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  • Sky Pirates

    Sky Pirates

    ★★★

    The 1980s Action Month 2 - 2017 Edition #9

    Maybe it's just me but I love the title of this movie, although that maybe simply because it puts me in mind of the glorious Laputa: Castle in the Sky which does have actual pirates of the sky. Sadly this does not, unless you count nicking the odd plane, which I suppose you could call piratical behaviour.

    Set just after the finish of WWII it is the story of the race…

  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown

    The Town That Dreaded Sundown

    ★★½

    2017 Cult Movie Challenge

    Week 34: American International Week

    In 1946 the town of Texarkana is beset by a series of attacks and murders committed by a killer dressed in a hood.

    The film is based on a real life series of killings in the town for which (spoiler) no one was ever caught. Although the film takes a few liberties and renames the victims it is a more or less truthful account of the murders.

    Coming as it does…

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  • Die Another Day

    Die Another Day

    ★½

    007 Rank-A-Thon

    Right then, this is the one you've all be waiting for, well some of you, oh alright, one of you.

    So the big question is, which side of the fence am I going to come down on, will I be swayed by the general opinion that this is a piece of garbage or will I go against the flow and join the 106 people on Letterboxd who, as I write this, believe than not only is this a…

  • Beware the Slenderman

    Beware the Slenderman

    ★★★

    The story of how two pre-teens, both of whom appear to be delusional and one of whom has been diagnosed as schizophrenic attempted to murder a friend of theirs believing that they are acting under the instructions of Slenderman.

    The thing that lies at the heart of their delusion and what makes it so difficult to break is exactly the same thing that lies at the heart of religious beliefs and that is the inability of anyone to disprove the…