Category Archives: 9/10

TerrorVision (1986) review

I found this movie thanks to a great list on Reddit provided by u/TomberryServo entitled ‘Trashy, sleazy, gory and void of any artistic merit.’ I couldn’t ignore that now, could I? TerrorVision lays all its cards on the table right … Continue reading

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Bacurau (2019) – review

This beguiling, baffling, brilliant film is set in the very near future in the town of the title, which we learn is in southern Brazil.  The first scene involves one of the main characters Teresa (Bárbara Colen) travelling as a … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Just Die! (2018) review

Why Don’t You Just Die! is the grammatically incorrect but perfectly accurate English title for this 2018 Russian comedy-with-blood. Lots of blood! From the first scene we know what territory we are in, as a young man rings the doorbell … Continue reading

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Videoman (2018) mini-review

One for fans of weird 70s Italo horror and stark realist dramas. So perfect for me then! Loved it. Rated 8 on the Skelpometer. Might be a 9 after I think about it for a while. Facebook mini-review first posted … Continue reading

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Toy Story 4 (2019) mini-review

Is there a lot of dust in the air? 9 on the Skelpometer scale Facebook mini-review first posted 2nd November 2019

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Us (2019) mini-review

Scary. Bloody. Funny. Thought-provoking. 9 Skelpometer points. Go see it! Facebook mini-review first posted 22nd March 2019

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The Descent (2005) mini-review

Late to the party on this. Genuinely terrifying. 9 ‘oh shit’ points on the S-scale FaceBook mini-review first posted 25th April 2020

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Get Out (2017) mini-review

Creepy, well-made and brilliantly acted. Solid 9/10 on the Skelpometer FaceBook mini-review first posted on 16th March 2019

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Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017) mini-review

Haunting and affecting. This will stay with me for a while. Magical-realism set amongst Mexican street kids caught up in a gang war. A solid 8 on the Skelpometer. Edit: After letting this film settle for a day, I’m uprating … Continue reading

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