Retro Ramblings

Reports from the dusty corners of filmland

Archive for May, 2010

London to Brighton (2006)

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Go to Eastbourne instead next time. Less likely to run into junkies, prostitutes, paedophiles and gangsters.

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Bodysong (2003)

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Like channel surfing at 12.00 midnight in 1993.

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Sunshine (2007)

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The only time wearing tinted glasses in the cinema is a good idea.

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Rope (1948)

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Don’t open the box.

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Piranha (1978)

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Join Joe Dante’s dream team (Dick Miller, Barbara Steele, Kevin Mccarthy), and frolic and play in the refreshing waters of Lost River Lake. Fishing rod optional.

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Spirited Away (2001)

Friday, May 21st, 2010

What in the hell was that?

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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Is it me or has Robert Duvall put on weight since The Godfather?
I’m not a big war film fan, but I have to say I loved this one. It’s such a fun mix of wartime action cliches with olde worlde quaint English charm.
Jenny Agutter is in here, as is Michael Caine, Duval, Donald Pleasance, Donald […]

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Cult film fans in the UK have something to celebrate: the release of three genuine 1970’s classics available on DVD after being out of print and unavailable for a number of years. 
The first off is the infamous softcore sex comedy Come Play With Me from 1977. This was porn star Mary Millington’s first mainstream acting […]

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Bloodrayne (2005)

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

I’ve got a backlog of films I need to get onto the blog. It’s actually getting out of hand. As a result of this, and so I’m not playing catch up forever, I’m faced with two choices: wipe the slate clean and forget them all, or make the reviews shorter. I’m not very good at […]

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