20th Feb2017

‘What We Become’ DVD Review

by John Squires

Stars: Mille Dinesen, Marie Hammer Boda, Ole Dupont, Troels Lyby, Mikael Birkkjær, Benjamin Engell, Therese Damsgaard, Ella Solgaard, Rita Angela, Diana Axelsen | Written and Directed by Bo Mikkelsen The best zombie movies – and TV shows, in the case of The Walking Dead – understand that the most interesting thing about the arrival of flesh-eaters isn’t […]

19th Feb2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘War of the Arrows’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Hae-il Park, Seung-yong Ryoo, Chae-won Moon, Mu-Yeol Kim, Han-wi Lee | Written and Directed by Han-min Kim In action films so often it’s all about the gun or the fist, archery has taken the back seat as an inferior way of combat. There has been a slight change lately of course with The Hunger […]

17th Feb2017

‘Moontrap: Target Earth’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charles Shaughnessy, Sarah Butler, Damon Dayoub, Cara AnnMarie, Niki Spiridakos, Jennifer Kincer, Steven Dutton, Chris Newman | Written by Robert Dyke, Tex Ragsdale | Directed by Robert Dyke OK, I’ll admit it. I have a soft spot for Robert Dyke’s 1989 sci-fi horror Moontrap. I have ever since the weekend I rented it and […]

17th Feb2017

‘We Go On’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Joel Harley

Stars: Clark Freeman, Annette O’ Toole, John Glover, David Bickford, Justin Carpenter, Jay Dunn, Edwin Garcia II, Laura Heisler, Terry Kaye, Logan Kishi, Peter Lucas | Written and Directed by Jesse Holland, Andy Mitton Phobia-ridden and driven by a sense of existential dread (and also, literally, his mother, in her car) a man places an […]

16th Feb2017

‘Peelers’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Wren Walker, Caz Odin Darko, Madison J. Loos, Cameron Dent, Al Dales, Momona Komagata, Kirsty Peters, Nikki Wallin, Victoria Gomez, Rafael Mateo, David Torres, Edwin Perez, Andrea Rosolia, Manny Jacinto, Emma Docker | Written by Lisa DeVita | Directed by Seve Schlenz Last night I watched a movie that was so rotten, that not only was […]

16th Feb2017

‘Eloise’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Chace Crawford, Robert Patrick, Eliza Dushku, Nicole Forester, P.J. Byrne, Brandon T. Jackson | Written by Christopher Borrelli | Directed by Robert Legato We seem to be in the middle of a spate of hospital-based horror at the moment, with both this film, Eloise, and the retitled The Hospital (aka The Linda Vista Project), […]

15th Feb2017

‘Ghosts of Darkness’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Koltes, Paul Flannery, Steve Weston, Lisa Livingstone, Lisa Cameron, Morgan Faith Keith, Cameron Mowat | Written and Directed by David Ryan Keith Two paranormal investigators are unexpectedly thrown together in the hope of solving a 100-year mystery. Locked for three nights in a house with a dark and unsettling past, the two investigators […]

15th Feb2017

Monster-Movie Mayhem: ‘Lockjaw’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: DMX, Wes Brown, Louis Herthum, Lauren Fain | Written by Evan Scott | Directed by Amir Valinia A voodoo curse, thought buried in the mists of time, reignites the fanged horror of the infamous Kulev Serpent – the gargantuan Lockjaw. When his wife is killed in a devastating accident by delinquent holiday-makers, distraught Alan […]

15th Feb2017

‘Deserted’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mischa Barton, Jackson Davis, Winter Ave Zoli, Trent Ford, Dana Rosendorff, Michael Milford, Kelly Brannigan, Tyler Sellers, Jake Busey, Sebastian Bach, Gerry Bednob, Lance Henriksen | Written and Directed by Ashley Avis When twenty-four-year old Jae (Barton) is released from prison for killing her mother, she returns home to small-town Ridgecrest, California. It’s the last […]

15th Feb2017

‘The Founder’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, Patrick Wilson | Written by Robert D. Siegel | Directed by John Lee Hancock Is there a more American director working in film than John Lee Hancock? He’s covered the Alamo; yanked Republican heartstrings in The […]

14th Feb2017

‘Cross Wars’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brian Austin Green, Danny Trejo, Vinnie Jones, C. Thomas Howell, Michael Clarke Duncan, Patrick Durham, Tom Sizemore, Lori Heuring, Tim Abell, André Gordon | Written and Directed by Patrick Durham It’s hard to believe that 2011 superhero movie Cross made enough money, or had enough of a fanbase to warrant a sequel, but here […]

