Razorback (1984) review

“There’s something about blasting the shit out of a razorback that brightens up my whole day.” Damn this was a cool film.  I’ll add this one to my list of Russell Mulcahy films that I’m a fan of.  I’ll never forgive you for Highlander 2, Russell.  I convinced friends to go to the theater to see… Read More

The Eyes of My Mother (2016) review

“Have you lived here a long time?” “My whole life.” To quote the late, great Leonard Cohen, “You want it darker?”  Well, do you?  If so, you’ve come to the right place.  The Eyes of My Mother positively drips darkness.  Everything is hazy, foggy, dipped in ink and shot in black and white – The Eyes of… Read More

Devilman (1987) Review

Devil man, – Devil man – calling Devil man running in my head yeah Devil man, – Devil man – calling Devil man  running in my head yeah Okay, yeah: that quote isn’t from the 1987 Umanosuke Iida written and directed anime adaptation of Go Nagai’s seminal manga series, Devilman, it’s from the White Zombie track Super-Charger Heaven.… Read More

Screamers (1995) review

“Priority 7.  That’s you and me.  And God, if he’s still paying attention.” “I doubt it.” There’s a special recipe that results in exactly the right kind of B-movie.  It’s fairly simple, and yet, films so often get it wrong.  Two parts snappy dialogue, a cup of creativity in the face of a limited budget, one pound… Read More