Possession’s notorious government black-brushing during the DPP prosecutions of 1983, which condemned the film as an item of extreme perversity and vulgarity with the capacity to corrupt a majority of it audience, means that this extraordinary depiction of the violent fallout of a marriage has long been nothing more than […]
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Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams star in this entertaining love story that benefits from some winning performances and a fun script but suffers from a generous helping of soppiness. It may seem cynical to say it, but the romantic elements just feel a bit too fake and the good intentions […]
Owls. You can always rely on owls to keep you entertained. They’re always a hoot. Oh wait, forgive me, that’s just a bad joke and very far from the truth because owls aren’t really renowned for being a big bundle of fun. They look very nice, majestic winged animals of […]
I don’t think I need to say too much about The Omen before moving on to review the movies in the series. It’s a very particular type of horror movie but it’s quite possibly the best of that type and stands tall as yet another classic of the genre. So […]
80s acclaimed controversial horror Possession (reviewed here) is out on DVD 25th October, but two lucky readers could win the DVD… Part horror, part political allegory Possession, directed by avant-garde Polish helmer Andrzej Zulawski, is a hugely controversial film. It appeared on the notorious banned ‘Video Nasties’ list and has been […]
Released back in 1981, Possession caused quite a stir. It was full of strong content, both sexual and violent, and filtered through an artistic filter that surely made it fall between the two stools of genre-pleasing horror and intellectual art installation. Directed (and written, with some help from Frederic Tuten) […]
It’s a bleeding drought which could lead to a feeding frenzy . . . . . . The Spierig brothers follow up their enjoyable zombie debut feature, Undead, with an equally enjoyable, yet altogether different, vampire movie. A plague has transformed most of the human race into vampires and those […]