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  • The Influence

    The Influence


    I only tuned into this for the simple reason that it’s based on a Ramsey Campbell story. I’ve met Campbell, he was a great bloke, and I got him to sign my copy of The Nameless<i\> which Jaume Balaguero Based his debut feature Los sin nombre<i\> upon. So what could the next Spaniard do with a Campbell source? 

    Well to be honest it’s a bit of a jumble and sort of all over the place, but it has some quite…

  • Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

    Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

    For someone who’s been sober for 13years this was basically celebrities telling their acid trip stories, and I fucking loathe other people’s “influence” stories, so this bored the hell out of me.

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  • The Eternal Jew

    The Eternal Jew

    I've got a buddy who works actively against fascism and right wing movements. He once gave me a bunch of DVDs with the explanation that I as a "film historian and cinephile" would probably understand to watch them for their value, not the message.

    What do you say about a film like this, the Nazi party's main anti-Jew propaganda piece, commissioned and partially supervised by Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels himself. Well it's a manipulative monster of course, almost a…

  • The Beyond

    The Beyond


    Today is Meistro Lucio Fulci's Birthday. He would have been 88 if he was still with us. Through the years and a lot of repetitive viewing of his gems balanced out with basically the most of his entire back catalogue, yes even the Chet Baker musical comedy, I've come to rank Fulci as one of the greatest Italian directors of genre film ever.

    To celebrate his memory, I've cracked open the Grindhouse bluray, and compared to the other two blurays…