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  • Lionman



    Is this the first CΓΌneyt ArkΔ±n film out on blu-ray? I think so and it's so great to finally see the great man from Turkey flashing his karate chops in HD! The print is quite... used, but from time to time it looks really good, especially towards the end. The film, also called Lion Man, kinda starts slow - and that's the Turkish form of slow - but gradually becomes a fucking wacky and violent macho adventure with blood and…

  • Hellraiser: Judgment

    Hellraiser: Judgment


    My relationship with the Hellraiser sequels, even after the first two, have been very uncomplicated. I don’t consider it heretic to make DTV continuations to beloved horror films, and Clive Barker’s seminal Hellraiser is no exeception. It’s just movies with their own mythology, dreams and twists, far from the original maybe, but still entities of their own. Nostalgia killed the geek culture, where something abstract far away, a dream of something β€œoriginal” and unique have killed more good movies and…

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  • Nightmare City

    Nightmare City


    Probably the best film ever made.

  • Nightmare City

    Nightmare City


    I wrote this when Nightmare City first arrived on DVD years ago. It's brilliant and very touching.

    "For the love of Nightmare city"

    Oh God, how I love Nightmare City
    The cast, the script – so witty!

    Watching Hugo Stiglitz sleep through his role
    Less inspiration than the sleepiest mole!

    Maria Risarua Inaggui beautiful and nude
    Hey, Francisco Rabal, what a horny dude!

    See how the monsters from the plane leap
    (and at the same time watching Hugo sleep)