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Billy The Kid and the Green Baize Vampire

So… a camp, stylized 80s musical about a snooker match of which one of the players is a vampire you say? Yes, it has been done. The UK has a bit of a history of putting out some really camp … Continue reading

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Images

Far more well known for his sprawling ensemble casts and “maverick” style of film making, Robert Altman (MASH, Shortcuts, Nashville, Gosford Park) did cover a lot of genres in his career, including “psychological horror” — well evident in his 1972 … Continue reading

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Afraid Of The Dark & Paperhouse

I’ve managed to write a list of films to put into this Film Klub so here we are at it again with two films within one post. The reason for this “double bill” is that sometimes I’ll watch one film … Continue reading

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Altered States

At the very beginning of the year I had procured a copy of a Ken Russell biography with the ridiculous title of Phallic Frenzy. It was found in a charity shop in some distant London suburb called West Wickham. Actually, … Continue reading

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Kamikaze 1989

…And we’re back… from tour and still eager to mine the archives of films to share with all you out there. This time having opted for a brief overview of the 1982 “West German cyberpunk thriller” Kamikaze 1989, directed by … Continue reading

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