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  • The Night Comes for Us

    The Night Comes for Us


    I like to think that Gareth Evans is friends with all these guys from the raid movies and fellow director, Timo Tjahjanto, who uses (and reuses some from Headshot) a lot of the alumni from that breakout 1-2 success. However, with the Welshman heading back home to direct Apostle, I like to think that Tjahjanto asked if he could have a go at the raid 3 - you know, just to see what happens. And upon getting this toy-box the…

  • Monkey Shines

    Monkey Shines



    It’s lesser Romero, yet I don’t think such a claim damages the movie too badly as it works with the sort of grand ideas and satire that cemented Romero’s status as one of the King’s of Horror Cinema with your Craven’s, Carpenter’s and Cronenberg’s. Plus seeing his work released in such fine quality will always be an event for your horror faithful. Speaking of, in the extras there is a making-of optioned from the…

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  • It Follows

    It Follows


    A pseudo-slasher that takes an incredibly simple premise and gets a great deal of mileage out of it thanks to a knowledgeable and witty script drenched in the meta. The film cranks up the atmosphere and tension beautifully making the eventual emergence of just some guy or girl (sometimes in a state of undress) gloriously creepy. This finely tuned atmosphere and anticipation is worth a million jump scare predicated horror bores. All of this is topped up with flowing cinematography and brooding score by Disasterpeace. That score - well, they are clearly just showing off, aren't they?

  • Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key

    Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key


    Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key. That title is amazing and this is pretty much a case of instantly becoming a fan of its director, Sergio Martino. The score by Bruno Nicolai is chock full of harpsichord gold, and its cinematography is as gorgeous as any other golden era Giallo, of which, there is one shot that knocked my socks clean off. Someone is killed on a staircase and as she is being dragged…