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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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2623 Reviews Listed

.44 Specialist, The - He terrorizes terrorists
008 Operation Exterminate - Double-0 Duo
100 Shot, 100 Killed - Mister Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
1001 Nights of Pleasure - Love, Arabian Style
12 - Cash for Casualties
13 Cold-Blooded Eagles - The Eagles Have Landed
13: Game of Death - Play to win
14 Amazons, The - Women At War
16 Wishes - Be careful what you wish for
1911 - You say you want a revolution
2020 Texas Gladiators - Deep in the irradiated heart of Texas
3 and a Half Kung Fu Girls - Girls just wanna kick butt
3 Dev Adam - Unfriendly neighbourhood Spider-Man
3 Seconds Before Explosion - Tick-tick-tick BOOM!
3 Times a Charm - Be careful what you wish for
3:10 to Yuma - They're gonna hang me in the morning
30 Is A Dangerous Age, Cynthia - Cuddly Dudley
30,000 Miles Under the Sea - Get Along Swimmingly
300: Rise of an Empire - More bloodletting, bonking and bare-chested bellowing
3D Sex & Zen - Extreme Ecstasy - Tantric titillation in the third dimension
47 Ronin - Distinctly lacking in Keanu Reeves
47 Ronin - None so noble as Keanu
49 Days - You Can't Go Home Again
5 Billion Dollar Legacy, The - Break out the Scooby Snacks
5 Card Stud - Bad Hand
5ive Girls - Young, gifted and doomed
7 Dollars on the Red - Son of a gun
7 Golden Women Against Two 07 - Slapdash spy caper
9 Deaths of the Ninja - What's it all about, Alby?
976-Evil II - Dial-A-Death
A.A.A. Masseuse, Good-Looking, Offers Her Services - Nudge-nudge, wink-wink, kill-kill
A.F.R.I.K.A. - Divas on the run
Absurd - Catholic Church Creates Crazed Cannibal
Accidental Spy, The - Spy Jinks
Act of Vengeance - State of the Union
Actor's Revenge, An - That's not a woman, baby!
Adieu, Galaxy Express 999 - One last ride across the stars
Adventurers, The - Glamorous globe-hopping jewel thieves
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer - Dungeons and dweebs
Adventures of Don Juan - In Like Flynn (or is that too obvious?)
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle - Moose and Squirrel!
Adventures of Sinbad, The - Sail On Sailor
Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The - Mischief along the Mississippi
Adventures of Zatoichi - Your friendly neighbourhood blind swordsman
Adventurous Treasure Island - Fat brat in Neverland
Aenigma - Slug-Fest, Fulci Style
After Death - One more bite
Age of Summer - Ain't no summer like an '80s summer
Age of the Great Dinosaurs - Prehistoric Perils
Agency - Shock news! Advertising is evil!

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