01st Jul2015

‘Knock Knock’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas, Ignacia Allamand, Aaron Burns, Colleen Camp | Written by Eli Roth, Guillermo Amoedo, Nicolás López | Directed by Eli Roth There’s something very traditional about Eli Roth’s recent horror output, be it the score he utilises here in Knock Knock or the fact that his last few […]

30th Jun2015

‘Skin Trade’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, Michael Jai White  | Written by | Directed by Since his role in the blockbusting ensemble piece The Expendables, Dolph Lundgren has been somewhat of a tour-de-force in the world of direct-to-market action flicks. From straight forward action movies like Hard Rush and A Certain Justice, to more fantastical films such […]

30th Jun2015

‘Doctor Who: The 12th Doctor #8 – The Fractures Pt. 3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Robbie Morrison | Art by Brian Williamson | Published by Titan Comics Before getting into the actual review, can I say how refreshing it is that Titan Comics are making this series accessible, by having the first page devoted to a quick reminder of who the main players are, and a ‘Previously’ recap […]

29th Jun2015

‘Killer Mermaids’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Franco Nero, Kristina Klebe, Natalie Burn, Dragan Micanovic, Miodrag Krstovic, Slobodan Stefanovic, Sofija Rajovic, Zorana Kostic Obradovic, Jelena Rakocevic, Janko Cekic | Written by Marko Backovic, Barry Keating, Milan Konjevic | Directed by Milan Todorovic Serbian director Milan Todorovic, who helmed the direct-to-DVD Ken Foree starrer Apocalyse of the Dead (aka Zone of the […]

29th Jun2015

‘Charlie’s Farm’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Nathan Jones, Tara Reid, Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Allira Jaques, Genna Chanelle Hayes, Dean Kirkright, Madeleine Kennedy, Lindsay Edgecomb, Sam Coward, Trudi Ross, Justin Gerardin, Cameron Caulfield | Written and Directed by Chris Sun Sometimes, as a horror fan, you want to watch a movie that will scare you, sometimes one that will ask […]

28th Jun2015

‘It Follows’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Linda Boston, Ruby Harris, Bailey Spry, Debbie Williams | Written and Directed by David Robert Mitchell Horror is at its most affective when it takes real world situations and inserts the strange and unnatural into them.  When that subtle little oddity stands […]

28th Jun2015

‘Jupiter Ascending’ Blu-ray Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Tuppence Middleton, Douglas Booth | Written and Directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski   A rich science-fiction world, full of weird and colourful characters who still ring true despite having massive animal ears or wings, with well-defined politics, an ancient conflict and a lead couple who […]

26th Jun2015

‘ Starship Eros’ DVD Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

(1979, dir: Scott McHaley) “A probing of sensual space…” We are thrown in to the future. 1995 to be exact! We join the all female crew of the Feminist Regime Starship Eros headed by big haired Commander Venus, played by Lily Rogers (Indecent Exposure). Her crew consist of the cute and sex starved newcomer, Executive […]

26th Jun2015

‘Fast Cars Fast Women’ DVD Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

(1981, dir: Scott McHaley) “With Every Lap She Will Shift Your Gears!!!” Fast Cars Fast Women opens up with a cute little blonde named Kristy, played by Sylvia Benedict (The Bitch Goddess), getting pulled over by a cop. Even though she is more than willing to ‘cooperate’ with the officer, she still gets the ticket! No […]

24th Jun2015

‘Powder Burns’ DVD Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

NOTE: For the review of Powder Burns‘ Peekarama DVD double-bill feature, Little Sisters, check out this episode of Mondo Squallido…. (1971, dir: Alex deRenzy) “Outlaw Men – Wild Women” After a montage of the vastness of the desert (we’re nearly in Herzogian territory here!) we are thrown balls deep in to a small shoot out. […]

22nd Jun2015

‘Stonehearst Asylum’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kate Beckinsale, Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Brendan Gleeson, David Thewlis, Jason Flemyng, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Sinéad Cusack, Edmund Kingsley, Ciara Flynn, Christopher Fulford | Written by Joe Gangemi | Directed by Brad Anderson If you were told about a film based on an Edgar Allen Poe short story with stars including Kate Beckinsale, Michael Caine, […]

