Maxvayne

A Strange Man in a Strange World watching Strange Films...

Favorite films

  • Fireworks
  • Escape from New York
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Halloween

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  • Penda's Fen

    ★★★½

  • Cruel Gun Story

    ★★★½

  • Scream

    ★★★½

  • Class Action Park

    ★★★

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  • Penda's Fen

    Penda's Fen

    ★★★½

    5. HORRORx52 2022 - Made in the UK - Penda's Fen (1974)

    Intriguing coming of age tale through faith, dealing with sexuality and homosexual feelings, politics, and real life and imagined scenarios, all in the period of growing out of adolescence and into the 'evolution of self'. Not everything is on the surface in Alan Clarke's Penda's Fen and deserves more than a single viewing for larger understanding of the symbolism. The quiet restraint and spiritual/horror imagery is what makes this Clarke film a standout and worthy venture for those interested in engaging the world of Folk Horror.

    HORRORx52 2022

  • Scream

    Scream

    ★★★½

    4. HORRORx52 2022 - Released in 2022 - Scream (2022)

    For Wes Craven Scream was a phenomenal hit, yet that's obvious knowledge. In regards to Scream 2 The Weinstein brothers posed a deal in-trade that if Wes were to direct Scream 2 he could direct the Roberta Guaspari biopic Music of the Heart, a passion project for him as he wanted to get away from the Horror genre. For each subsequent movie in the Scream franchise it became clear Wes…

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  • Pierre and Sonny Jim

    Pierre and Sonny Jim

    Sorry David, I watched this on my cellphone.

  • The Farmer

    The Farmer

    ★★★½

    On November 4th, 2021 a washed-out and color-faded fuzzy copy of The Farmer (Supposedly sourced from a copy of a copy that was a U-matic tape labeled 'blank' and sold on eBay) had made its way onto YouTube. For a film that's considered 'semi-lost' for the past 40+ years and caught in the extremely tight grip of a very few, this revelation was an incredible moment in cinematic-history and would mean an extraordinarily great deal to many Exploitation/1970's Action fans,…