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  • Baby Blood

    Baby Blood

    ★★★★

    Baby Blood is a quintessentially French comedy-cum-body-horror from the early 90s with oodles of blood, gore and nudity.

    I'm a big fan of the pregnancy horror sub-genre and this totally hits my sweet spot.

    I'm a little surprised this is not more widely seen, but I suspect if it had been US made in English it would have ten times the recognition despite almost certainly being nowhere near as good.

  • The Social Dilemma

    The Social Dilemma

    ★★★

    Talking head credentials: I made millions of dollars by manipulating the inner workings of people's minds.

    Talking head: Can you believe that despite me growing a conscience after I made millions of dollars manipulating the inner workings of people's minds, there are still people out there trying to make millions of dollars by manipulating the inner workings of people's minds.

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  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    ★★★★★

    Film #13 from my list for Hoop-Tober 3.0 challenge.

    I have never found cinematic adaptations of Frankenstein particularly engaging or inspiring. A classic ‘monster movie’? Absolutely. A profound and richly complex exploration of humanity and the human condition? Not so much.

    That is until now.

    This modern day interpretation by Bernard Rose is truly outstanding and I urge you to see it.

    To be honest, with more than 50 Frankenstein adaptations already available, I would almost certainly have given this…

  • Ninja Scroll

    Ninja Scroll

    ★★★★½

    2018 Cult Movie Challenge: Anime (my list)

    Death, disease, wanton destruction. Rape, mass murder and disembowelment. If you are still watching after the first ten minutes of Ninja Scroll then you are going to love this film.

    I am admittedly a relative newcomer to manga anime, but Ninja Scroll was like nothing I have seen before. The trouble is that I am not sure if I have plunged straight in at the deep end or is it possible I am…