Retro Review: ‘Riki Oh: The Story of Ricky’

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In 1991 the manga series Riki-Oh was brought to the big screen courtesy of veteran director Lam Nai-choi. The result was one of the most bonkers, bizarre and outrageously violent martial arts flicks… Continue reading

‘Squid Game’ is Also Remarkably Good

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A few days ago we heaped praise on the surprisingly good fourth season of Slasher, subtitled Flesh & Blood, for its Battle Royale Reality TV structure. It was unexpected, having grown from a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Pretty Poison’

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When I was far younger than I am now, I distinctly remember sitting in my room picking up our local Fox affiliate via antenna in my room. They were showing their usual afternoon… Continue reading

‘Slasher’ Season 4 Is Remarkably Good

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We haven’t engaged much with the previous seasons of the seasonal anthology series based on…well, slashers. The concept tends to stretch pretty thin if extended out to a series worth of screen time.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Mona Lisa’

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When a man a gruff, working class, low-level member of the underworld is forced to work with a beautiful, cultured high-priced call girl, you have two people who have nothing in common forced… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Monster and the Hermit

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The Monster and the hermit Bride of Frankenstein (1935) directed by James Whale The Scene: After fleeing the abuse and intolerance of society, Frankenstein’s creation (Boris Karloff) finds a cabin in the forest… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Terror Train’

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As any horror fan worth their weight in fear will tell you, Jamie Lee Curtis is an undoubted icon of the genre. Like Vincent Price before her, she is rightly idolized by lovers… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Malignant’

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In recent years, director James Wan has proven himself to be one of the top directors in the horror genre with hits like; Saw, Insidious, and the Conjuring. The success of his foray… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘101 Dalmatians’

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Yeah, bet you thought we’d given up on this one marathon…but we’re back. We just needed a break after The Black Cauldron. For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Kissing Montage

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Classic Scene: Kiss Montage Kiss Montage Cinema Paradiso (1988) Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore The Scene: Returning to Rome after the funereal of his old friend and mentor Alfredo (Philippe Noiret), the wealthy and… Continue reading