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Movie review: Crimson Peak directed by Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver Movie info: 1887. Young Edith Cushing, the daughter of a wealthy American businessman, Carter Cushing, is visited by her mother’s ghost. The apparition warns her “beware of Crimson Peak” … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Canal directed by Ivan Kavanagh (2014)

With this review I am officially starting a series of November movie horrors which I am going to watch and present here once a week – usually closer to the weekend. If you like horrors do visit regularly – maybe … Continue reading

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Reviewing a classic: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Synopsis: A naïve young woman whose name is supposed to be ‘rare’ and ‘original’ (Daphne?) but is never revealed in the book, stays in a Monte Carlo hotel along with a rich woman, Mrs. Van Hopper, who has employed her as … Continue reading

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