Tag Archives: Ed Hartland

FILM REVIEW: LOOK AWAY

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What do you get if you take an alienated teenager struggling through vicious adolescent cruelty in high school and supernatural revenge? Carrie. And if you add in a snowy, isolated landscape? Let the Right One In. How about if you … Continue reading

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BOOK VS FILM: THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

The Silence of the Lambs novel came out in 1988 and it’s been terrifying readers ever since. It’s our first look at Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter. The film adaptation followed in 1991. It swept up the major accolades at the … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING: TOBE HOOPER

The first film magazine I ever bought featured a piece on a film I’d only heard about in hushed tones as a video nasty. A notorious work dredged from the depths of depraved and diseased minds. I had my first … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: ESCAPE ROOM

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There is a moment in Escape Room which sees an ex-soldier (Deborah Ann Woll) dangling over a (unconvincing) massive drop, held only by the strength of a telephone cable. This is the moment I got on board with this ludicrous … Continue reading

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REVIEW: CONVERSATIONS WITH A KILLER: THE TED BUNDY TAPES

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On 24 January 1989, Theodore Robert Bundy was executed. On 24 January 2019, Netflix released a mini documentary series. Voices list horrific crimes in an overlapping cacophony underscoring images of caved-in skulls, skeletons, and black and white photographs of smiling … Continue reading

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