As much as we LOVE a good portmanteau, it has to be said that Creepshow 2 isn’t the best one ever. It does however escape without having a truly bad story in it and while it never quite hits the heights set by the first film, it’s most memorable tale, […]
We’re not big fans of the usual Death Wish style revenge thrillers but we have a soft spot for the 1980s Robert Ginty revenge-’em-up The Exterminator, which tells the rather dramatic tale of John Eastland. After his ‘you saved my life, man’ Vietnam buddy Michael is paralysed by a […]
When it comes to John Carpenter’s criminally-underrated Prince of Darkness (1987), the whole movie’s pretty bleak. You’d think we’d be desensitised to a horror movie we’ve seen several times but no, Prince of Darkness is fucking terrifying. The story about a group of scientists being possessed and murdered all in […]
Our favourite war film ever is the not-actually-a-war-film Southern Comfort (1981). A cautionary tale of what happens when you go up against cajuns in the swamps of the bayou armed only with a whole heap of blanks and no real ammo. The film’s standout death occurs when Cribbs (played by […]
Rutger Hauer’s career may have spent more time in the ‘low budget’ leagues but he’s so ultimately unfuckwittable in The Hitcher (1986), that we are incapable of even attempting to watch the remake. Even if Sean Bean was actually pretty good in Game of Thrones.
We love Nightmare on Elm Street 3 (1987), it’s easily our favourite one. As ever, it features a group of teenagers desperately trying to stay awake so that everyone’s favourite crispy child-murderer, Freddy Krueger, can’t get them in their sleep.