscious of their right to an opinion on … Continue reading

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Dario Argento’s Dracula 3-D (2012)

My earliest memory of Dario Argento came not from seeing a movie, but seeing a commercial for one of his movies: SUSPIRIA. I was eleven, and there was this television ad with a woman (seen from behind) brushing her hair … Continue reading

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Zombie Walks: A Sign of the Times?

Have you been on a zombie walk, or watched one? Last October I was lucky to have witnessed what is now an annual event, the Manchester Zombie Walk, where a thousand people assembled to shamble and moan and rattle chains … Continue reading

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The Possession (2012) … A Solid Ghost Flick

Now here’s yet another reminder not to judge a movie by its reviews. Unless it’s an Asylum film, of course, but that’s a stinking inbred horse of a different colour. The critics have not been kind to Danish director Ole … Continue reading

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