03rd Jun2015

‘The Encounter’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Clint James, Owen Conway, Megan Drust, Eliza Kiss, Paulina Vallin, Louie Iaccarino, Dan Higgins, Monica Engesser, Pat Kaye, Chad T. Krolczyk | Written and Directed by Robert Conway When Collin Bastrow is found in the forest, alone and afraid, he has a shocking story to tell. As he struggles to recount the events of […]

Off
02nd Jun2015

‘Backtrack’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Mark Drake, Sophie Barker, Rosie Akerman, Miles Jovian, Callie Moore, Julian Glover | Written by Mick Sands | Directed by Tom Sands Ralph is a 26-year-old regional journalist who’s been having recurring nightmares in German. To help him understand his troubling dreams, his friend Claudia, a 22-year-old hippie, uses her undeveloped psychic powers to […]

Off
22nd May2015

‘Harlock: Space Pirate’ VOD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Yû Aoi, Jessica Boone, Ayano Fukuda, Arata Furuta, Adam Gibbs, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, David Matranga, Haruma Miura, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Rob Mungle, Emily Neves, Shun Oguri, Chikao Ohtsuka, Maaya Sakamoto, Miyuki Sawashiro | Written by Harutoshi Fukui, Kiyoto Takeuchi | Directed by Shinji Aramaki 2977: Forced to flee a ravaged Earth, humans have now depleted the […]

Off
12th May2015

‘Automata’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Dylan McDermott, Melanie Griffith, Robert Forster, Tim McInnerny, Andy Nyman, David Ryall, Javier Bardem, Andrew Tiernan, Lyubomir Neikov, Krasimir Kutsurapov, Geraldine Somerville | Written by Gabe Ibáñez, Igor Legarreta, Javier Sánchez Donate | Directed by Gabe Ibáñez Thirty years in the future, mankind struggles to survive as the environment […]

Off
10th May2015

‘Bad Land: Road to Fury’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning, Robert Hobbs, David Butler, Aimee Mullins, Christy Pankhurst, Alex McGregor, David Clatworthy, Liah O’Prey, Carel Nel, Andy McPhee | Written by and Directed by Jake Paltrow In a post-apocalyptic eternal drought, people kill for water. Where it is scarce and desperately needed, a farmer, Earnest Holm, […]

Off
09th May2015

‘Northmen’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Ed Skrein, Ryan Kwanten, James Norton, Tom Hopper, Charlie Murphy, Leo Gregory, Ken Duken, Anatole Taubman, Johan Hegg, Danny Keogh, Nic Rasenti, Darrell D’Silva, Joe Vaz, Richard Lothian, Daniel Janks | Written by Bastian Zach, Matthias Bauer | Directed by Claudio Fäh Washed up on an unknown shore after being caught in a storm, […]

Off
08th May2015

‘World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Philip Barantini, Kacey Barnfield, Robert Bladen, Kyle Frank, Marco Gambino, Wendy Glenn, Ovidiu Lapusneanu, Davide Manganelli, Ray Panthaki, Ben Shafik, Eva Solveig | Written and Directed by Freddie Hutton-Mills, Bart Ruspoli The Battle of the Somme marked one of the bloodiest battles in human history wounding and killing over 1,000,000 German and Allied soldiers. […]

Off
06th May2015

‘The Asylum’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Stephen Lang, Brett Dier, Brittany Curran, Kevin Chapman, Gage Golightly, Kelly Blatz, Jenny Shakeshaft, Meredith Prunty, Ashley Tramonte, Nick Nicotera, Jeff Gum, Adam Teper, Keith Arem, Aaron Dorsey, Karina Junker | Written by Marcus Nispel, Kirsten Elms | Directed by Marcus Nispel During a party in an abandoned asylum, teenagers perform an occult ritual […]

Off
27th Mar2015

‘Electric Slide’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Patricia Arquette, Chloë Sevigny, Constance Wu, Isabel Lucas, Jim Sturgess, Cortney Palm, Vinessa Shaw, Christopher LambertWill McCormack, James Ransone | Written and Directed by Tristan Patterson 1983 Los Angeles is full of beautiful girls, luxurious mansions, and glamorous parties. Eddie Dodson (Jim Sturgess), a hip and charismatic dealer of antique furniture for the rich […]

Off
27th Mar2015

‘Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife’ VOD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Donald Faison, Amy Acker, Ava Carpinello, James Carpinello, Dagmara Dominczyk, Marika Dominczyk, Veronika Dominczyk, Scott Foley, Greg Grunberg, Patrick Wilson, Nicolette Sheridan | Written and Directed by Scott Foley Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, […]

