“Taxi” Not Worth the Fare

When a French detective teams up with a law breaking motorhead to catch a group of German bank robbers, all sorts of ludicrous things can happen, as Mark Fraser discovered while sitting through a movie scripted by one of France’s most successful film makers.
Posted On 26 Dec 2014

“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” Remains An Assault On The Nerves

40 years on from Tobe Hooper's horrific masterpiece The Texas Chainsaw Massacre it appears time has had little impact on this film's ability to bully the senses...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014

Top 10 Horror Films from Australia

Top 10 Films' world tour of horror cinema takes us "down under" as we visit Australia where crazy bushmen, sinister communities, hostile natural environments and a host of other dangers lay in wait...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014

Top 10 Bruce Willis Performances

Mark Fraser celebrates Bruce Willis' finer work - a man not universally loved by cinemagoers but someone who has enjoyed a few standout moments over the years, at times in films that are otherwise quite awful.
Posted On 14 Nov 2014

“Chato’s Land” is No Ground Breaker

Michael Winner's 1972 western is an interesting entry in the revisionist form of the genre. A number of self-reflective elements are in place but not everything works as Mark Fraser finds out...
Posted On 30 Oct 2014

Top 10 Films That Feature Cannibalism But Don’t Involve Restless Natives or Zombies

In the world of cinema, cannibals are not just found in the jungles of Italian exploitation movies or gore-thirsty horror fests. As Mark Fraser has discovered, they also pop up in a range of other genres.
Posted On 29 Oct 2014

Top 10 Dick Smith Contributions To American Cinema

Top 10 Films celebrates the work of late make-up artist Dick Smith whose deft touch has been seen in some of the most influential and popular films made by modern Hollywood.
Posted On 15 Oct 2014

Umberto Lenzi’s “Eaten Alive” is a Hard Act to Swallow

Celebrating the arrival of Eli Roth’s cannibal opus The Green Inferno, Mark Fraser looks back at another controversial work from this peculiar genre and ponders how its director got away with shamelessly exploiting one of the most tragic crimes in modern American history. During...
Posted On 30 Sep 2014