DVD Category

Through this Glass, darkly…

Before I give you my music for today’s mood, let me ask this: do you remember Candyman? The music was composed by minimalist Philip Glass, the film based on Clive Barker‘s short story ‘The Forbidden’. Glass is as good a composer as Barker is a writer, and thus my choice of music for today; it […]

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Dracula 3D

I don’t have 3D TV but I will be getting this DVD without delay. Dario Argento and Dracula? I’ll stake my life on it being entertaining:

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The Monk Raises A Question

At the weekend I watched The Monk, Dominik Moll‘s supernatural thriller adapted from Matthew G. Lewis’ 1796 gothic novel of the same name. I really enjoyed it and must persist with the book which has been on my Kindle for the best part of two years.       I do agree that it’s far […]

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Ticky Tacky Horror

  What was that old song (I’m showing my age again) about the sameness of life? Ah yes! Malvina Reynolds, 1962:   Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes made of ticky tacky, Little boxes all the same. There’s a green one and a pink one And a blue one and a yellow one, And […]

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Martyrs: It will leave your nerves raw

News of a French suspense shocker today that will delight those of you who enjoy truly disturbing films. When a little girl, Lucie, is found half naked and lost by a country road after being missing for over a year, she is unable to tell police anything about what has happened to her. The police […]

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