Posts tagged ‘horror’

July 3, 2013

Advertisement: fun kid’s colouring-in book!

by unpseudable

Do your kids of 5 to 8 years of age like fun pictures?

Do your grandchildren just love colouring in?

Are your nephews or nieces totally addicted to the most horrifically violent 18-rated horror films?

Well, Yeah!

Then come on down to Tesco and buy your disturbed youngsters the Colour Me Good (Arrggghhhh) colouring-in book!

With pictures of your little darlings’ favourite fun and lovable horror characters, including Freddy Krueger from ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’, and Carrie from ‘Carrie’, your little ones will be amused for hours, and primed for hideous acts of violence of their own, we’re sure!

Just don’t forget to stock up on lots of red ink!

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October 24, 2012

Madagascar 3 film review

by unpseudable

Generally speaking you know just what you’re going to get from a sequel to a popular and successful film: more of the same.  No new ideas, just the old ones rehashed into a very slightly different narrative, ensuring that the target audience remains happy and satisfied.  But when you get to the third film in a series, from time to time you can, just sometimes, get something uniquely surprising – a real departure that throws the original films on their heads.  As Wes Craven tells us in Scream 3 – all bets are off.

Madagascar 3 bursts onto the screen well and truly in this category: a film series reimagined beyond all expectations of audience and critics alike.

Instead of animation in bright primary colours, what we find in Madagascar 3 is grainy CCTV footage, in washed out tones.  And instead of animals on the search for some imagined utopian home who end up getting embroiled in wacky adventures, the protagonists are a couple who appear to be suffering from some kind of haunting or demonic possession.

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