All posts by Rich Wilson

Falling in love with cinema after seeing Ridley Scott’s Alien at the age of nine years old, Rich has been obsessed with horror, westerns, martial arts and Japanese monster movies for the last 30 years. He has written for Q, Hotdog, Classic Rock, GoreZone and various websites, and is currently seeking a publishing house for his first novel.

Manhunter

Director Michael Mann is incapable of shooting an ugly frame of film and Manhunter is one of the best-looking pictures of the 80s.

/ October 26, 2011

The Panic in Needle Park

40 years after release the film's influence can be seen in everything from Trainspotting to Requiem for a Dream.

/ October 26, 2011

Dinoshark

Dreadful. Truly awful. Dinoshark is a film that is just so cheap and incredibly inept, it’s actually painful on the eyes.

/ October 22, 2011

Quatermass and the Pit

Groundbreaking in terms of special effects and music, this film remains one of the finest ever made by Hammer.

/ October 18, 2011

Dead Special

We speak to SFX maestro Greg Nicotero about the power of make-up and the upcoming series of The Walking Dead.

/ October 17, 2011

Stake Land

The look and scope of the film is excellent, but it’s a greatest hits record with no previously unreleased bonus tracks.

/ October 15, 2011