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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.

2737 Reviews Listed

Snatchers - Abort the alien baby
Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie - Good Grief it's good!
Snow White - Curse of the Axe Man - Grimm Indeed
Snow White and the Huntsman - Snow goes emo
Snow White: A Tale of Terror - Weaver gets wicked
Snowpiercer - Don't be a shoe
So Close - They're no angels
So Sweet, So Dead - Psychos before hoes
So Sweet... So Perverse - Naughty Neighbours
So Young, So Lovely, So Vicious - sex, blackmail and dune buggies!
Soldier Blue - How the West was Won
Solty Rei - Adopt an Android today
Someone Behind the Door - stranger danger
Something Creeping in the Dark - Bump in the Night
Son of Godzilla - A monster's guide to modern parenting
Son of Rambow - a sweet natured nostalgia fest
Sons of Katie Elder, The - Ma says Texas is a floozy
Sophie Scholl: Her Final Days - the sun still shines
Sorcerer and the White Snake, The - Slinky serpent seeks saintly suitor
Sorcerer's Apprentice, The - Show us your sorce
Sorrowful Jones - Kid Collateral
Soul of the Sword - His blade spares none
Sound of My Voice - The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Sound of the Sky - Young girl with the horn
Soupe Aux Choux, Le - Intergalactic Fart-Fest
Space Adventure Cobra - the most dangerous man in the universe
Space Children, The - Hey! Creature! Leave those kids alone!
Space Sheriff Gavan: The Movie - Sheriff's back in town
Space Sweepers - Cleaning up the galaxy
Sparrow - Honour Among Thieves
Special Cop in Action, A - Bye-bye Betti
Special Mission Lady Chaplin - The lady loves Dick
Spectacular! - There's no choir like show choir
Spectre - But the Cat came back
Spellbinder - Under her spell
Spellcaster - Ant Musings
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - Web-slingers Unite!
Spider-Man: No Way Home - Peter Parkers' multiversal mishap
Spinout - Roundabout Romance
Spirit of the Beehive, The - Little Ana finds a friend
Spirit of the Sword, The - My aim is true
Spirited Away - One Spooky Summer
Spooky Kids - Young monsters chasing their dreams in a crazy mixed-up world
Spork - Teen hermaphrodites just wanna have fun
Spring - Not your average holiday romance
Spring Breakers - Bikinis and big booties, y'all, that's what life's about!
Spy Kids - Espionage is easy, Family is hard
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams - More Spy-Jinks from the Diminutive Dynamos
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over - Virtual Nonsense
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World - In glorious Aroma-Scope

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