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Baby Driver (2017, UK / USA)

Baby Driver (2017)

It’s becoming easy to recognise a film by Edgar Wright – there are trademark aspects: a sense of wit, sharp editing, and a rousing soundtrack. Baby Driver, Wright’s first-ever solo screenplay, offers a premise that is a cinematic convention, but told in a wholly energising and original way. The action-movie potential of the virtuoso driver is hardly a new concept. It’s a proposition that has had its twists and turns, from Walter Hill’s The Driver, The French Connection, Bullitt and Ronin right through to Ryan Gosling’s nameless specialist in Refn’s Drive.

“All you need is one killer track.”

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RUCKING FOTTEN クソ 腐った Slasher Pack VI: Not of This World

RUCKING FOTTEN クソ 腐った Slasher Pack VI: Not of This World

Slasher Pack VI: Not of This World includes four Japanese inspired horror tees from Aliens, Predator 2, Critters and The Blob; available for pre-order now!

“There are some places in the universe you don’t go alone.”

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Indicator June 2018 Blu-ray Titles

Indicator June 2018 Blu-ray Titles

On 18 June, Indicator presents a collection of films by the legendary Samuel Fuller, as well as two uncompromising works directed by and starring some of American cinema’s most iconic names.

Samuel Fuller at Columbia, 1937-1961 brings together the maverick director’s hard-hitting crime dramas, along with a series of films made for Columbia Pictures which were based on stories by Fuller.

“If it’s not love, what is it?”

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Boston Film Family Presents the Official Trailer from PARTS UNKNOWN

Parts Unknown (2018)

Written, produced and directed by Boston Film Family CEO Richard Chandler, Parts Unknown is an indie wrestling / horror hybrid detailing the infamous Von Strasser pro wrestling family that seek to violently reclaim their notorious status through supernatural means, despite being blackballed by forces within the industry. The movie stars retired pro-wrestler/actor William DeCoff, pro-wrestling manager/actress Lizzie Havoc, and Boston Film Family alumni Alexandra Cipolla, Alexander Hauck, and Sarah Michelle.

“You don’t like my style? Get out of my arena! You don’t like my style? Get out of my world! Get out of my universe! For tonight, all beauty must die.”

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COMET TV and CHARGE! Giveaway

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

“You must learn to be faster than any punch or kick, that way won’t get hit.” Comet TV, Charge! and Attack from Planet B are delivering a pulse-pounding cyber-slam, to give one randomly chosen person the offensive maneuvers to win awesome movie merchandise. “Action has a new hero.”

Competition ends Tuesday, April 3rd 2018

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5 Essential Female Directed Horror Films from the 1980s and 1990s

The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

It may be International Women’s Day, but there are numerous female filmmakers, writers, actresses and artists that are making history every single day.

“The light that’s leaving that star right now will take a billion years to get down here. You want to know why you’ve never met a girl like me before? Because I’ll still be here when the light from that star gets down here to Earth in a billion years.”

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Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned (1980, Japan)

Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned (1980)

I heard of this anime film years ago but heard such bad things it put me off, then last week I found a good review on it that mentioned the plot and I thought I’d give it a go. Firstly like many other reviewers I must admit this is probably the craziest Dracula plot ever. It’s based of Tomb of Dracula issues 40-75 and as such there’s a lot going on…

Overall this film is very true to the comic and has a good storyline but it’s too rushed. The visuals in part are faithful to the comic but frequently seem low budget. If you liked Tomb of Dracula I’d definitely recommend this. If you’re looking for a different Dracula film you should enjoy it.

“Darling, I want to tell you about the man I used to be before I became the cursed slave of Satan.”

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The Riddler: An Indelible Villain

The Riddler: An Indelible Villain

The Riddler just can’t help himself. Intent on showing off his intellectual superiority, he leaves riddles behind that once decoded, spell out the details of his criminal schemes.

“Outwitting Batman is my sole delight, my joy, my heaven on earth, my very… paradise!”

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Inside the Batcave with Keith Mayo

Inside the Batcave with Keith Mayo

One of the greatest things about being a fan of a cult classic television show, is meeting people that share your interest.

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Keith Mayo, a twelve year drill sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, retired maximum security correctional officer, and all around stand up guy.

“My collection is small compared to most folks, but that’s because of its narrow focus. I only collect items tied directly to the [Batman] TV show and then only those that depict Adam West and Burt Ward.”

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974, Mexico / USA)

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

Sam Peckinpah achieved prominence as a director and writer by showing us the savagery and the effect violence had upon human beings. The Wild Bunch, a revisionist, neo-western epic. The movie shocked critics and audiences alike with an opera of bodies torn apart by various weapons and the wholesale killing of women and children. The Wild Bunch thus became the essence of a Peckinpah film, one against all his other movies were judged.

“Why is his head worth one million dollars and the lives of 21 people?”

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Islandrocks 🏝 Covering Horrors of the Past (2018)

Islandrocks: Covering Horrors of the Past (2018)

Grab your Walkman, your headphones, your roller skates, and press play! ▷ Islandrocks is about to give you an audible history of Italian and American cult cinema. Underrated Swedish musician Thomas Nyholm has been creating cover versions of exploitation, cult classic theme songs.

“When the earth spits out the dead… They will return to tear the flesh of the living.!”

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The Playback Collective 1970s/80s Style Trailers for the VHS Generation

The Playback Collective 1970s/80s Style Trailers for the VHS Generation

Shortly after Mad Max: Fury Road was released to theaters, an edited version of the original theatrical trailer was uploaded online, stylistically changing the tone of Fury Road to something one would expect to see at the grindhouse.

Since then The Playback Collective have created three more trailers in a similar vein; designed to take you back a few decades into the past.

“Maybe it was those torn cheesy covers of old VHS horror films that were prohibited by mom and dad. It was something about those years, those years that had to be played back.”

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