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  • The House That Cried Murder

    The House That Cried Murder 1973

    ★★★ Watched 30 Apr, 2015

    Despite the fact that The House that Cried Murder (AKA: No Way Out / The Bride) feels a little like an overlong horror anthology segment, it still managed to entertain in certain respects and scrape itself more than an average rating - largely thanks to the ending, which certainly added a little oddness to what at first seemed to be a very 'by the numbers' affair.

    Our neurotic bride Barbara is humiliated on her wedding day by new husband David…

  • The Hollywood Strangler Meets the Skid Row Slasher

    The Hollywood Strangler Meets the Skid Row Slasher 1979

    ★★ Watched 30 Apr, 2015

    A seedy slice of weirdness from director Ray Dennis Steckler, who brought us such greats as 'The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies'.

    Here we have two independent serial killers; The Hollywood Strangler, who feels compelled to strangle the models he photographs, and the Skid Row Slasher, a porno bookstore owner who deals out stabbings to the local wino population when not peddling her brand of smut.

    The film concentrates more on our tormented strangler, who…

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  • Batman

    Batman 1966

    ★★★★ Rewatched 22 Mar, 2013 8

    Why I love this film so much:

    - The Bat Copter!
    - Bitch-slapping an exploding shark
    - Dodgy Irish accented cop
    - 'That' theme tune
    - The Bat Boat!
    - The nobility of a suicidal porpoise (!)
    - A ball point banana
    - Jet-pack umbrellas
    - "Bless my dust pan!" & "Holy Halloween!"
    - 'Dehydrated' pirates.
    - "Some days you just can't get rid of a bomb!"
    - 'Re-hydrated' pirates
    - The Bat Cycle!
    - Cat in a dinghy
    - Umbrella/sword duel atop a submarine
    - Bat Centrifuge!
    - Bat ropes!

    In summary: Forget Nolan's films; watch this instead.

  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch 2011

    Watched 20 Apr, 2013

    Before they added all the slo-mo, this was apparently a 6 minute music video.