The Babysitter

The Babysitter cover

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 sequel some time soon.

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 kept noticing things being pointed right at the camera. Like in the camera’s face. It wasn’t until half way through that I had the distant…

Thoughts on The people under the stairs

The people under the stairs poster

I finally faced my childhood trauma by watching The people under the stairs in full. I saw sections of it as a child and remember only the image of children running from something in the wall cavities of a old creepy house. It was an absolute surprise and joy to see Everett McGill and Wendy Robie as an on-screen couple again after their iconic partnership in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks as Ed and Nadine Hurley. Credited as simply ‘Man’ and…

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 vile ending that just kept me second guessing myself until the credits rolled. Thank you once again, Argento you crazy beautiful film maker.