Monthly Archives: December 2009

My favourite films of 2009

Christmas has all but come and gone. I have been feeling under the weather for the most part but have had chance to kick back, relax and catch up on some films and television shows that were put aside over the past few months. I have been watching… Continue reading

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RIP Chas Balun

One of the most important figures in the development of the Euro-Cult fan scene in the USA has passed away. Chas Balun, author of the fanzine Deep Red and numerous other publications, lost a long battle with cancer. Rest in peace. Source: Fangoria Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Could Die Hard (John McTiernan, 1986) and Die Hard 2 (Renny Harlin, 1990) be the best alternative Christmas movies? I try to watch both every Christmas Eve, closely followed by Black Christmas (Bob Clark, 1974) and then National Lampoon’s Christma… Continue reading

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Beginning of the End for Blu-Ray and DVD?

Whilst on my sick bed last week I was playing around with my PS3 and entered the Playstation Store. I found that PS3 owners in the UK are now able to rent films to stream for a small cost and in some cases purchase films and download them to their… Continue reading

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Redemption Films in Administration

It was 1994. I read John Martin’s review of the Redemption Films VHS release of Dario Argento’s Profondo Rosso (aka Deep Red,1975) in The Dark Side horror magazine. I must have read it about ten times until I was curious enough to purchase the vid… Continue reading

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More Posters

Here are some more of the posters I have in my collection. Continue reading

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Memories of Murder (Joon-ho Bong, 2003) coming to Blu-Ray

This news has taken me by surprise. On December 11 the outstanding Korean film Memories of Murder will be released on Blu-Ray in South Korea. Thankfully it will have English subtitles and it will be a limited pressing so those who are fans of the … Continue reading

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