John S.

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Favorite films

  • Dracula
  • Scream and Scream Again
  • Let the Right One In
  • The Last Voyage of the Demeter

Recent activity

  • The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre


  • Dracula


  • Moonraker


  • Cat People


Recent reviews

  • The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre

    The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre


    A TV movie that looks better than almost anything. Conrad Hall working. Martin Landau’s character is Nelson Orion, an untouchable ghost detective who only charges for positives.

    A blind man named Henry is haunted by his mother’s recent passing. The old Twilight Zone angle of someone calling from the grave is not as sharp but there’s more going on in this one than purposeful copper wiring. Is it a ghost or is it a con?

    Drama aplenty. What mysterious power…

  • Dracula



    Lots more Hammer and other variations of Dracula to see for my part, so I don’t know if Cushing is the best Van Helsing. Sure seems like it. All confidence even in a world of ignorant fools. Hardly anyone can be trusted to heed his warnings.

    At first the accusation by the stiff Holmwood that he is the harbinger of death seems unwarranted but murder either precedes this guy or follows him. Don’t invite Van Helsing in.

    Lovely pale brides…

Popular reviews

  • John Was Trying to Contact Aliens

    John Was Trying to Contact Aliens

    Dude sends Afro-funk to space hoping something will hear it, good enough for me.

  • Fantastic Planet

    Fantastic Planet


    Excellent science-fiction. Owes a lot to The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass whose tale of escape from slavery is rooted in stealing knowledge from the oppressors who believe their subjects less than human---and here less than Draag. The big blue oppressors don’t realize their own natures, and their logic says that there’s no way these “pets” could ever understand the world on their level. That stuff is well-plotted here with Terr, the pet and plaything who leads an…