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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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2343 Reviews Listed

Crusades, The - Hell Up In The Holy Land
Crusher Joe - Don't get cocky, kid!
Crusher Joe - The Ice Prison - Jailbreak in Space
Crusher Joe: The Ultimate Weapon - Ash - Hey Joe, say it ain't so!
Cry of a Prostitute - Don't Bash Barbara
Cry of the Black Wolves, The - Ein western mit deutchlanders
Cry_Wolf - Design your own serial killer
Curry and Pepper - A Spicy Duo
Curse of Evil - Family Misfortune
Curse of the Black Widow - She Bites
Curse of the Devil - Naschy gets nasty!
Curse of the Golden Flower - golden years
Curse of the Werewolf - He was known as the Wild One
Curse of the Wolf - Get Back to the Pack
Curtains - How to get ahead in show business
Cyborg 009: Legend of the Super Galaxy - Beyond the Big Bang
Cyclone - Biker Bombshell
Cynic, The Rat and the Fist, The - Which is which?
CZ12 - Catch the Hawk
D.E.B.S. - sapphic spies in school uniform
Dadnapped - Worst Vacation Ever
Daigoro vs. Goliath - Constipated Kaiju
Damned in Venice - Don't Look Now but the Omen has Rosemary's Baby
Dance in the Vampire Bund - They're coming out of the coffin
Dance of the Dead - Zombie Prom
Dangaioh - The benefits of brainwashing
Danger Dolls - Double Troubles
Danger Pays - A crack-up that's no counterfeit
Danger: Diabolik - Italy's ultimate comic book caper
Daredevil: Director's Cut - A Daring New Vision
Dark Lady of Kung Fu - Who was that masked woman?
Dark Night of the Scarecrow - If he only had a brain
Dark Rabbit Has Seven Lives, A - That Wascally Wabbit
Dark, The - It knows you're alone
Darkest Hour, The - Invisible Invaders
D'Artagnan's Daughter - la femme musketeer
Day of the Cobra - He don't give a damn
Day of Wrath - Reign in Spain
Daydreamer, The - Wakey wakey!
Dead Cert - Bleeding geezers
Deadfall - Harm for the Holidays
Deadful Melody - Killing Them Swiftly With Her Song
Deadly Angels - Who needs John Forsythe?
Deadly Inheritance - Where there's a will, there's a way
Deadly Secret, A - Promise Not to Tell
Deadly Snail versus Kung Fu Killers - Don't mess with a mollusc
Deadly Sweet - Suck 'em and see
Deadpool - Marvel's meta-minded merc with the mouth
Deadtime Stories - Sleep tight, kids
Dear Dumb Diary - Her Awesomeness is Awesome

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