November 2020

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*contains spoilers The Island (1980) is a misunderstood film with a possible demographic that was unable to view it, which is why it failed so miserably at the box office upon its initial release. This tale of a twelve-year-old boy adopted by murderous modern-day pirates of the Caribbean is also one of the great father-son…

Read more The Cult of a Pirate’s Rites of Passage in The Island (1980)

Italian director Ivan Zuccon (1972-) is an experienced filmmaker who started his career with the short film Berenice (1997). He made several other short films before his interest in the American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft turned his mind to create horror movies related to that writer’s stories. His early features which were shot on video…

Read more Director Ivan Zuccon on H.P. Lovecraft and his Cult Film Career…

*contains spoilers Among the Confederate soldier ghost and zombie movies of the 1980s, which there aren’t too many, is the underrated low-budget item The Supernaturals (1986) as well as the ultra-low-budget movies of Tony Malanowski (1948-). The Supernaturals has a robust b-cast and production values compared to Malanowski’s shot for a few pennies or so…

Read more The Confederate Ghosts of The Supernaturals (1986) and Night of Horror (1981)

*contains strong course language Sean Scully (1947-) is an actor who was born in Sydney. The son of award-winning actress Margaret Christensen (1921-2009) and orchestra leader Dan Scully (no info), he moved to London at the age of eleven with his mother where he was enrolled at the Arts Education Schools. He had already learnt…

Read more Actor Sean Scully on his Disney movies, Cult film Phobia (1988) and Noel Coward…