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Andrew Pragasam

Status: Reviewer
Profile: I am a struggling indie filmmaker, actor and novelist with three short films to my credit and a feature film in development (hopefully!). You can read more of my reviews at Film Exposed.com and Cinedelica.com, where I’m a regular contributor.

I consider myself very lucky to have grown up travelling the globe, which meant childhood viewings of Hollywood greats (Ford, Hitchcock, Hawks), Arthouse auteurs (Truffaut, Yimou, Bresson), mainstream fare (Spielberg, Disney, Star Wars), and cult treasures from around the world. Kung fu, Euro horror, Japanese monster movies, Russian fairytales, French cop movies, Turkish swashbucklers, Italian superheroes, spy flicks and sex comedies – you name it, I saw it! Later on, books like Mondo Macabro and Immoral Tales by Pete Tombs, and Helen McCarthy’s books on anime were a big influence during my film school years.

My heart is big enough to embrace rom-coms, sleaze fests, musicals and arty nonsense in equal measure, although I’m especially fond of Japanese animation and Chinese fantasy. Cinema needs to escape the tired epithets of contemporary film criticism (i.e. downbeat equals high art; the only good movies are from the Seventies; gangster flicks are great but fantasy is rubbish), and websites like this are one answer. Hopefully, I’ll be able to steer you towards some neglected gems, and stir up some debate along the way.
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Deep Red - You have killed before and will kill again!
Deep Star Six - Hardcore Prawn
Delinquent Girl Boss: Worthless to Confess - The Trouble With Girls
Dellamorte Dellamore - strange tales of love and death
Demon of the Lute - Crazy kung fu for kids
Demon Witch Child - Another potty-mouthed poppet for Satan
Demoness from 1000 Years - Fame or Evil?
Demoniacs - Fun and games at the beach with Tina & co.
Demonoid - Helping Hand
Demons of the Flame Mountain - Better Red than Dead
Demons of the Mind - Head trauma a la Hammer
Descendant of the Sun - It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Derek Yee!
Designated Victim, The - Murder by Design
Desperate Chase, The - Respect your country, whipper-snapper
Detective Conan: The Phantom of Baker Street - Elementary, My Dear Holmes
Detective Conan: The Time-Bombed Skyscraper - Sleuth in short pants
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame - Kung Fu Sherlock
Detektive - Private Dicks
Detention - It's high school, not the end of the world
Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell - Pooch possessed by Satan
Devil with Seven Faces, The - Devil in the details
Devilman - Better the Devil You Know
Devil's Daughter, The - daddy's girl
Devil's Honey, The - Cinema's first musical blow-job
Devil's Mirror, The - Just a devil woman with evil on her mind
Devil's Nightmare - saucy succubus slays seven sins
Devil's Sword, The - Kicking crocodile butt
Devil's Vendetta - Twiggy must die!
Devil's Wedding Night, The - Honeymoon in Hell
Diabolically Yours - This Is Not My Beautiful Wife!
Diagnosis: Death - Murderous Medical Manifestations
Diamond Connection - Who's got the loot?
Diamonds of Kilimanjaro - Confessions of a Topless Jungle Girl
Diary - Murder, she wrote
Diary of a Chambermaid - Buñuel vs. the Bourgeoisie
Dick Smart 2.007 - All the Lady wants is Dick
Dinner Party, The - Invitation to Death
Dino Time - Tyranno-Mom knows best
Dirty Pair: Project Eden - Proudly wrecking the galaxy since '83
Divergent - There's always one, isn't there?
Django and Sartana Are Coming... It's the End - The end of excitement that is
Django the Bastard - I ain't afraid of no ghosts
Do You Want to Dance with Me? - Mambo and murder
Doberman Cop - A kick-ass country bumpkin with a mean Magnum
Dobermann - All bark and no bite
Doctor Death: Seeker of Souls - He does make house calls
Doctor Jekyll versus the Werewolf - Hyde and go shriek!
Doctor Justice - He's got the remedy
Doctor Slump and Arale-Chan - The world will know his genius
Dodge City - He rode west and brought justice with him

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