Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors UK (1965) Dir. Freddy Francis All aboard the 7:55 from London to Bradley, stopping at…well, there is only one stop and it’s one you will never return from. And for once, this has nothing to do with the shoddily run, profit grabbing privatised railways either! Five men board the aforementioned … Continue reading Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors

The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man UK (1973) Dir. Robin Hardy As an atheist, I often tend to take a dim view the influential effect of religion, based on the actions of extremists whose interpretation of their teachings result in dangerous and antagonistic myopia. And to support my case I present to you exhibit A - the classic … Continue reading The Wicker Man

Who Killed Cock Robin? (Mu ji zhe)

Who Killed Cock Robin? (Mu ji zhe)   Taiwan (2017) Dir. Cheng Wei-hao Everyone knows the Sparrow did it - he even confessed. Well, that was quick wasn’t it? Actually, the second film from Cheng Wei-hao has nothing to do with this traditional nursery rhyme aside from using the title to imply this mystery crime thriller … Continue reading Who Killed Cock Robin? (Mu ji zhe)

Dracula

Dracula UK (1958) Dir. Terence Fisher This review comes twenty-four hours after the sad passing of the film’s star Sir Christopher Lee aged 93, after an amazingly prolific and genre spanning career which lasted nearly seven decades. While Sir Christopher played many iconic roles in that time and in many seminal franchises - the most … Continue reading Dracula