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  • Anna and the Apocalypse

    Anna and the Apocalypse

    ★★★★½

    I'm lucky enough to have this blinkered vision when it comes to buzz and hype about a film, whereby I don't buy into it nor get sucked in, instead letting it drift over my social media timelines with a certain cloak of invisibility.

    Such rambling pre-amble means that when I get to sit down to a movie like this, I have zero expectations, thus don't feel any inclination to be swayed by my peers into regarding it to be an…

  • Unlawful Passage

    Unlawful Passage

    ★★

    Mediocre Camilo Vila film with some truly heinous acting.

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  • The Last Horror Film

    The Last Horror Film

    ★★★★

    “Give him more than two or three scenes, and frankly your tolerance level of Joe Spinell dries up. I don’t think he’s as annoying in this as he is in Maniac – a film he practically sinks, but there’s something whiny about his performance” Kim Newman

    My jaw hit the floor when Kim Newman gave this rather damning analysis of Joe Spinell’s acting abilities as he introduced The Last Horror Film as one of the Section 3 nasties within the…

  • The Mutilator

    The Mutilator

    ★★★½

    Twenty years ago, if I would have dusted down my tattered old VHS of The Mutilator, and said to folks "Just you wait, in a couple of decades from now people will be restoring these old pieces of schlock and they'll be the glue that hold the niche aspect of the home entertainment industry together" - I would have likely been mercilessly mocked on a wild new invention called the internet.

    However, here we are, in 2016 with boutique labels…