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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.
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2430 Reviews Listed

Ball of Fire - Not-so-Snow White
Ballerina - Digging the dancing queen
Bambi - Prince of the Forest
Bambola di Satana, La - One creepy kinky castle
Bamboo House of Dolls - Blood, Boobs, and World War Two
Bandidas - Sultry senoritas shoot it out
Bandslam - Rock and Roll High School
Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair - Fairest of all Russian fairytales
Bare Breasted Countess, The - Blood, bosoms and blow-jobs
Barely Lethal - Mission: High School
Barocco - Double Depardieu
Bastard Swordsman - Spins a web any size
Bat Without Wings - Is that Gene Simmons?!
Batman vs Dracula, The - Bad blood in Gotham
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm - There's a new vigilante in town
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman - New Girl in Gotham
Batman: Year One - Bring on the Knight
Battle Angel Alita - Tears rusty angel
Battle for SkyArk - Junkyard Wars
Battle of Wits, A - war! what is it good for? absolutely nothing!!
Battle Wizard - drink the snake blood, punch the gorilla, save the girl
Battle: Los Angeles - Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Marine Corps
Baytown Outlaws, The - Redneck Rampage
Beach of the War Gods - Life's a beach and then you die
Bear and the Doll, The - Bardot as both Beauty and Beast
Beast Stalker, The - In the line of duty
Beast with Five Fingers, The - Idle hands do the devil's work
Beastly - Only skin deep
Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend, The - She had the biggest six-shooters in the West
Beautiful Creatures - And it's witchcraft! And although I know it's strictly taboo...
Beauty Investigator - Pretty deadly
Because of Winn Dixie - Follow the Smiling Dog
Bed and Board - Antoine's Guide to Married Life
Belle & Sebastian - A Boy and his Dog and the Nazis
Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues - More alpine canine action
Belle Captive, La - Angel of Death
Belle et la Bête, La - Tale as old as time
Belle Starr - Gone with the Wind-lite
Belle Starr Story, The - Wild West Woman
Bells - Don't answer the phone!
Better Tomorrow II, A - Brothers in Arms
Better Tomorrow, A - Bleaker ain't necessarily better
Between God, the Devil and a Winchester - Yipee-aye-yay, Jim m'lad
Bewitched - Also bothered and bewildered
Beyond the Boundary: I'll Be Here - The Past - Don't jump, you look gorgeous with glasses!
BFG, The - Snozzwinningly gallumptious if a tad droopy-drudgings
Biches, Les - Obsession, Possession and Love
Big Bounce, The - the sunny side of crime
Big Hit, The - Love and Bullets
Big Man Japan - Big ain't necessarily beautiful

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