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  • Way Upstream 1987

    ★★★ Rewatched 15 May, 2013

    With the recent release of Sightseers and yet another rewatch of Nuts in May I started to develop some very vague memories of an "English couple goes on holiday and things go a bit wrong" type film I saw on TV in the late 80's. So with these extremely vague almost dreamlike memories and some very impressive googling skills I finally managed to track down the obscure oddity known as Way Upstream.

    Based on a play by Alan Ayckbourn and…

  • Slayer: Still Reigning 2004

    ★★★★ Watched 03 May, 2013 5

    I hope my neighbours enjoyed this. RIP Jeff Hanneman.

  • The Story of Film: An Odyssey 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 31 Mar, 2013 7

    Beautifully narrated series and that's not sarcasm I do genuinely like Mark Cousins voice.

  • Dracula in Pakistan 1967

    ★★★ Watched 29 Mar, 2013 2

    Maybe not the best Dracula film ever made but it's certainly not amongst the worst, apart from some fun song and dance sequences it really offers nothing new but for the most part it's actually fairly enjoyable and competently put together with its only real weakness being its over length.

  • Zoo 2007

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Mar, 2012 10

    Have you ever had one of those Sunday afternoons when you just can't decide what film to watch and then before you know it your viewing a documentary that revolves around the story of a man who was killed whilst having sexual relations with a horse? I have and I have no regrets. This beautifully made documentary gives us a glimpse into the world of zoophilia and does so in a surprisingly captivating and respectful way, the film never condemns…