Someone is murdering pregnant women, leaving a fertility symbol carved in their flesh and the police is puzzled. 5 Women for the Killer is a decent slice of giallo but considering it’s slightly violent reputation it was a little bit of a let-down. Not bad at all but to quote Luigi Cozzi; ”It’s not a forgotten gem”.
Dark, funny and violent trust no one thriller with a good cast and a very fast flow. Nothing you watch more than once I guess but it’s a highly entertaining ride.
In the Mouth of Madness 1994
Insurance investigator John Trent is hired to find the best selling horror author Sutter Cane after he dissapears without a trace with his latest, eagerly awaited book, In the Mouth of Madness in his possession.
"Cane's writing has been known to have an effect on his less stable readers."
John Carpenter's Lovecraftian tale is a fantastic creation. The theme of the power of the written word and how a dark alternative reality is out there is fascinating stuff, a great…
Eden Lake 2008
My wife has two all-time favorite movies. One of them is Gone with the Wind, the other one is Eden Lake. Today we revisited it on blu-ray for the first time. It's a punch in the face, a harsh and violent nightmare and one of the most effective thrillers of recent years! British-white-trash-surburban-forest-survival-horror at it's finest! Truly disturbing.
I never thought about it before but Eden Lake is almost The Last House on the Left in reverse.