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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

Sword of the Barbarians - All hail the Golden Goddess!
Swords of the Space Ark - More like Space Disco
Swordsman - The Laughing Proud World of Martial Arts
Swordsman & Enchantress - That old black magic called love
Swordsman Adventure - Don't know him from Adam
Swordsman II: Invincible Asia - Why not drink instead of fight?
Swordsman III: The East is Red - Back once again for the renegade master
Swordswomen Three - Swish Blade Sisters
Tai Chi 0 - Steampunk Fu
Tai Chi Hero - More steampunk martial arts madness
Take Me to Town - Showgirl scandalizes small-minded town
Taken - Take No Prisoners
Tale of Despereaux, The - I saw a mouse! Where? There on the stairs, etc.
Tale of Princess Kaguya, The - Fly Me to the Moon
Tale of Samurai Cooking, A - Mean Cuisine
Tales from Earthsea - Here be dragons
Tall Men, The - Good enough for she
Talos the Mummy - Underwrapped
Tamara - Ding Dong the Wicked Witch is Dead
Tangled - Bad Hair Day
Taoism Drunkard - Everybody was drunk fu fighting
Tarkan versus the Vikings - tenacious turk takes on vicious vikings
Taro the Dragon Boy - I am the dragon child!
Tarot - Her fate was in the cards
Tarzan and the Valley of Gold - Have loincloth, will travel
Tarzana the Wild Girl - Sexy Safari
Tarzan's Three Challenges - Penicillin, Tarzan?
Taste for Women, A - Quite a dish
Taste of Tea, The - Dream Big
Taste of the Savage, The - Bloodlust on the brain
Taste the Blood of Dracula - It's salty!
Tears for Sale - Weeping Widows
Teen Beach Movie - A surf-and-turf sing-along
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Turtles on Steroids
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze - More pizza, more problems
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III - The Turtles do Kurosawa?!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows - From sewer to stardom
Tell Me How I Die - Foreshadowing fate
Temple of the Red Lotus - Outlaws for In-laws
Temptress of a Thousand Faces - Mistress of Disguise
Ten Days' Wonder - Breaking the Commandments
Ten, The - Thou shalt avoid this Biblical farce
Tenjho Tenge - High school kicks ass!
Terminator Genisys - Screw it, let's flush this franchise down the crapper
Terrifying Girls' High School: Lynch Law Classroom! - Hey kids leave those teachers alone!
Terror Creatures from Beyond the Grave - They're coming to get you Barbara
Terror in the Crypt - Carmilla calls from beyond the grave
Terror of Mechagodzilla - Please kill me - Mechagodzilla's brain is hidden inside my stomach!
Test Pilot Pirx - Real or Robot?
Texas Across the River - Laugh Yourself into the Lone Star State

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