Category Archives: Thriller

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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Parasite (2019) mini-review

Believe the hype. I haven’t seen the colour version, but the black and white is a masterpiece. Funny, shocking, beautiful and ugly. 10 Skelpometer points. Facebook min-review first posted 5th March 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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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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