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  • Soaked in Bleach

    Soaked in Bleach

    ★★★½

    It presents a pretty strong case for a reinvestigation of Cobain's death.

  • The Throne

    The Throne

    ★★★

    The story of Crown Prince Sado is fascinatingly sad and this film did it justice with great performances. My only criticism was that it might have been TOO sympathetic to Sado, as the extent of his reported Caligula-like batshittery, as attested to by his wife in her memoirs, wasn't portrayed to its fullest extent. However, the film was beautifully done and it was probably a good decision to focus more upon the relationship between Sado and his father. It does…

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  • My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

    My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

    ★★

    1 star for the flamingos and another star for Udo Kier.

  • The Horseman

    The Horseman

    ★★★

    Despite what the official summary says, "tender" is not a word which comes to mind after seeing this film. It uses the tried and tested plot of a father seeking revenge, but unlike a film like "Taken", with its stunningly choreographed fight sequences, "The Horseman" is a gritty and grimly brutal film, entirely without glamour. The violence is extremely realistic, and although it rarely eases off and the hero finds ingenious methods of torture using mundane objects such as a…