American Werewolf

An American Werewolf In London (1981)

An American Werewolf In London, first published by Little White Lies, as the 90th entry in my Cinema Psychotronicum column  Chris Bailey (Dave Cooper) walks in on, heh, Lance Boyle (Lucien Morgan) and Brenda Bristols (Linzi Drew) while they are having sex in their bedroom. As naked as they are, Chris asks with angry redundancy, “What are…

The Grudge

The Grudge (2004)

The Grudge first published by Movie Gazette in 2004   To call Gore Verbinski’s The Ring (2002) a ‘reimagining’ of Hideo Nakata’s extraordinary Ring (1998) would be to imply that there was any imagination at all in the Hollywood retread. Instead, there were some second-hand frights, a few entirely gratuitous new scenes (mostly involving spooked…

Days

2 Days In New York (2011)

2 Days In New York first published by Film4 Summary: Julie Delpy’s sequel to 2 Days In Paris is a witty, irreverently coarse cross-cultural comedy about divorce, ageing and endings.  Review: “Maybe this is a little too much,” declares Mingus (Chris Rock) to live-in girlfriend Marion (Julie Delpy) near the beginning of 2 Day In New…