Episode 5: Demons (1985)

As the dark nights draw in and autumn clamps its icy jaws around the last squirming remnants of summer, Devlin reminisces about his first brush with an actual horror movie: Lamberto Bava’s Italo-splatter mainstay Demons. A mysterious masked stranger invites a motley selection of viewers to a grand picturehouse for a free movie screening they’ll... Continue Reading →

Episode 3: Predator 2 (1990)

Devlin has reached way back in to his childhood to revisit Predator 2.In this sweat-soaked big city sequel to the Arnie classic, Danny Glover (?!) and his overmatched team of LA cops are faced with a familiar ugly motherfucker who has come to town to take on the city's local drug gangs, comprised entirely of... Continue Reading →

Episode 2: Scarface (1983)

This time out, Gali has picked Brian De Palma's classic 1983 gangster movie, SCARFACE. Al Pacino inhabits one of his most iconic roles as the ambitious Cuban immigrant Tony Montana. We follow as he scales the drug trade in Miami, from lowly enforcer to gilded kingpin. Put on your dancing shoes, turn up the neon,... Continue Reading →

Episode 1: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

With the first pick, Devlin chooses Kenneth Branagh’s Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Hot on the heels of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, we examine this ostensibly faithful adaptation (hence the authorial namecheck!) in the mini 1990s Universal Monster revival.Genius young physician-in-training Victor Frankenstein (Branagh himself) uses a personal tragedy as the catalyst for his quest to defy death... Continue Reading →

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