Off
26th Mar2015

‘The Michael Moorcock Library – Volume 1: Elric Of Melnibone’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Roy Thomas | Art by P. Craig Russell, Michael T. Gilbert | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 176pp Collecting the first volume of the classic adaptation of Michael Moorcock’s bestselling fantasy saga, Elric of Melniboné marks the perfect introduction to the series’ iconic antihero, his fabled blade, Stormbringer, and his harrowing […]

Off
25th Mar2015

‘Robot Overlords’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Ben Kingsley, Callan McAuliffe, Geraldine James, Steven Mackintosh, Tamer Hassan, Milo Parker, Ella Hunt, Michael Stuart, Roy Hudd, Craig Garner | Written by Jon Wright, Mark Stay | Directed by Jon Wright The Earth has been taken over but Robot Overlords and all humans are confined to their houses, risking incineration by […]

Off
21st Mar2015

‘Masked: Vol. 1 – Anomalies’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Serge Lehman | Art by Stephane Crety | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 48pp A not-too-distant future… A solider returns home, having discovered that his peacekeeping mission was anything but… Ravaged psychologically by war, his homecoming is as strange and terrifying as any war. The once familiar sites of his city […]

Off
21st Mar2015

‘Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1′ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Cavan Scott | Art by Blair Shedd | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Leaving World War II behind, The Ninth Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack discover that Time Lord technology, lost in the wake of the Time War, is being sold on the intergalactic black market! Now the threat of […]

12th Mar2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Sally of the Wasteland’

by Richard Axtell

Written by Victor Gischler | Art by Tazio Bettin | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 128pp Southern Lousiana, 82 years after the Fall. The apocalypse has come and gone, leaving behind a withered ravaged landscape of wreckage and mutant crawfish. Still, you gotta laugh, and Sally does, often using her beloved shotgun, Bertha, as the […]

Off
10th Mar2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Norman Vol.1′

by Richard Axtell

Written by Stan Silas | Translastion by Ivanka Hahnenberger | Art by Stan Silas | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 64pp Norman is eight years old. He also likes to kill people. Trying to follow in the footsteps of one of his heroes, Jason Voorhees, Norman likes to lure his classmates away from school and kill […]

Off
06th Mar2015

‘Doctor Who: 11th Doctor Vol. 1 – After Life’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Al Ewing, Rob Williams | Art by Simon Fraser, Boo Cook | Colorists: Gary Caldwell, Hi-Fi | Published by Titan Comics | Format: HC, 128pp With a force of personality capable of bending time itself and all the energy of a star’s exploding heart, the Doctor blasts into the hollow, tragic life of […]

06th Mar2015

‘Doctor Who: 10th Doctor Vol. 1 – Revolutions Of Terror’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Nick Abadzis | Art by Elena Casagrande | Colorist: Arianna Florean | Published by Titan Comics | Format: HC, 128pp Two strangers: the Doctor, charming, eccentric Time Lord with a past dark and heavy as a black hole; Gabriella Gonzalez waitress and wannabe artist with a future dragging her down like lead chains. […]

22nd Feb2015

‘Are You Here’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler, Jay Gates, Jason Davis, Melissa Rauch, Melanie Ratcliff, Naomi Lavette, Lauren Lapkus, Alana De La Garza, Greg Cromer, Paul Schulze, Matt Cornwell, Bridget Gethins | Written and Directed by Matthew Weiner Ben is likes to spend his days on a couch with his childish best friend Steve smoking […]

Off
20th Feb2015

‘Date and Switch’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Nicholas Braun, Hunter Cope, Dakota Johnson, Quinn Lord, Nick Offerman, Gary Cole, Megan Mullally, Darien Provost, Dustin Ybarra, Sarah Hyland, Larry Wilmore | Written by Alan Yang | Directed by Chris Nelson When best friends Michael and Matty make a pact to lose their virginity before prom, a spanner is thrown in the works […]

Off
18th Feb2015

‘Maps to the Stars’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Evan Bird, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, Kiara Glasco, Dawn Greenhalgh, Jonathan Watton, Jennifer Gibson, Gord Rand, Justin Kelly, Niamh Wilson, Clara Pasieka | Written by Bruce Wagner | Directed by David Cronenberg Maps to the Stars is a film which explores the effect of our celebrity-obsessed […]

Off
15th Feb2015

‘Sirius’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Narrated by Thomas Jane | Featuring: Dr Steven Greer, Jack Auman, Dr Jan Bravo, Professor Robert Jacobs | Directed by Amardeep Kaleka Sirius is a feature length documentary that follows Dr. Steven Greer – an emergency room doctor turned UFO researcher – as he struggles to disclose top secret information about classified energy & propulsion […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Off