180: The Dour Strength of Bastards

There are certain things too rich or strong, too full-bodied or intense, to fully appreciate on first approach. We all have these shock encounters in our childhoods, be it our first exposure to whisky, red wine or a blue cheese, as examples. They are at odds with the palette range we were accustomed to, and … Continue reading 180: The Dour Strength of Bastards

Review: As Above, So Below

As Above, So Below, a new - brace yourself - 'found footage' film from brothers Drew and John Erick Dowdle (the latter takes directing credit) has been promoted squarely with an eye to encouraging horror fans to cough up their hard-earned cash for a spot at the cinema. There's nothing wrong with that. There're plenty … Continue reading Review: As Above, So Below