Category Archives: Full reviews

Blood Machines (2019) review

Blood Machines is billed as ‘A Shudder Series’ which I guess it is, but that is a series of 3 episodes, with a total runtime of around 50 minutes. Whilst it is visually and stylistically arresting with an interesting central … Continue reading

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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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FrightFest Glasgow 2020 – part 1

Glasgow FrightFest 2020 ran over 2 and a bit days from Thursday 5th March until Saturday 7th March at the wonderful Glasgow Film Theatre. This was only my second time (of many I hope!)  attending the festival, and this year … 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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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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