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  • Eyes of a Stranger

    Eyes of a Stranger

    ★★★

    I’m not sure that I’d ever heard of this film before. This might be because it has the kind of title that is fairly generic and thus forgettable. It’s not a bad film. In fact, it’s very competently put together. It’s clearly riding on the coat tails of Halloween, and there are even a couple of things that Jennifer Jason Leigh’s character does that mirror the actions of Jamie Lee Curtis' Laurie Strode. Otherwise, this is more a retread of…

  • House of 1000 Corpses

    House of 1000 Corpses

    ★★½

    The unofficial sequel to Tobe Hooper’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre II.

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  • Housebound

    Housebound

    ★★★½

    A comedy horror that emphasises the former but doesn’t forget to cater for folks that are looking for a bit of the latter. I found Housebound to be quite enjoyable – if you can overcome the unlikeliness of its scenarios, you might like it, too.

  • Doctor Who: Shada

    Doctor Who: Shada

    ★★★½

    It feels valid to review Shada here because it did have a theatrical release (albeit extremely limited), and is in feature-length form. In any case, very few TV movies ever see the inside of a cinema yet many are reviewed on Letterboxd. (Guilty as charged, m’lud.)

    Anyway, I loved this official completion of the Douglas Adams-penned and sadly abandoned Doctor Who story, which would have made a fitting end to the seventies (and composer Dudley Simpson’s long association with the…