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FILM REVIEW: Widows

Does it take a non-American filmmaker to make a truly American film? Does an outsider’s eye see more keenly? Past efforts by outsiders like Alfred Hitchcock, John Schlesinger, and Roman Polanski provide compelling evidence for this argument, and now British director Steve McQueen’s latest film Widows can be added to that list. The story goes

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FILM REVIEW: Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley (2018) is not the story of Mary Shelley’s life, despite the title. Her life was one long gothic nightmare. She endured untold grief, beginning with her mother (famous proto-feminist Mary Wollstonecraft) who died giving birth to her. She then outlived as a young adult, in a relatively short period time, her half-sister Fanny,

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FILM REVIEW: The Disaster Artist

You’re not a true film fan until you have endured The Room. The ‘Citizen Kane of bad movies’, directed, produced, written by and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room has gained infamy among cult movie enthusiasts since its 2003 release, steadily growing in feverish popularity and playing continuously to sold-out screenings across the world. Its achieved

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STORGY’s Basement of Horrors! – DVD GIVEAWAY!

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” Mother Teresa We’re celebrating Halloween by giving away some frightening DVD’s – some obscure, some good, some bad and some ugly – keeping in vein with our reviews this year. In order to enter this is what you need to do:

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STORGY’s Basement of Horrors! – Mother!

“I turn aside with a shudder of horror from this lamentable plague of functions which have no derivatives.” Charles Hermite Joshua Moulinie takes an in-depth look at Darren Aronofsky’s mother! as part of STORGY’s Basement of Horrors. It’s the last full week before Halloween, so we’re hoping to send some shivers down your spine with

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STORGY’s Basement of Horrors! – Salem’s Lot

“I do not love men: I love what devours them.” André Gide Anthony Self takes a stake and hammer to Tobe Hooper’s 1979 TV Movie, Salem’s Lot – based on the Stephen King Novel. Sink your teeth into this Basement of Horror review, and stay tuned for more reviews and playthroughs coming your way this

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STORGY’s Basement of Horrors! – Death Proof

  “I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.” H.P. Lovecraft Emily Harrison continues her review of Grindhouse with Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Death Proof,’ featuring a plethora of talented actresses and STUNTMAN MIKE! You can catch yesterday’s PLANET TERROR on our YOUTUBE channel –

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STORGY’s Basement of Horrors! – Planet Terror

  “Though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the evilest motherfucker in the valley” Alex Garland STORGY’s BASEMENT OF HORRORS continues with a look back at the Grindhouse double bill, ‘PLANET TERROR’ and ‘DEATH PROOF.’ In the first review, Emily Harrison discusses the sleaze, the goofiness,

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STORGY’s Basement of Horrors! – Candyman

  “We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” Stephen King “Lessons I learnt from Candyman.” Daniel Carpenter takes us through the folklore and mythology surrounding the film Candyman and the way it paved for horror cinema in subsequent years. Follow the rules and you should be okay…maybe. Dare you say

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FILM REVIEW: Grabbers

We’ve all been there, sitting on the sofa, proximal to one’s better half, or perhaps alone with only tears to sweeten one’s Ovalteen, infuriated with Netflix. “Just choose something”, “But what do you want to watch?” “I don’t know, what do you want to watch?” and so it goes as if the Gods mock you

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