The Host

The Host (2020)

The Host first published by VODzilla.co “This is a very unusual and very disturbing case.”  So says the perplexed psychiatrist (Derek Jacobi), pouring himself a stiff drink before returning to his desk to face an unseen patient. “You seem to have been having dreams. Anxiety dreams…. Please tell me everything, from the beginning.” Indeed, amid…

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10 Great X-Certificate Films

10 Great X-Certificate Films first published by BFI, and occasioned by the BFI’s release of Jack Clayton’s Room at the Top (1959) in Dual Format (Blu-ray/DVD) Includes: Island of Lost Souls, La Ronde, Beat Girl, Psycho, Victim, A Clockwork Orange, The Devils, Last Tango in Paris, Alien, The Evil Dead In 1912, the British Board…

Santa Sangre

Santa Sangre (1989)

Santa Sangre first published by Little White Lies When Midnight Movie maestro Alejandro Jodorowsky (The Holy Mountain) was commissioned by producer Claudio Argento, brother of giallo king Dario, to “make a picture where a man kills a lot of women”, the upstart director/mystic/prankster/mime-artist certainly delivered on his remit. Yet Santa Sangre (or ‘Holy Blood’) relates to…

Psycho

Hitchcock Vs Hitchcock

Psycho Vs Psycho (25/10/2012) Julian Jarrold’s made-for-TV The Girl and Sacha Gervasi’s middling feature Hitchcock (both 2012) may have gone head to head in their attempts to provide definitive dramatisations of the Master of Suspense, but they also come across as mere making-of mimesis (with added splashes of panto) compared to the real thing. So it…