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Scream And Scream Again Review


Weak
Screaming the first time might be an issue if you can sit through this collaboration among Price, Lee, and Cushing, none of which do much with their roles. While some of the film's boundary-pushing (for 1969) moments of gore are spine-tingling (namely when a serial killer removes his own hand to escape a pair of cuffs). But this odd conflagration of mass murderer, scientific experimentation, and strange neo-Nazi group on the prowl stories just doesn't work. At all.

Absolute Beginners Review


Weak
Julien Temple's musical adaptation of a classic novel about life in 1950s' London is about as awful as the rock drama can get, with a hapless photographer (Eddie O'Connell) losing his glamour gal (Patsy Kensit, in her screen debut) to a much older fashion designer (James Fox), who gives her instant street cred. Totally forgettable songs, dance numbers, and a ridiculous plot make Absolute Beginners look like absolute junk.
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David Bowie Wins Big, But Grime Artists Go Home Empty-Handed At The 2017 BRIT Awards

David Bowie Wins Big, But Grime Artists Go Home Empty-Handed At The 2017 BRIT Awards

David Bowie and Rag'n'Bone Man both won two awards at the 2017 BRIT Awards at the O2 Arena in London last night.

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Skepta To Headline Wireless Festival 2017 With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

Skepta To Headline Wireless Festival 2017 With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

The grime superstar will top the bill on Saturday night at Finsbury Park's Wireless Festival in July, with The Weeknd and Chance The Rapper also...

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' Reportedly Moving To Netflix

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' Reportedly Moving To Netflix

Martin Scorsese's upcoming 'The Irishman', featuring Robert De Niro, is reportedly moving to Netflix from Paramount.

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