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The Slimy Flapjacks of Death

Most people don’t see any drawbacks in trying to cure cancer, many don’t consider the process might produce a new species of rapidly multiplying slime creature that sucks all bone matter from human bodies with its proboscis. For the edification of the scientific community and sober contemplation of the general public…

Dolls and Axes

At Haloran Castle, no-one is safe, but are they menaced by a ghost or an axe murderer? The question is posed by Francis Ford Coppola’s first feature film, 1963's Dementia 13, a very low budget unabashed knock-off of Psycho produced by Roger Corman. Despite some conspicuous mediocre elements imposed by Corman after…

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No Safe Place

You might expect to find a secret society of murderous sci-fi racists in the American south but, in 2017's Get Out, a young black man finds he can’t even trust his white girlfriend’s wealthy liberal family in an unnamed part of New England. Directed by comedian Jordan Peele, the film at times feels more like a parody…