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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.

2494 Reviews Listed

Flying Phantom Ship - Terror from the sky
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate - In with the Inn Crowd
Focus - Love Scam
Fong Sai Yuk - A right romantic ruckus
Fong Sai Yuk II - More high-flying fun with Fong
For a Cop's Hide - Delon goes detecting, Parillaud goes commando
For a Few Dollars Less - The Man with No Game
For a Good Time Call... - Friendship, feminism and fake orgasms
For Love's Sake - Pat Benatar was right
Forbidden City Cop - On His Majesty's Secret Service
Forbidden Empire -
Forbidden Kingdom, The - Jackie and Jet together at last
Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion - Picture paints a thousand dirty words
Forced Vengeance - Hong Kong is like a slap in the face, this movie is like a knee in the groin
Forest of Death - Don't talk to the trees
Forest Warrior - How much wood would Chuck chuck?
Forger, The - The Eastwoods love Carmel and you should too
Forgotten Wells, The - Swedish Psycho Punch-Up Extravaganza
Fortress - Let's kill Santa
Four of the Apocalypse - A Western Odyssey
Four Real Friends - Macho men doing manly things
Four Rode Out - Just another desert dust-up
Four Times That Night - Racy Rashomon-inspired Romance
Four, The - When we was Fab
Frankenstein - Mary Shelley, Anime Style
Frankenstein - The Dean Koontz version
Frankenstein Created Woman - soul sister
Frankie and Johnny - Oh lordy how they could love!
Freaks of Nature - Can't we all just get along?
French Sex Murders - Blame it on Bogie
Friday Download: The Movie - Summer fun at the Haunted Mansion
Fright - He Knows You're Alone
Fright Night Part 2 - Another night, another vampire
Frightened Woman, The - psycho-sexy a-go-go!
Frog Song - Sexier than Macca's Frog Chorus
From Beijing with Love - Double-O Nothing
From Paris With Love - Travolta gets his Royale with Cheese
From Prada to Nada - Salsa and Sensibility
From Up On Poppy Hill - Hoist the flag for young love
Frost/Nixon - Trial by television
Full Moon Scimitar - Why ask for the moon when we can have the scimitar?
Fumoon - Alien Intervention
Fun and Fancy Free - Takin' it easy with Mickey & co.
Fun Size - Hell is a fat kid on Halloween
Funeral Home - Bates Motel? Never heard of it.
Funhouse, The - carnival of carnage
Funny Face - For you're a cutie with more than beauty
Fury of the Wolfman - Get Naschy
Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress - A huntress in love with her prey
Future X-Cops - Fighting for a better future

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