Heat

Finally watched this film for the first time and I absolutely loved it to bits. As I sat there sweating through the UK heatwave — my apartment being three or four degrees higher — I became lost in this world of LA. It goes without saying that Al Pacino and Robert Deniro are at the…

The Babysitter

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Not to be confused with the 1995 erotic, straight-to-video film starring Alicia Silverstone. 2017’s The Babysitter is a violent, fun watch and completely ridiculous in all the right places. I was recommended this by a friend and did really enjoy it. I was surprised that it was a 15 though. Looking forward to watching the…

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

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The “Final” chapter. Lolz. I enjoyed the film for what it was — the gathering together of a bunch of young people for Jason to pick off one by one.

Friday the 13th part 3

Friday the 13 part 3 was a lot of fun. I didn’t enjoy it quite as much on the whole as I did part 2, but it was still a great ride. And it was great to finally see Jason don his infamous hockey mask. I found myself wondering about the director’s taste when I…

Watching Phenomena

Going to watch “Phenomena”. Initial thoughts What a fucking incredible film. From start to finish I was gripped. Jennifer Connelly is great; Dario Argento is at the top of his game; and Donald Pleasance was a joy to watch as always. The film was violent, creative and awe-inspiring in equal measure. And that ending. That…

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Watching Five Dolls for an August Moon by Mario Bava.