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Joel Harley

Lunatic, lover, poet.

Obsessed fan of everything horror, Batman and Queen (the band). Lover of Lovecraft, passionate writer, heavy drinker and idiot.

Film Review: Emanuelle in America (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: Fearless journalist and fashion photographer Emanuelle takes America, amongst other things. In a globetrotting journey which covers as much ground as your average Bond movie, Emanuelle joins a harem, investigates a snuff filmmaker and takes her clothes off a lot, everywhere. REVIEW: The most infamous of the black Emanuelle movies (as opposed to the other one, spelled with two ...

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Film Review: Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A cannibalistic caterer prepares a grand feast for the Egyptian goddess who has him under her control. No pork pies or scotch eggs for goddess Ishtar though – only the finest young women will do, chopped up to bits and dressed up as party food. Tasty. REVIEW: β€œI’ve always compared Blood Feast to a Walt Whitman poem,” Herschell Gordon ...

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Film Review: Back From The Dead (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: During a spot of hypnotically induced past-life regression, dim-witted Corbet finds his inner cannibalistic psychopath awakened, and embarks upon a violent killing spree in which all manner of carnage is gleefully inflicted upon those around him. Plus a great many puerile sound effects as he does it. REVIEW: β€œA bit like Peter Jackson’s Braindead or Bad Taste” is how ...

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Film Review: Touch of Death (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Getting bored with the dating game and racking up a series of hefty gambling debts, a slobby middle-aged man begins murdering women then stealing their money and valuables afterwards. But Lester Parson is no average murderous thief – he takes great pleasure in his imaginative acts of violence, gruesomely bludgeoning his victims to death or casually roasting their heads ...

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Film Review: A Fucking Cruel Nightmare (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: In what may or may not all be a (f*cking cruel) nightmare, a man wanders around a series of plastic-coated corridors, observing as a number of helpless victims are brutally murdered before him. Tables are turned slightly for the nightmare’s second half, but it’s still just another forty five minutes of repetitive torture. That’s about it, where plot is ...

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