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Watching Alien for the First Time

Damn, they don’t make them like this anymore! After years of being a horror fanatic I’d put off watching Alien because of how dated it looked. Never much of a sci-fi fan it just didn’t have any appeal. But after finding a boxset containing all the Alien and Predator films it seemed as good a time as any to get watching. One thing is obvious … Continue reading Watching Alien for the First Time

Day 27: Favourite Classic Movie

I’ve had to bend the rules just a touch and go for a modern classic. Generally the term ‘classic’ in film tends to apply to films before the 70’s when Hollywood was first in full swing but shamefully I’ve not seen many of those. Perhaps I should! Anyway my favourite modern classic film would have to be The Shawshank Redemption. I watched this quite recently and fell in … Continue reading Day 27: Favourite Classic Movie

An American Werewolf in London review

Two American tourists in Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

An exciting blend of horror and comedy, An American Werewolf in London is any horror fans dream. Fantastically well directed by John Landis, also known for The Blues Brothers, as well as the more recent black comedy starring Simon Pegg, Burke and Hare, An American Werewolf in London stands out as one of the best horror films of all time. An homage to, and interpretation of the werewolf legend, it stays true to traditional werewolf lore, which works in its favor.

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