Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

After a seven year hiatus, Michael Myers is back – or ten years as the plot of this instalment would have you believe.

In 1982 the scourge of Haddonfield was put on the shelf in favour of Halloween III: Season of the Witch. The plan was to release a new film every year under the guise of the original franchise. Each movie would have a new story and a new cast of characters, allowing arguably the most iconic killer in horror history to slip into obscurity and retire with the kind of dignity Carpenter’s baby deserved […]

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Robocop 2 (1990)

Back in 1987, the BBFC had quite a movie on their hands.

Robocop was an ultra-violent affair of dripping flesh, hardcore drug abuse and attempted rape, which although extravagantly overblown was not as far from reality as its embellishments would have you believe. Most disconcerting was a scene in which the movie’s protagonist was systematically mutilated with a series of highly graphic shotgun blasts […]

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