Category: Film

Disney Princesses

Ranking The Disney Princesses, Once And For All

Do you have kids? Do you not have kids, and just possess functioning eyes? If so, you can’t have missed the Disney Princess Juggernaut coming to mow you…


Compelled By Polanski’s 1965 Repulsion

When I was a child, my mum was a horror fan. The films were kept in plain sight on VHS tapes that went into the top-loader, but I…


Forget Pretty Woman, Give Them Horror Women!

I’d like to take Pretty Woman out of the hands of our children and give them I Spit On Your Grave. Teach ‘em some real life lessons! Someone…

amy winehouse

Amy: Show This Film To Your Kids

Asif Kapadia’s Amy is a beautiful film.  The problem with Amy Winehouse’s music being so powerful, raw and intoxicating is that it almost romanticises the horror of addiction….


Bit Shallow…At My Age

Anita Ekberg, star of La Dolce Vita, has died. She was 83. After her death, her lawyer said that Ekberg was “saddened by her illness and advancing age.”…


Carry On…It’s Just Banter

Carry On films are a British tradition: just silly, harmless postcard humour. As British as eating fish and chips in a stripy deckchair on a freezing beach whilst wearing…


In Defence of Video Nasties

Are “gorno” lovers a danger to society? When I was a kid, my mum was a horror movie fan. They were always kept in sight, on video tapes…