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The Double – Radio Film Review

The Double – Radio Film Review

Okay, put away THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. That film has already caused so much pain (mostly from brain-strain as one struggles to figure out how such a major project could go so wrong), that it doesn’t really deserve any more consideration. Let’s focus instead on something more worthy of attention: a dystopic, Kafkaesque comedy called [...]

Vamps review

Vamps review

In Amy Herckerling’s film, being a vampire is ordinary rather than remarkable – which pretty much describes VAMPS.
Writer-directed Amy Herckling’s horror-comedy is a bit clueless about what makes vampirism interesting. VAMPS is  built around a premise as thin as the last anemic drops of blood dripping from the veins of a blood-sucker’s victim: For a [...]