Review: “The Tingler” Grabs The Funny Bone

During the late 1950s a Hollywood director who specialised predominantly in spooky movies came up with an audience-participation gimmick that to this day remains a true oddity. Mark Fraser finds himself totally amused by it all. Joe Dante’s succinct description of the plot for...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019

Review: “Georgy Girl” Is No Feminist Statement

The point of Georgy Girl's message is largely lost through a feel-good discourse...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019

Review: “Last Year In Marienbad” Not So Bad

A polarising art movie by one of France’s most celebrated directors was never designed to keep everyone happy...
Posted On 06 Jan 2019

Top 10 John Huston Films

Mark Fraser looks back at 11 of John Huston's seminal works...
Posted On 06 Jan 2019

Review: “The Uninvited” A Welcome Guest

One of Hollywood’s first serious attempts to address the possibility of life beyond the grave makes all the right moves...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019

Review: “Town On Trial” Judged By Hollywood Standards

Mark Fraser revisits an English film from the 1950s which at times looks like it could have been made abroad...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018

Review: “Assault” Delivers A Blow To Both Genders

Mark Fraser argues that this film now has more social relevance than shock value...
Posted On 17 Nov 2018

Review: “Who Killed Teddy Bear” A Rhetoric Question?

Mark Fraser delves into a work where social dysfunction and sin reign supreme...
Posted On 17 Nov 2018