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  • The Case of the Scorpion's Tail

    ★★★½

  • VHS 94

  • Ban the Sadist Videos!

    ★★★½

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    ★★★★★

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  • The Case of the Scorpion's Tail

    The Case of the Scorpion's Tail

    A stylish giallo mainly filmed in Greece? Sign me up.

    Last night I returned to Arrow's streaming video site to see another giallo, one that had a catchy title. As Sergio Martino is famed for his genre efforts yet the only one I had seen before was Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key. An added bonus was that the opening section was filmed in London and the rest in Greece, a lovely country I…

  • VHS 94

    VHS 94

    Why do I do this to myself?

    The only reason I saw this was that I've seen the previous three-nevermind that I did not like the first one, its first sequel, and like most other people thought that Viral was rather atrocious. The initial two at least had a segment or two that wasn't bad-unfortunately, the rest of it was either bad or so damn putrid that it sank the entire enterprise. Unlike most people, the Safe Haven segment in…

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    This movie is still a classic and there are still plenty of people who think that this is gore-soaked when you hardly see any violence for the most part; it's more the low-budget sleazy factor and the great atmosphere and mood that make it unnerving to watch. It's still effective today; if only most of the sequels/remakes/alleged sequels went with this style instead of the direction they turned to.

  • Halloween Kills

    Halloween Kills

    Surprisingly gory for a Michael Myers movie. That was one of the things I thought when this was seen theatrically yesterday. There was no film watched Thursday night as Friday was a busy one for me... and what a rotten day it was. Nothing life-altering but there were so many little bad things that it was the worst one I've had in at least a year. Even if yesterday was filled with lollipops & rainbows, my opinion of Halloween Kills would…