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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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2283 Reviews Listed

Bat Without Wings - Is that Gene Simmons?!
Batman vs Dracula, The - Bad blood in Gotham
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm - There's a new vigilante in town
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman - New Girl in Gotham
Batman: Year One - Bring on the Knight
Battle Angel Alita - Tears rusty angel
Battle for SkyArk - Junkyard Wars
Battle of Wits, A - war! what is it good for? absolutely nothing!!
Battle Wizard - drink the snake blood, punch the gorilla, save the girl
Battle: Los Angeles - Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Marine Corps
Baytown Outlaws, The - Redneck Rampage
Beach of the War Gods - Life's a beach and then you die
Bear and the Doll, The - Bardot as both Beauty and Beast
Beast Stalker, The - In the line of duty
Beast with Five Fingers, The - Idle hands do the devil's work
Beastly - Only skin deep
Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend, The - She had the biggest six-shooters in the West
Beautiful Creatures - And it's witchcraft! And although I know it's strictly taboo...
Beauty Investigator - Pretty deadly
Because of Winn Dixie - Follow the Smiling Dog
Bed and Board - Antoine's Guide to Married Life
Belle & Sebastian - A Boy and his Dog and the Nazis
Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues - More alpine canine action
Belle Captive, La - Angel of Death
Belle et la Bête, La - Tale as old as time
Belle Starr - Gone with the Wind-lite
Belle Starr Story, The - Wild West Woman
Bells - Don't answer the phone!
Better Tomorrow II, A - Brothers in Arms
Better Tomorrow, A - Bleaker ain't necessarily better
Bewitched - Also bothered and bewildered
BFG, The - Snozzwinningly gallumptious if a tad droopy-drudgings
Biches, Les - Obsession, Possession and Love
Big Bounce, The - the sunny side of crime
Big Hit, The - Love and Bullets
Big Man Japan - Big ain't necessarily beautiful
Big Mouth, The - Remember all of this ACTUALLY Happened!
Big Racket, The - All guns blazing
Big Showdown, The - Van Cleef relief
Big Sleep, The - A Travesty of the Michael Winner Classic
Big Sleep, The - Mitchum's Marlowe hits not-so-Swinging Seventies London
Big Steal, The - South of the Border
Big Tits Zombie - Lap-dance for the Living Dead
Bigfoot - Sasquatch stalks sex kittens
Bikini Girls On Ice - Frozen Assets
Billy Two Hats - Scottish Outlaw in Israeli Western
Bio-Zombie - As contagious as laughter
Birth - a free-form cosmic freakout
Bite the Bullet - Rough Riders
Black Belly of the Tarantula, The - Caught in the web

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