Though he looks nothing like the real Bianchi, Howell's playing is on the nail, seemingly modeled on a whole series of B-picture
psychos, with a touch of John Waters exaggeration.
The director's triumph was to remould a tacky '50s B-picture
into a terrifying horror story of tragic dimensions.
Fabian Obispo's portentous music only accentuates the play's dated B-picture
Glorified remake of War Of The Worlds that takes its B-picture
premise and delivers an exhilarating succession of brilliantly- staged excitements.
The soul of this character, created more than a decade ago by John Epperson, seems to contain the unquiet ghosts of every B-picture
actress who ever graced the screen, as well as every broken-down nightclub performer who ever skulked around the lesser Vegas hotels in search of a comeback.
Some years, it seemed as if only B-picture
king Troma was upholding the showmanship mantle, passing out vials of Aroma du Troma to passers-by.
Able cast in a skilfully composed B-picture
, boosted by a silky Pino Donaggio score that adds a touch of Brian DePalma-like paranoia.
Pretty awful B-picture
from low budget specialists Butcher's.
So-so British B-picture
starring the usual suspects, including Liz Fraser, Kenneth Griffith and Peter Reynolds.
Independence Day is a glorified remake of War of the Worlds that takes its B-picture
premise and delivers an exhilarating succession of brilliantly staged excitements.
Debatable title for a dreary little B-picture
POSTMARK FOR DANGER (Channel 4, 1.35am - 3.05am) Robert Beatty investigates brother's death in B-picture
derived from a Francis Durbridge radio mystery.