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  • The House That Screamed

    The House That Screamed 1969

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Feb, 2016

    A thriller set in a boarding school for wayward girls from the director of Who Can Kill A Child? Well this isn't going to end well.

    From psychological torment to straight-up masochism, the young ladies at Señora Fourneau's school are bullied and broken by the whip and the rod, making their plotted escape attempts the perfect way to mask their murders.

    These sexually charged teens expel their energies in a number of ways that lead them down a merry path…

  • Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key

    Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key 1972

    ★★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2016

    Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key is a psychological thriller with a stupid title, filled with sex, violence, murder, twists and sex. So, no great revelation there then. As far as I can gather you can pretty much divide the Giallo movement into three distinct categories:

    1. Italian men are murderous bastards.
    2. Italian women are murderous bastards.
    3. Italians are murderous bastards.

    There isn't much to distinguish this feature from a slew of…

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  • Dr. No

    Dr. No 1962

    ★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2012 3

    Thank jeebus for Letterboxd. For years I've been doing the "Bond Marathon" before the latest 007 adventure. For years I thought I was the only sad fucker who endured all twenty something films in preparation for the next slice of kiss kiss, bang bang. There's a few that have more or less concluded this little ritual, but seeing as Skyfall ain't out until 26th October I thought I'd slowly work my way through them, starting now.

    So... Dr No. The…

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2012 13

    I have absolutely no idea of how to start this review.
    First off the bat, to the best of my knowledge there is nothing here that will shake the foundations and change the opinion of the Nolan haters.

    Set 8 years after The Dark Knight, this film takes a knackered and spiritually broken Bruce Wayne and places him in a situation where he must don the cape once more.
    Christian Bale has come a long way in 7 years. From…