22nd Jun2015

‘The Happiness of the Katakuris’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida, Kiyoshirô Imawano, Tetsurô Tanba, Naoto Takenaka, Tamaki Miyazaki, Takashi Matsuzaki | Written by Ai Kennedy, Kikumi Yamagishi | Directed by Takashi Miike Being a Takashi Miike fan takes you down some strange roads.  Whether it is the extreme Ichi the Killer and Visitor Q, or the fun […]

21st Jun2015

‘Out of the Dark’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman, Stephen Rea, Alejandro Furth, Frank Cuervo, Pixie Davies, Vanesa Tamayo | Written by Alex & David Pastor, Javier Gullón | Directed by Lluís Quílez Two words for you. Killer kids. OK, make it three: killer ghost kids! Out of the Dark is the latest film from brothers Alex and David Pastor, the […]

21st Jun2015

‘Falcon Rising’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Neal McDonough, Michael Jai White, Laila Ali, Lateef Crowder, Hazuki Kato, Masashi Odate, Jazmín Caratini, Millie Ruperto, Daniel Cardona, Jimmy Navarro, Arzoris Perez | Written by Y.T. Parazi | Directed by Ernie Barbarash I am a huge fan of Michael Jai White. From his roles opposite Don “The Dragon” Wilson in Ring of Fire […]

21st Jun2015

‘Vice’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bruce Willis, Ambyr Childers, Thomas Jane, Bryan Greenberg, Johnathon Schaech, Charlotte Kirk, Brett Granstaff, Ryan O’Nan, David Gordon, Colin Egglesfield, Cameron Brexler, Jesse Pruett, Tyler Jon Olson, Don Harvey, Lydia Hull | Written by Andre Fabrizio, Jeremy Passmore | Directed by Brian A. Miller Take one part The Matrix, one part Surrogates and mix […]

21st Jun2015

‘Legendary’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, Yi Huang, Nathan Lee, James Lance, Lydia Leonard, Geng Le, Murray Clive Walker, Viktor Sobtchak, Tom Austen, David Thomas Jenkins, Li Shengye, Yang Caiyu, Paul Philip Clark, Ivan Kotik | Written by Andy Briggs | Directed by Eric Styles Take one 80s action star and one current kick-ass action movie […]

20th Jun2015

‘Fifty Shades of Grey: Unseen Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Luke Grimes, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Marcia Gay Harden, Max Martini, Callum Keith Rennie | Written by Kelly Marcel | Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson When “innocent” Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) finds herself interviewing handsome billionaire business man Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) an obvious attraction is shared and sparks fly.  […]

20th Jun2015

‘Can’t Come Out to Play’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Shannon, Samantha Morton, Peter Fonda, Natasha Calis, Charlie Tahan, Peter Fonda, Leslie Lyles | Written by Stephen Lancellotti | Directed by John McNaughton   John McNaughton, enfante-terrible of the BBFC thanks to his stunning 1986 debut feature Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, returns to genre film making after two decades away from horror […]

19th Jun2015

‘Blackhat’ Blu-ray Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Wei Tang, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany | Written by Morgan Davis Foehl | Directed by Michael Mann About an hour into my viewing of Blackhat I was struggling to remain conscious from boredom. About an hour later I was glued to my seat, my eyes and ears on full alert for whatever the film was going to throw […]

18th Jun2015

‘Milano Calibro 9′ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Gastone Moschin, Mario Adorf, Barbara Bouchet, Frank Wolff, Luigi Pistilli, Ivo Garrani, Philippe Leroy, Lionel Stander, Mario Novelli, Giuseppe Castellano, Salvatore Arico, Fernando Cerulli | Written and Directed by Fernando Di Leo One of the things I love about Arrow Video releases is the ability they give me to extend my exposure to movies that are harder […]

17th Jun2015

‘The Loft’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Rhona Mitra, Eric Stonestreet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Isabel Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Valerie Cruz, Kali Rocha, Elaine Cassidy, Margarita Levieva, Kristin Lehman, Robert Wisdom, Ric Reitz | Written by Bart De Pauw, Wesley Strick | Directed by Erik Van Looy I often question why movies are remade, especially those where it […]

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17th Jun2015

‘Age of Kill’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Martin Kemp, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Tony Denham, Phil Davis, Lucy Pinder, Donna Air, April Pearson, Dani Dyer, Bruce Payne, Patrick Bergin, Nick Moran, Chris Brazier, Anouska Mond | Written by Simon Cluett | Directed by Neil Jones When it comes to low-budget British movies one of the easiest to create seems to be the […]

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