Monday, October 24

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Director: Lynne Ramsay

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1242460/

Review: Incredibly well woven and effective with excellent performances all round and a surprising amount of humour.

Go see it if: You're not about to have a child.

And if you liked: Bronson, Elephant, Hard Candy

Check this out: We Need to Talk About Kevin

Sunday, October 16

Zombie Flesh Eaters

Director: Lucio Fulci

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080057/

Review: Weird pacing but has a good atmosphere and great special effects.

Rent it if: You're ok with some gratuitous violence and dodgy dubbing.

And if you liked: Dawn of the Dead, Halloween

Thursday, October 13

The Return of the Living Dead

Director: Dan O'Bannon

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089907/

Review: Absolutely crazy and weird but never stops being entertaining.

Rent it if: You enjoy silly horror.

And if you liked: Repo Man, Night of the Living Dead (1990), Braindead

Monday, October 10

Candyman

Director: Bernard Rose

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103919/

Review: Oddly paced but genuinely unsettling and held together with a fantastic score.

Rent it if: You don't have a phobia of bees.

And if you liked: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Final Destination, Hellraiser

Check this out: The Forbidden