Cole Thompson

They/themme fatale. On the spectrum. Filmmaker/illustrator.

I live for coffee, Kate Bush, and Arrow Video.

Favorite films

  • Forbidden Zone
  • Bugsy Malone
  • Without You I'm Nothing
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

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  • Flux Gourmet

    ★★★

  • The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue

    ★★★★★

  • Bad Girls Go to Hell

    ★★

  • Nude on the Moon

    ★★★

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  • Flux Gourmet

    Flux Gourmet

    ★★★

    October-Rama 2022 #2

    Not really a horror film or even have any horror adjacent imagery/themes, but it was a Shudder original so I'm including it here.

    This started off very strong. The first half had a great focus to it and the complications between the characters and some of them within themselves, such as the journalist who narrates the film, kept my interest. Until after that first half, it started to falter thanks to the film's attempts at comedy feeling…

  • The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue

    The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue

    ★★★★★

    October-Rama 2022 #1

    After hearing about this film for so long, I finally got the chance to watch it and the wait was worth it. One of the most effective zombie films I've ever seen. So many moments I was on edge because of the incredible atmosphere and beyond creepy depictions of zombies here. Visually they look like your ordinary Dawn of the Dead kind, but there's something about the droning groaning and aching in the sound design and the…

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  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★★

    Matt Reeves' direction. Michael Giacchino's score. The entire cast. The flawless balance of horror, tragedy, and heart. The most we've seen from each of these in a Batman film yet. Absolutely beautiful. This is the perfect Batman film.

  • The Sparks Brothers

    The Sparks Brothers

    ★★★★★

    As an autistic person who loves talking endlessly about special interests, I can heavily relate to Edgar making this film and wanting to share to the world his love and admiration for Sparks. He does not hold any of it back.

    If you're new to Sparks, the 140-min runtime might get slightly tiresome if you just want to get to know the band on a more introductory stage.

    But this is the celebration Ron & Russell Mael have long overdue deserved.