Category Archives: 8/10

Demons (1986) – mini-review

Superior grade mid-80s gonzo/schlock italo horror. Not for the uninitiated! Makes very little sense but there is a ‘horror movies don’t make people horrific’ subtext. Perhaps. 8 S-points. Available on Shudder

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The Platform (2019) mini-review

Taut and claustrophobic. Does a great job on a limited budget. Netflix defaults to dubbed English version, but you can change it to Spanish with subtitles to get the original sound. I really enjoyed this on many levels. Pun intended. … Continue reading

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Brain Damage (1988) mini-review

Classic camp 80s schlock with a heavy-handed addiction parable. Some brilliant in-camera effects for the budget. If you like gory, over-the-top horror then this is for you. 8 S-points. Facebook mini-review first posted 23rd February 2020

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Good Time (2017) mini-review

Super-tense and great performances. Solid 8 S-points Facebook mini-review first posted 26th January 2020

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Three Identical Strangers (2018) mini-review

Intriguing and ultimately disturbing documentary. Solid 8 Skelpometer rating. Facebook mini-review first posted 1st January 2020

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A Dark Song (2016) mini-review

A slow-burning, intriguing watch. A truly ‘occultist’ movie, no jump scares or torture-porn here. I liked it. I think! A score of 8 on the Skelpometer. Facebook mini-review first posted 2nd November 2019

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Train to Busan (2016) mini-review

Bloody (&) good. 8/10 Skelpometer rating FaceBook mini-review first posted 16th March 2019

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Pyewacket (2017) review

If you come to Pyewacket expecting full-on terror and jump-scares from the start then you will be disappointed, however if you like movies that build slowly and steadily, with clear (if you look for them) signposts as to where you … Continue reading

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