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Cannibal Navvies on the Tube: Death Line (1972)

Death Line aka Raw Meat (1972) UK Dir: Gary Sheerman
Donald Pleasance, Christopher Lee, Hugh Armstrong

Bleak and low key in the way only a budget horror film made in early 70’s London can be, Death Line is a wonderfully atmospheric little gem released at the fag end of the golden age of British horror that began in 1957 with Hammer Studio’s wonderfully lurid The Curse of Frankenstein, and which gradually petered out sometime in the mid 70’s. 414 more words

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LET THE CORPSES TAN - Fire and Fast Cutting in the Medditerranean

Everything in excess. Everything inspired. One sure way to catch the attention of an audience be it in the form of scorn or adoration is to do things the way Godard would. 503 more words

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The Midnight Special at the Varsity 2 - Tallahassee, FLA, 1976-7

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    The Varsity Theater in Tallahassee was right at the end of a Strip Mall/Shopping Center next to the Colonial Supermarket near Florida State University which was right for those staying up all night cramming for the exams who needed some tome to relax in front of a movie screen.
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Songs I'm obsessed with

Since going to a Saint Motel concert a few weeks ago, I’ve been listening to their songs non-stop. It’s pretty typical for me to leave a concert more into a band than I was before and Saint Motel is no exception. 566 more words

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A review of Berberian Sound Studio (2012)

An affectionate homage to seventies Italian giallo movies, Berberian Sound Studio stars the always dependable Toby Jones in diffident Englishman mode as Gilderoy, a sound engineer hired by the eponymous film studio to create the sound design for their latest feature… 489 more words

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A review of Bone Tomahawk (2015)

Kurt Russell? Check. Old West setting? Check. Cannibal troglodyte mountain men? Check.

Well, you had me at hello. A Sunday afternoon trip to favoured cinephile haunt the Broadway with my old partner in crime Alan saw pair of us spend an enjoyable couple of hours viewing this under the radar mash up of two of our favourite genres, namely the western and horror. 648 more words

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Trick or Treat (1986)

Just a quick drive by blog entry tonight people! As promised in my last post, I’ve managed to track down this all time VHS classic from the 80’s. 54 more words

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