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Spiral (2019)

It’s been a while boils and ghouls, but I’m back for a Samhain surprise. Whatever you’re doing, wherever you’re going, stay safe and stay away from stupid. Marginalisation is silent. It is invisible. It happens everywhere no matter the nationality … Continue reading

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Savageland (2015)

This week a US Senator was barred entry to a military facility where the children of so called ‘’illegal immigrants’’ are being held. What conditions these children, ripped from their parents, are being subjected to, is being withheld from the … Continue reading

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Playground aka Plac zabaw (2016)

I am fully aware that I am probably going to cop a lot of hate for this one, but opinions are like assholes, everybody’s got one, some of them stink, you don’t have to find them attractive and this is … Continue reading

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Tower Block (2012)

Gentrification seems to be the new buzz word these days for a very old way of doing things. It’s a great and lovely sounding way of saying ‘’We don’t want your kind round here anymore’’, whether ‘’your kind’’ is the … Continue reading

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The Spiral Staircase (1945)

Eugenics is a school of belief that through selective reproduction, humans should breed out the ‘imperfections’ in our genetics and create the optimal race, without undesirable traits such as bad eye sight, or disabilities, and mental illness. The Nazi’s were … Continue reading

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Lakeview Terrace (2008)

Racism is rife in the film and television industry, that is just a sad fact. You just have to look at the amount of films where the lead role is played by a non white actor, features interracial couples or … Continue reading

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Hider in the House (1989)

These days family can mean anything from the standard nuclear, 2.4 children, one mommy, one daddy job, to a group of friends brought together by nothing more than proximity and shared affection. It’s not always about kinship in the blood … Continue reading

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Axed (2012)

A bank note is a funny thing. It is an illusion of something that we hold as solid and real, but is merely the promise of it. The bearer has been promised by the Bank to be issued the currency … Continue reading

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Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)

Stupid people hate that which they do not understand. Whether it’s why someone else has a different colour skin, worships at a different altar (be it Jehovah or alcohol), lives in a mud hut or a mansion, scars their skin … Continue reading

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Deadly Blessing (1981)

Insular communities are excellent fodder for the horror genre due to the fact that when something is exclusive and breaks away from the mainstream or ‘normal’ way of life, it piques the curiosity that will never quite be satisfied. We … Continue reading

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