Scorpion Thunderbolt (1985)
Film / Horror

Scorpion Thunderbolt (1985)

Of all of Godfrey Ho’s many infamous cut-and-shunt specials, old films (often of Korean or Taiwanese origin) reedited with newly shot footage (often featuring Richard Harrison and ninjas), Scorpion Thunderbolt is arguably one of the best known. A typically delirious assemblage of mis-matched footage, copyright flouting soundtrack cues (in this case lifted from Jean-Michel Jarre’s … Continue reading

The Survivor (1981)
Film / Horror

The Survivor (1981)

During his heyday in the 1970s and 80, British horror novelist James Herbert was quite the phenomenon. The success of his best-selling debut, The Rats (1974), the tale of a strain of over-sized and highly aggressive rodents emerging in London’s East End, was the start of a long and fruitful career that saw him interspersing … Continue reading