Adam’s Cult Corner – Jan19

Escape Room (2017) – Spoilers ahead! With a slightly delicate head, Sunday afternoon on the sofa reviewing a non-too-taxing film seemed like a good idea. Escape Room plays like a rather strange mix of the Crystal Maze and the Saw franchise. The premise is well-trodden, a group of rich, good-looking friends are invited to an... Continue Reading →

Adam’s Cult Corner – Dec18

  Galaxy of Terror (1981)   It’s difficult to know where to start with this film, it is startlingly odd, dull, a rip-off of other (much superior) films and totally unique. I’ll try and unpick what I mean.... The film starts with some starship crew members stranded on a planet getting attacked by a largely... Continue Reading →

Adam’s Cult Corner – Oct18

I am the pretty thing that lives in the house (2016, dir. Oz Perkins)     As Halloween is nearly upon us, it's high time for a rummage around Netflix to find a suitable scary film. This rather clumsily-titled film attracted my attention as it starred one of my favourite actresses, Ruth Wilson (Luther, the... Continue Reading →

Adam’s Cult Corner – Oct18

Would you rather? (2012, Dir. David Levy) Finding something to watch on Netflix is rather like wandering around a car boot sale. There doesn't seem to be any discernible pattern or quality control, and you never know if you'll end up with a clunker or a hidden gem amongst the vast quantity of stuff you've... Continue Reading →

Adam’s Cult Corner – Sept18

Escape From LA - 1996 You can't help but feel a bit sorry for Snake Plisskin, the one-eyed, leather-clad anti-hero who growled onto the screen in John Carpenter’s 1981 classic Escape from New York. In many ways, he set the blueprint for the plethora of 1980s Hollywood action films, and shades of Plisskin can be... Continue Reading →

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