Category Archives: Lee’s Pick A Flick Video

Every week Lee gives you a video rental gem to check out.

Venom ( 1981 )

I’ve always said that in genre films the originality isn’t in the concept but the execution of it. 1981’s Venom scores pretty high on the originality scale. It’s a hostage thriller, where a small group of criminals has taken the son of a wealthy woman hostage and the police have the family’s house surrounded. Not […]

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace (2004)

Nowadays British TV shows all look great, in fact many of them are better produced that some shows from the states. However it wasn’t that long ago that a lot of shows from the BBC were a little on the cheap side. Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace is a pitch perfect parody of the low budget Sci-Fi […]

Dressed to Kill ( 1981 )

There are a few hallmarks of the Giallo Sub-genre. A black gloved killer , female victims and a female hero, a cop whose way to laid back about all these murders and sexual frustration that erupts in violence. Brian De Palma’s 1981 thriller DRESSED TO KILL checks all those boxes. People have always drawn parallel’s […]