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I Love a Mystery at the Gothique/Cinema Museum

I shall be introducing the splendid crime/horror crossover I Love a Mystery (1945) this Saturday at the Cinema Museum as part of their celebration of the Gothique Film Society.  It was the first film I saw at the Gothique, when I became a member back in 1977.  It’s the sort of movie which features spinning newspaper headlines … Continue reading

What Eli Roth did on his South American vacation …

Here are my notes on Roth’s last two films … both reworkings of vintage exploitation premises from the 1970s and ’80s.


My brief Empire review of Abel Ferrara’s Pasolini is online.  Here’s an expanded version with more sex and violence …

The Messenger

My brief Empire review of The Messenger is online.  

Horrorology Interview

Here’s an interview with me by Angela Slatter, in connection with ‘Guignol’, my novella in Stephen Jones’s Horrorology anthology – which will also be part of my forthcoming braided novel Angels of Music, or: Phantom Ladies Over Paris.