14th Feb2017

‘Hidden Figures’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell | Written by Theodore Melfi, Allison Schroeder | Directed by Theodore Melfi 1961. Yuri Gagarin is about to leave Earth, and Alan Shepherd is not far behind. The USA is desperate to beat the Russians […]

13th Feb2017

‘Tower of London’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Vincent Price, Michael Pate, Joan Freeman, Robert Brown, Bruce Gordon, Joan Camden, Richard Hale, Sandra Knight, Charles Macaulay, Justice WatsonSarah Selby, Donald Losby | Written by Leo Gordon, F. Amos Powell | Directed by Roger Corman When you get Roger Corman and Vince Price together you tend to get a stylised horror film that […]

13th Feb2017

‘Supernatural Forces’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Graham Skipper, Lauren Ashley Carter, John Speredakos, Larry Fessenden, Noah Segan, Matt Mercer, Michael A. LoCicero, Jeremy Gardner, Patrick M. Walsh, Brian Morvant, Josh Ethier, Susan T. Travers | Written and Directed by Joe Begos Back in 2014 first-time director Joe Begos exploded on the horror scene with Almost Human, an alien abduction movie […]

12th Feb2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘Ip Man 2′ Review

by Guest

Stars: Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi, Huang Xiaming | Action direction by Sammo Hung | Directed by Wilson Yip Review by Baron Fortnightly Ip Man 2, from Cine Asia, is a semi-biographical martial arts film loosely based on the life of Wing Chun grandmaster, Ip Man. The film was directed by Wilson Yip and […]

12th Feb2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘Raging Phoenix’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jija Yanin, David Bueno, Marc Nghi Hoang | Written by Sompope Vejchapipat | Directed by Rashane Limtrakul Deu, a rock and roll drummer abandoned by her family and recently sacked from her band, finds herself being pursued by a gang of kidnappers. She is rescued from their clutches by Sanim, a master of an […]

10th Feb2017

‘Rings’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D’Onofrio, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan, Chuck David Willis, Patrick R. Walker, Zach Roerig. Laura Wiggins, Lizzie Brocheré, Randall Taylor | Written by David Loucks, Jacob Estes, Akiva Goldsman | Directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez First you watch it, then you die. Except in this case, […]

10th Feb2017

‘Havenhurst’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Julie Benz, Danielle Harris, Fionnula Flannagan, Belle Shouse, Josh Stamberg, Toby Huss, Jennifer Blanc, Matt Lasky, Douglas Tait | Written by Andrew C. Erin, Daniel Farrands | Directed by Andrew C. Erin Jackie (Benz), a troubled young woman struggling with addiction, is released from rehab and given a second chance with a new job […]

10th Feb2017

‘Mildred Pierce’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Ann Blyth, Bruce Bennett, Butterfly McQueen | Written by Ranald MacDougall, Catherine Turney | Directed by Michael Curtiz The shadow of Casablanca will always loom over Michael Curtiz’s bumper filmography, but time has been nearly as kind to Mildred Pierce, an adaptation of James M. Cain’s 1941 novel. A Joan […]

09th Feb2017

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Jenny Slate, Jason Mantzoukas, Conan O’Brien, Doug Benson, Billy Dee Williams, Zoë Kravitz, Kate Micucci, Eddie Izzard | Written by Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern, John Whittington | Directed by Chris McKay The Age of Animation rolls on, and we’re in a pretty […]

09th Feb2017

‘The Doll’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Debbie Rochon, Christian James, John Kap, Jason Vail, Suzie Haines, Elizabeth Mears, Patrick G. Keenan, Kirsten Ray, Leah Wiseman, Nick Alexander, Mary Tabor | Written and Directed by Tommy Faircloth Ahhhh, the early days of DVD. When anything and everything was released to capitalise on the burgeoning desire for people to buy discs but […]

08th Feb2017

‘Blind Sun’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Joel Harley

Stars: Ziad Bakri, Mimi Denissi, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Yannis Stankoglou, Laurène Brun, Gwendoline Hamon, Yiorgos Gallos, Theodoros Kandiliotis, Andreas Marianos, Sarah Krebs | Written and Directed by Joyce A. Nashawati In the sun-scorched Greece of the near future, immigrant Ashraf house-sits a fancy villa (plus cat) while its rich owners are away. After a testy […]

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