Hidden Gems

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Hidden Gems: The Final Girls

Say hello to the latest addition to our Hidden Gems club,  The Final Girls.

Hidden Gems: The Barkley Marathons -The Race That Eats Its Young

A tiny town in Tennessee is the most unlikely of places you would expect to find the hardest trail race in the world

Hidden Gems: Manborg (2011)

Whilst on this journey of collecting Hidden Gems sometimes you need a little help to point you in the direction and that exactly what I got from friend of The Snooty Ushers, Phil Grenyer.  In a time of need where my potential Hidden Gem watches were waning a true hero appeared to me and offered … Continue reading

Hidden Gems: Nina Forever

The film industry is becoming more and more congested with films every year, from independent productions to big budget bonanzas, we are usually subjected to a litany of crap or middling releases. But we are forever determined to hunt out the diamonds in the rough, to find a film that flew under the radar but … Continue reading

Hidden Gems: Cop Car (2015)

Kevin Bacon + Mustache = Hidden Gem Continue reading

Hidden Gems: Bone Tomahawk (2015)

This isn’t your average western… Continue reading

Hidden Gems: Creep (2014)

Now, I don’t normally look for recommendations, especially with horror films, but seeing as this was championed by not 1 but 2 of The Snooty Ushers, I felt comfortable giving it a go.  (Dan wrote about it in his Negotiating Netflix column check it our here). I often find the horror genre to be the most cliched, … Continue reading

Hidden Gems: Coherence (2013)

For the next chapter in our Hidden Gem series, I have gone for Coherence (James Ward Byrkit, 2013) Much like in my previous review of The Mind’s Eye (Joe Begos, 2015), Coherence feels very similar in that it’s low budget, highly influenced by films in its genre and sticks to what it knows. I find … Continue reading

Hidden Gems: The Mind’s Eye

This is the first in a series of films which maybe aren’t particularly well known, haven’t quite made it into the mainstream and films your are unlikely to see at your local multiplex.  The Snooty Usher’s are here to make sure you don’t miss anything.  So here is the first of our hidden gems.