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Archive for the 'Horror' Category

House of the Long Shadows (1983)

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Here’s my review of the new and long-awaited DVD release of House of the Long Shadows, over (once again) at Cinema Retro.

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One of my favourite coffee-table film books of recent years, you can read my review of this new Paul Naschy book over at Cinema Retro, or by clicking the picture above.

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The Uninvited (1944)

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Here’s my review for The Uninvited, one of those ghost stories that you’ve heard of for years but never seen. Until now! Click on the pic above for the article over at Cinema Retro.

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Baba Yaga (1973)

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Here’s my review of the odd and groovy Italian film Baba Yaga, starring Baby Doll herself, Carrol Baker. Click the picture to go over to Cinema Retro!

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Here’s yet another horror movie book. Does it have anything new to offer? Click on the pic to read my review and find out!

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The Legacy (1978)

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Another British horror gem unearthed and dusted down by Odeon Entertainment. If you’ve ever fancied seeing Roger Daltrey get killed horribly, this is one for you. Click the pic for my Cinema Retro review!

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Hammer Has Risen From the Grave!

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Last weekend I attended this amazing Hammer films event hosted by the De Montfort University in Leicester. You can read my full report and see a couple of my photos over at Cinema Retro!

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I loved Cabin in the Woods. Absolutely loved it. One of the wittiest films I’ve seen in a long time, and visually it was stunning. This book means you can look at the design in a lot more detail as some of that stuff is only on screen for a couple of seconds! Click the picture to […]

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It occurred to me when listening to the Flash Gordon Theme by Queen that it was ripe for an Evil Dead-style makeover. Sadly instead of Freddie Mercury the only person available to sing it was me. For better or worse, here it is.
The Deadites - Ash! by Trouserpress on Mixcloud

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The Wicker Tree (2012)

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

I reviewed The Wicker Tree for Cinema Retro. This is a film to be avoided at all costs. If you want to know why, click the picture or here…

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