The Sleazoid Life of Pets

Stray dogs roam the Californian beaches. Among them strays Bonnie (Candice Rialson); a beautiful blonde, on the run from her domineering, violent and resentful brother. Raphael Nussbaum's 1973 grindhouse classic Pets will follow her through a triptych of sexually charged situations, as the film at large explores themes of possession.¬†Spoilers ahead... Newly reissued in the … Continue reading The Sleazoid Life of Pets

Review: Everly

I cast my mind back to my 14-year-old self living in the year 1997, going to school, coming home, listening to Steve Lamacq and John Peel on the radio, playing Nintendo 64 games with friends and watching any VHS we could get our hands on with an 18 certificate. Among the most beloved of these … Continue reading Review: Everly

Why I Love… #17: Death Proof

Year: 2007 Director: Quentin Tarantino Stars: Kurt Russell (Stuntman Mike), Rosario Dawson (Abernathy), Vanessa Ferlito (Butterfly), Zoe Bell (Herself), Sydney Poitier (Jungle Julia), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Lee), Rose McGowan (Pam), Tracie Thoms (Kim), Jordan Ladd (Shanna) Genre: Exploitation / Thriller Something tells me this is going to be a hard one to justify for a … Continue reading Why I Love… #17: Death Proof

Review: Hobo With A Shotgun

***originally written 2 August 2011*** How does a film review best serve its readers? More precisely, how does the reviewer best advise others? Is it to set aside personal preference and instead speak as though to the masses? And in doing so might one end up recommending only the most broadly palatable films? How does … Continue reading Review: Hobo With A Shotgun