David Lewis

Fan of euro-horror, euro-crime, Hong Kong action and old genre cinema. Owner of way too many Blu-Rays and full time Vincent Price enjoyer.

Favorite films

  • Crippled Avengers
  • Miami Connection
  • The General
  • Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

Recent activity

  • First Love


  • Satanic Panic '87


  • Zerograd


  • The Room


Recent reviews

  • The Man Who Demoralized Hadleyburg

    The Man Who Demoralized Hadleyburg


    The second Theatre Macabre is a big step up from the first, with a story that allows them to make something like a comedic episode of the Twilight Zone. It’s probably helped that they’re adapting Mark Twain, who knows a thing or two about efficient storytelling.

    Also it’s a western for some reason. Not sure if that’s part of the original story, but seeing a Polish take on the genre (Pierogi Western?) was interesting.

    If you’re familiar with these kinds of works…

  • First Love

    First Love


    The first of the Theatre Macabre episodes, and it’s actually more of a lurid love story than a chilling horror tale. Which is an odd choice for an anthology series with intros by horror icon Christopher Lee, but I’m guessing there was a political reason this Polish production had to launch with an adaptation of a Russian author.

    The story itself is an apparently semi-autobiographical tale by literary giant Ivan Turgenev, about a young man’s first love (natch) and how…

Popular reviews

  • X


    Nice to see Jenna Ortega doing the elevated horror she loves.

  • Starship Troopers

    Starship Troopers


    Now I want to play Warhammer 40,000 again.

    Also I’m very tired from watching seventeen films in four days. 😴

    Okay, here is a real review:

    Robert A. Heinlein, who wrote the book this film is based off, is a bit of a character. Very sure of his opinions, he loved individualism, the military, capitalism, redheads and polyamory. He disliked organised religions and communism. And the book Starship Troopers is about a bug war being fought by a semi-fascistic federation,…