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) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

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) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

What We Do in the Shadows (2014) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“We drink virgin blood because it sounds cool.” Released in 2014, this comedy horror film is fly-on-the-wall mockumentary following the exploits of 4 modern day vampires living together as flatmates in the New Zealand town of Wellington. It was released fairly ‘under the radar’ but went on to receive lots of world-wide praise for howContinue reading “What We Do in the Shadows (2014) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Return of the Living Dead III (1993) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The pain… The pain keeps the hunger away…” You know the score by now; military grade chemical has the ability to animate corpses who become brain-hungry zombies, chaos, panic, fighting, blood, guts, gore….welcome to the 2nd sequel to the successful “Return of the Living Dead” (1985), it’s not really like what I have just describedContinue reading “Return of the Living Dead III (1993) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

The Return of the Living Dead (1985) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Send… more… paramedics! This 1985 B-Movie comedy horror film was born from of a split between George A Romero and John Russo after “Night of the Living Dead” (1968) (read more about that later). Described as a “mordant punk comedy”, this zombie film broke a lot of the established rules created in other zombie films.Continue reading “The Return of the Living Dead (1985) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Day of the Dead (1985) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

They are us. The third film in George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead” (1968) series is “Day of the Dead“. While it is the third film in the original trilogy, fans of Romero will know that he did make more zombie films later in his career. This 1985 film raises the stakes inContinue reading “Day of the Dead (1985) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Night of the Living Dead (1968) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

They’re coming to get you, Barbara! Released in 1968, George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead” is the grandfather of all modern zombie films. It might not be the first zombie film to grace the silver screen, that’s an honour reserved for Victor Halperin’s 1932 “White Zombie” which starred Bela Lugosi, but Romero’s classicContinue reading “Night of the Living Dead (1968) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

The Transformers: The Movie (1986) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Bah weep gragnah weep nini bong Between 1983 and 1987 one of the most iconic cartoons of my youth was in full effect. During that time, in 1986 to be specific, a movie came out that might have been the first film I went to see. It had everything – Action, Drama, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Heartbreak,Continue reading “The Transformers: The Movie (1986) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Empire of the Sharks (2017) ⭐

Not even that bad that it’s good for a laugh – a steaming pile of don’t waste your time There are some TV movies that are good, there are some that are bad. Some are that bad they are good, and some are that good they shock and amaze. 2017’s “Empire of the Sharks” isContinue reading “Empire of the Sharks (2017) ⭐”

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