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Targets (1967) Cast: Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly, Peter Bogdanovich, Director: Peter Bogdanovich Nutshell: Superb thriller - All American blue eyed boy "snaps" with murderous results   Targets announced Peter Bogdanovich as a director of prodigious talent way back in 1968 when guys like Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese were finding their feet. This...
Hi Diddle Riddle / Smack in the Middle (1966)Cast: Adam West, Burt Ward, Frank Gorshin, Jill. St. John, Neil Hamilton, Alan Napier, Madge BlakeDirector: Robert ButlerNutshell: The dastardly Riddler is back in Gotham City and has Batman & Robin in a deadly spin that threatens...
Fine Feathered Finks & The Penguin’s a Jinx (1966) Cast: Adam West, Burt Ward, Burgess Meredith, Leslie Parrish, Madge Blake, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton, Stafford Repp, Walter Burke, Lewis Charles Director: Robert Butler Nutshell:  Penguin in due for release from incarceration and the one thing on his...
Amin - The Rise and Fall (1981) Cast: Joseph Olita, Geoffrey Keen, Dennis Hills, Leonard Trolley Director: Sharad Patel Nutshell: Rip roaring piece of ace Blaxploitation based entirely on fact - Amazing! "For voyeurs only" Maltin  "Voyeuristic" Blockbuster Video  "Well made and engrossing" Video Nasties  "Compelling" DVD Delirium   Here HE comes the great Lee-dah, Full of wonder...
Mummy, The (1959) Cast: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux Director: Terrence Fischer Nutshell: Quite simply the best Mummy movie of them all Reviewed by: Dr. Ali Khan "Awe inspiring" Time Out "Captures the murderous ferocity" Creature Features   Hammer resurrected the Mummy saga with their retelling of the tale after Universal had launched the character back...
Whatever Happened To Aunt Alice? (1969) Cast: Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon, Mildred Dunnock, Rosemary Forsyth, Robert Fuller. Director: Lee H Katzin Nutshell: Superb Hagsploitation and majestic camp classic; creepy, scary, shocking and deliciously funny! Listen to the radio advert below Rose Hull was a bumbling old fool who deserved what she got and then there...
Pitch Black (2000) Cast: Radha Mitchell, Vin Diesel, David Keith, Director: David Twohey Nutshell: Ship crashes on scorched planet where everything is dead....or is it!? Excellent. "an accomplished exercise in terror" Empire "Superior Stuff" Total Film   It's high praise indeed to suggest that this little unheralded sci-fi thriller is the best of its kind since...
Curse Of Frankenstein, The (1957) Cast: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart Director: Terence Fisher Nutshell: Superlative Hammer version of the classic Frankenstein story "box-office bonanza" - Time Out "okay re-telling of original tale" - Maltin's "outstanding horror picture" - Creature Features "still one of the best" - Blockbuster VIdeo "virtues of performance and style...
Crazy Love (1987) Cast: Joss De Pauw, Geert Hunaerts, Michael Pas, Gene Bervoets, Amid Chakir Director: Dominique Deruddere Nutshell: A delightful, bitter-sweet, tragic-comical fable - akin to Lynch at his best   This Belgian film based on the works of American author Charles Bukowski is about to be released on DVD in a swank...
Carnival Of Souls (1962) Cast: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger, Art Ellison Director: Herk Harvey Synopsis: All time cult classic reminiscent of David Lynch at his weirdest "striking black and white compositions, disorientation dream sequences and eerie atmosphere, this has the feel of a silent German expressionist movie" Time Out "superior psychological content" Creature...