Angel (1984)
Film / Horror

Angel (1984)

Archetypal New World low budget trash, Angel is, despite its dubious theme, rather good fun, if only the most borderline of horror. It’s not by any standards a particularly good film but it is a ruthlessly efficient example of what the American exploitation B-movie was up to in the mid-1980s. Directed by Robert Vincent O’Neill, … Continue reading

Cure (1997)
Film / Horror

Cure (1997)

Somewhat lost on the shadow of its near contemporary, Ringu (1998), the prolific Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Cure was nevertheless a huge global hit when it began to make the rounds of the international film festivals, leading to a belated Stateside theatrical release in 2001. Though Cure and Ringu share many similarities (leading some to erroneously dismiss … Continue reading