Candyman (1992) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Candyman, Candyman, Candyman, Candyman, Helen I’m writing this review after rewatching a film which I remember fondly from my youth in the 1990’s. It has reminded me of the fact that when I watched this aged 14 in 1994 I was far too young to rent this 18-rated film from the local VHS rental shop,Continue reading “Candyman (1992) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Frankenhooker (1990) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

SupercrackExplodingHookersFrankensteinMonsterZombie From the director that brought you “Brain Damage” and “Basket Case” (1982) comes another classic piece of comedy horror. Low budget, comedy horror, gore, over acting, imaginative, stupid, fun, and weirdly brilliant. When Jeffrey’s fiancé is killed in a tragic lawnmower accident, his grief pushes him further into his scientific research to try andContinue reading “Frankenhooker (1990) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Young Frankenstein (1974) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A genre bending tongue in cheek romp with style A classic Mel Brooks film, easily one of his best, produced in 1974 – the same year as his other classic, “Blazing Saddles”. While Brooks takes the directing credit, the film script was written in partnership between Brooks and Gene Wilder, who took the starring roleContinue reading “Young Frankenstein (1974) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell (1974) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Cpt Kronos & Baron Frankenstein build a monster with dumb Sarah As the title would suggest this is a ‘Frankenstein’ adventure. A young scientist determined to follow in the footsteps of his hero is arrested and sent to a lunatic asylum – as his hero had previously been too apparently. Upon getting admitted to theContinue reading “Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell (1974) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Frankenstein (1931) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

It’s Alive… arise King Frankenstein, lord of the Monster films A tale as old as time… Scientist has successful and happy life… Scientist has girl… Scientist goes mad with all the potential that science can bring… Scientist steals unused body parts from graveyards, morgues and death row prisoners… Scientist makes life in the shape ofContinue reading “Frankenstein (1931) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Braindead (1992) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

No, this is not the one with the donkey and the chambermaid… When Lionel Cosgrove takes his date Paquita to the zoo his over-brooding and over-doting mother is bitten by an extremely rare and poisonous Sumatran rat-monkey. The rare specimen was brought back from Skull Island (yes, the same island King-King is from) and legendContinue reading “Braindead (1992) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Birds of Prey (2020) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Colourful and generally fun, but also slightly all over the place Let me start off and give this film it’s full title: “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)“ Party a follow up to “Suicide Squad”; Harley Quinn has ended her relationship with The Joker and is attempting to build aContinue reading “Birds of Prey (2020) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Joker (2019) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

If I said this was a masterpiece of modern cinema, I’d be the Joker A mentally unstable performer, who spends his time dressed as a clown, is struggling with life, society, and the environment he is in. His downward spiral forces him to do things that he knows aren’t good, but the balance of goodContinue reading “Joker (2019) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reed used to be a werewolf but he’s okay nooooooooooooowww! 😉 Under the glow of a full moon if you hear a howl, it might just be Oliver Reed taking lycanthropic form in Hammer Films’ classic 1961 film “The Curse of the Werewolf”. Brief Description: An adopted boy terrorizes the inhabitants of his local townContinue reading “The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Mindhorn (2016) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This isn’t the Bronx, this is the Isle of Man! A ludicrous but heart-felt comedy action which pays homage to some of the cheesiest TV cop shows and action series of the late 70’s and early 80’s. If you remember “Bergerac“, “Starsky & Hutch” and “The 6 Million Dollar Man“, then you might just getContinue reading “Mindhorn (2016) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

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