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  • The Haunted Palace

    The Haunted Palace

    ★★★½

    There is a lot to enjoy in this less celebrated entry into Corman's Poe cycle. Although confusingly it only actually takes its title from a poem by Poe. The plot comes from H.P. Lovecraft's story The Strange Case of Charles Dexter Ward.

    The Haunted Palace features great production design, a genuinely eerie atmosphere, a great gothic score by Ronald Stein, and a terrific central performance by Vincent Price.

    Where the film falls down, like so many Lovecraft adaptations, is in…

  • The Meg

    The Meg

    ★★½

    Just seen THE MEG and I think its safe to say that the best achievement in popular film Oscar race is over already

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  • Battleship

    Battleship

    Made me wish a comet would fall from the sky and obliterate the world. A species that spends $200m on this SHITE deserves to become extinct

  • Eden Lake

    Eden Lake

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

    Despite the fact that this film is very well made and acted, I can't think of a British horror film I detest more from the last few years (I haven't seen Zombie Women of Satan). My reason for loathing it is purely political, I don't think I can think of a film that demonises the working class so completely. Every single working class person in the film is a scumbag. This is a bullshit middle class nightmare, and it's no wonder the Daily Mail gave it a five star review.