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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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Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare - Ghosts on Parade
Yolanda and the Thief - Lighter than Astaire
You Kill Me - love and bullets
You'll Die At Midnight - Disclaimer: Time of Death is non-specific
Young and Dangerous - Look kids, triads are cool!
Young Billy Young - You better watch your gun
Young Dragons: Kung Fu Kids - Bumpkin brats bumble through the Big City
Young Girls of Rochefort, The - a seaside song and dance spectacular
Young Taoism Fighter - Madcap martial arts mayhem
Your Highness - Dimwits & Dragons
Your Name - He's the Woman, She's the Man
Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key - Man, that's a long title
Yo-Yo Girl Cop - You Go, Yo-Yo Girl!
Zatoichi and the Chess Player - Your move, blind man
Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold - Don't blame it on the blind guy
Zatoichi and the Doomed Man - Ichi falls foul of an impersonator
Zatoichi At Large - Katsu can't catch a break
Zatoichi at the Fire Festival - Burning Vengeance
Zatoichi Challenged - As if being blind wasn't challenging enough
Zatoichi in Desperation - His darkest hour
Zatoichi meets Yojimbo - sightless samurai meets roving ronin
Zatoichi the Blind Swordsman - Ichi's last hurrah
Zatoichi vs. the Flying Guillotine - He's not Zatoichi, he's a very naughty boy!
Zatoichi vs. the One-Armed Swordsman - Wang me? No, Wang Yu!
Zatoichi: The Last - A sorry end for the sightless swordsman
Zatoichi's Cane Sword - Breaking Point
Zatoichi's Conspiracy - Blind swordsmen tell no tales
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword - Beware the blind swordsman
Zatoichi's Revenge - Sightless but deadly
Zazie dans le métro - Terror Tyke runs amuck in Paris!
Zeguy - kingdom in the clouds
Zenabel - Or why rape is HILARIOUS!
Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs - Hey Miki you're so fine you blow my mind
Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal - No business like snow business
Zirneklis - Your horny neighborhood Spider-Man
Zodiac Fighters - Polly wants animal crackers
Zombeavers - Buck-toothed Terror
Zombie Hunter - Danny Trejo's OTHER grindhouse movie of 2013
Zombies, Zombies, Zombies - what's this movie about then?
Zorro - Back in Black
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain - Wide-eyed in Wu Xia land

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