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  • Paganini Horror

    Paganini Horror

    ★★★★

    80's rock/pop and horror can lead to good things - Thriller obvs......Bark at the Moon...….Maiden and Eddie.......

    It can also lead to insane fucking hilarity...…...like here.

    The film's premise is a haunted piece of music, written by Paganini himself for use in some form of demonic ritual, is sold by a rather mysterious and so not the Devil himself Donald Pleasance to the drummer in an all female beat combo who all look like prime Pete Burns in cut out…

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★★★

    Not much has changed since the cinema viewing, although I've softened somewhat to its weaknesses. Its still comfortably the worst of the three films to date, but there is still a fuck tonne to enjoy here......

    The opening 35 minutes is now probably my favourite beats of the entire franchise - the tense, propulsive rhythm to it all, the inventive action setpieces are taken up a notch (Book fu! Horse fu!) and the mythos deepens considerably with the introduction of…

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  • Images

    Images

    ★★★★

    A Robert Altman horror, this very un-Robert Altman film is an often bewildering, confusing, brilliant look into mental illness through his very unique eye.

    Susannah Yorke is an unhappy wife who is bordering on being a full blown schizophrenic. After an episode where a strange voice on the end of her phone asks her if she knows who her husband is with one night, the pair decide to get away to their rural retreat, whereby all manner of odd things…

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

    Still retaining its uber classic status, forty years hasn't got anywhere near dimming the sheen (natch) off this almost peerless piece of art.

    The almost unique combination of mega-budget scope and scale (the sheer size of Ride of the Valkyries setpiece attack, in terms of bodies, vehicles and utter destructive mayhem hasn't been seen since in movies - CG fuelled, city/world-wide destruction is fucking child's play compared to the majesty of this), hallucinogenic art film and political horror flick just…