If, like me, you are a subscriber to LOVEFiLM then you may be left scratching your head in bewilderment at the movies which appear in your “Recommendations” section. This particular DVD rental service has a bizarre way of working out the titles that you may be interested in from what you have viewed previously. For [...]
When you have taken something of a sabbatical from watching movies there is a decision to be made on what you should watch first. You could watch something with emotional depth that will leave you thinking differently about the world long after the final credits. Or you could watch something that allows you to zone [...]
There’s an old adage about not judging a book by its cover, however more and more I am finding this saying equally applicable to movies. A perfect example of that argument is Dream House.
A quick scan of the DVD cover captures my interest with a rather creepy image supporting an already intriguing title. Not only [...]
As if it is not bad enough seeing all the cherished movies from our youth being remade, with atrocious results (see: The Fog, Friday the 13th, Fright Night etc.), we are now subjected to remakes of movies that weren’t even all that good in the first place .
In this case, it is Meir Zarchi’s controversial [...]
Another day, another remake. This time, the title seemingly drawn from the hat is Tom Holland’s 1985 vampire flick, Fright Night.
Everyone, I am sure, will have their own memories of this particular movie, but for me it was seeing the VHS box – with that awesome cover, lying around at home and being bold enough to [...]
Regular readers of AndyErupts will be aware that Apollo 18 has already been mentioned on the site.
It featured in Andy’s Review of 2011 – in the “Worst of” section. The good thing about this site however, is that we are allowed to disagree with each other; all opinions and discussion are welcome. Sadly though, Apollo [...]
Ah, here we are again, back in the familiar territory of horror remakes. Receiving the remake treatment this time is Sean S Cunningham’s 1980 slasher flick Friday the 13th.
The first question would have to be “why?” – it was a good slasher flick for its day but was not really crying out to be remade. [...]