Favorite films

  • Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter
  • Don't Open Till Christmas
  • Horror Hospital
  • The Apple

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Recent reviews

  • Horror Hospital

    Horror Hospital

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Horror Hospital is a childhood favourite of mine….yes, I do have happy childhood memories of watching people being decapitated by a car with a blade attached to it. I would have been 15 when I first saw this film, after Vipco brought it back out on video in the early 1990s. This was the second incarnation of Vipco, and they released it a time when my enthusiasm for their releases was beginning to wane. Their post-cert incarnation had begun strongly…

  • Bizarre



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    There is nothing quite like Secrets of Sex in the British sex film genre, and there is nothing quite like Horror Hospital in the British horror genre. Despite both being commercially successful, the two feature films by Antony Balch are a pair of cinematic oddballs that walk against the crowd, never really fitting in with what was going on at the time, you’ll be unsurprised to learn that Secrets of Sex is the only British sex film to be narrated…

Popular reviews

  • Watchers II

    Watchers II


    Above average Roger Corman creature feature from the 1990s that proved lots of fun to revisit, Watchers 2 has chiefly lingered in my memory for all these years, less because of the film itself and more because of the circumstances in which I first saw it during the VHS era. To give a bit of back-story…My aunt had recently adopted a dog, which turned out to be a sheep dog, a breed hyperactive by nature and really meant for the…

  • Lady Frankenstein

    Lady Frankenstein


    A couple of years before his death I did correspond a bit with Mel Welles about Lady Frankenstein (in fact I think Mel may have been the first person I ever emailed). So in order to keep his thoughts about the film in circulation and for anyone who is interested, here is some of what Mel had to say about the film, several of the actors, and the censorship of the film.

    “LF was shot in English with a multi-national…