1974; directed by Tobe Hooper; written by Kim Henkel and Tobe Hooper; 84 mins


[Some spoilers ahead]

“Who will survive and what will be left of them?”

Come on! It’s even got one of the greatest taglines of all time! Continue reading


TOP TEN: 2015

As per usual, I’ve ended up catching up with a lot of last year’s films this year. With that in mind, I’ve collated a top ten of 2015, 12 months after the fact. Also, my top 10 on Radio One was films I have seen this year, regardless of their original release date whereas this is a separate thing, catching up with the films of 2015 as they’ve dribbled through to NZ. Here we go: Continue reading

TOP TEN of 2014

Last year, I wrote an early blog detailing my 10 favourite films of 2014 but only then realising that there was only 9 films I’d seen. Being in New Zealand (even in the UK), the bulk of cinema releases get to the rest of the world in the following year, so in a break from tradition and with plenty of distance between here and the interminable same things being said in end of year lists, here I dust off that same old shit for a go-round a year later when you’ve forgotten! Continue reading