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Film Review: Ken Park (2002)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders’ lives and relationships with and without their parents. REVIEW: Sex, drugs, and punk rock and roll is the formula to director Larry Clark’s film career. This old pervert got his start in the 1950’s as a photographer, publishing a book, Tulsa, consisting of photographs of his friends shooting speed …

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Key Genre Films 1940s

The forties got off to a cracking start with Paramount’s Technicolor production of Doctor Cyclops (1940) starring Albert Dekker as a crazed scientist who discovers the secret of miniaturisation deep in the South American jungles. The film contains superb special effects sequences which required the construction of gigantic sets and props of everyday articles, including books, chairs, pot-plants and scientific …

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Video Nasties: The Darkest Films of Yesterday

‘Video Nasty‘ was a term coined in Britain around 1982 which applied to certain films distributed on video cassette that were criticised by the media and various religious organisations for their violent content. While cinema violence had been regulated by the British Board of Film Censorship for many years, the lack of regulations for video sales (combined with the claim …

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Film Review: The Witch (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. REVIEW: It seems like every year brings us a new horror film that’s supposed to blow …

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Most Uncomfortable Horror Movie Scenes To Sit Thru- Part 2

More “Most Uncomfortable Horror Movie Scenes To Sit Thru” – More madness to scar your psyche! Human Centipede 2 – Centipede up the ass This film needs absolutely no introduction as its notoriety has ingrained itself forever within the film industry. It’s shocking to see how the original film actually gained such a rabid cult following, but two sequels came …

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Top 10 Most Disturbing Horror Movies Of All Time

For decades now, there has been speculation within the horror movie industry as to what makes a movie ‘disturbing’ and what makes a truly horrifying horror movie. From Cannibal Holocaust to Audition, it’s rather clear that there are a select few directors who know how to properly capture this, often with brutal results. With spoilers following, this is a list …

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Most Uncomfortable Horror Movie Scenes To Sit Thru- Part 1

Being a horror fan, it goes with the territory that there’s a high likelihood of watching that one film that pushes the boundaries of typical horror cinema and makes you squirm more than you ever have before. Extreme cinema is certainly an acquired taste and often gains you some surprised and concerned looks when you discuss with other film fans …

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