16th May2014

‘Godzilla’ (2014) Review #2

by Ian Loring

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn | Written by Max Borenstein, Dave Callaham | Directed by Gareth Edwards After an enforced decade long break ordered by rights holder Toho, that most famous of Japanese pop culture landmarks Godzilla returns to the big screen with the aim of washing out the taste […]

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16th May2014

‘Godzilla’ (2014) Review #1

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn | Written by Max Borenstein, Dave Callaham | Directed by Gareth Edwards Godzilla is a movie that everyone has heard about, even if they have never seen it. There have been so many manifestations of Godzilla in cinema, from the […]

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15th May2014

‘Soldiers of Paint’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written and Directed by Michael DeChant, Doug Gritzmacher In one of the biggest paintball events ever staged, Soldiers of Paint follows D-day, an Oklahoma based paintball fight with 4000 participants. Fighting for glory, for fun and to remember the veterans of original event, this battle takes place across a 700-acre battlefield with participants utilising every […]

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15th May2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Review

by Joe Cronin

Stars: Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Ian McKellan, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Bingbing Fan, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage | Written by Simon Kinberg | Directed by Bryan Singer It was with trepidation that I approached the gigantic BFI IMAX screen for this week’s screening of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Since X-Men broke the mould of cheesy […]

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14th May2014

‘The Invoking’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Trin Miller, D’Angelo Midlili, Brandon Anthony, Carson Holden, Andi Norris, Rafael Siegel, Jacob Tommila, Josh Truax | Written by Jeremy Berg, Matt Medisch, John Portanova | Directed by Jeremy Berg If anything can really mess with your head it’s family.  In horror movies this is a trope used a lot, the return to the family home […]

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14th May2014

‘Vampire Academy’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Dominic Sherwood, Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Ashley Charles, Claire Foy, Joely Richardson, Dominique Tipper, Edward Holcroft | Written by Daniel Waters | Directed by Mark Waters Based on the series of novels by Richelle Mead and with a screenplay written by Daniel […]

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14th May2014

‘Don Jon’ – Chris’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Tony Danza, Julianne Moore, Brie Larson | Written and Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the actor, stars in this, a film by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the director. Don Jon, the directorial debut from, yes, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is a drama movie that centres around the character of Jon Martello, a New Jersey twenty-something with […]

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13th May2014

‘Bad Neighbours’ (aka Neighbors) Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, Brian Huskey, Ike Barinholtz, Carla Gallo, Halston Sage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jerrod Carmichael, Craig Roberts, Ali Cobrin, Kira Sternbach | Written by Andrew J. Cohen, Brendan O’Brien | Directed by Nicholas Stoller There are certain prominent names in today’s world of comedy that gained a substantial amount of fans […]

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13th May2014

‘Final Exam’ [1981] Blu-Ray Review (Scream Factory)

by Nathan Smith

Stars: Cecile Bagdadi, Joel S. Rice, Ralph Brown, DeAnna Robbins, Sherry Willis-Burch, John Fallon, Terry W. Farren, Timothy L. Raynor, Sam Kilman, Don Hepner, Mary Ellen Withers | Written and Directed by Jimmy Huston Because of the scrappy, can-do success of Friday the 13th, audiences in cinemas were hit with a deluge of slasher movies, […]

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12th May2014

‘The Beast Within’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, Don Gordon, R.G. Armstrong, Katherine Moffat, L.Q. Jones, Logan Ramsey, John Dennis Johnston, Ron Soble, Luke Askew, Meshach Taylor, Boyce Holleman | Written by Tom Holland | Directed by Philippe Mora The Beast Within is a strange movie, you spend a lot of the time thinking it’s a […]

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12th May2014

‘CSI: NY – Complete Season 9: The Final Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

They say that all good things must come to an end, when CSI: New York came to an end it may have been a good series, but felt somewhat like the lonely third sibling compared to Las Vegas and Miami.  This isn’t to say that CSI: NY was a bad show, but with the release […]

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12th May2014

‘Frank’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Michael Fassbender, Domnhall Gleeson, Scoot Mcnairy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tess Harper, Hayley Derryberry, Mark Huberman | Written by Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan | Directed by Lenny Abrahamson Frank, the latest film from the supremely promising Lenny Abrahamson, is perhaps one of the most passive-aggressive films ever made. A film which brings people in with the promise of […]

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11th May2014

‘Murderdrome’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kat Anderson, Daisy Masterman, Amber Sajben, Rachael Blackwood, Jake Brown, Demonique Deluxe, Anthony Cincotta, Pepper Minx, Louise Monnington, Mary Poppinskulls, Dayna Seville | Written by Daniel Armstrong, Louise Monnington, Trent Schwarz | Directed by Daniel Armstrong It’s hard to believe that Australia once had a reputation for producing some top-notch exploitation flicks. In recent […]

11th May2014

‘Scarecrow’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Robin Dunne, Lacey Chabert, Richard Harmon, Brittney Wilson, Nicole Muñoz, Kevin O’Grady, Julia Maxwell, Reilly Dolman, Iain Belcher, Jerry Wasserman, Lanie McAuley | Written by Rick Suvalle | Directed by Sheldon Wilson I’ll admit I have a soft spot for the scarecrow film. Ever since I was terrified by a TV screening of Dark […]

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11th May2014

’13 Eerie’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Katherine Isabelle, Michael Shanks, Brendan Fehr, Brendan Fletcher, Jesse Moss, Nick Moran, Kristie Patterson, Michael Eisner, Lyndon Bray | Written by Christian Piers Betley | Directed by Lowell Dean Every now and again I’ll scour the shelves of my local supermarket looking for an interesting straight to DVD release that might catch my eye. Usually […]

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11th May2014

‘The Attic’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Raleigh Holmes, Lori Laughlin, Jonathan Silverman, Sterling Beaumon, Steven Weber, Paul James | Written by Josh Stolberg, Nick Taravella | Directed by Josh Stolberg Writer Josh Stolberg, who penned Alexander Aja’s Piranha 3D and the Dane Cook vehicle Good Luck Chuck, turns his hand to both writing and directing with his take of the […]

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11th May2014

‘The Forgotten’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ron Berryessa, Sam Dalton, Olivia Bishop, David Eby, Luke Hatmaker, Nomalanga Eniafe, Jesse Warrick, Annie Thurman, Phil Perry | Written and Directed by Steven Berryessa Three years have passed since war destroyed the world. Civilization has fallen into anarchy and tribalism. In the shattered remains of the Southern United States, an old evil has […]

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10th May2014

‘Birth of the Living Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team – from Pittsburgh policeman, iron workers, housewives and a roller rink owner – to create a low budget horror film that would revolutionise the industry, and spawn a new flesh eating monster that endures to this day…that film was Night of […]

10th May2014

‘In Security’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Gladis, Ethan Embry, Clea DuVall, Cary Elwes, Adam Arkin, Ving Rhames, Ed Begley Jr., Vinnie Jones | Written by Craig Hildebrand | Directed by Adam and Evan Beamer Given we’re in the information age, with movies being promoted to death online each and every minute of the day, it’s rare that a film comes […]

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09th May2014

‘Curse of the Dragon Slayer’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Richard McWilliams, Danielle Chuchran, Paul D. Hunt, James C. Morris, Eve Mauro, Danny James, Kyle Paul, James Gaisford, Bailee MyKell Cowperthwaite, Nichelle Aiden, Clare Niederpruem, Adam Abram | Written by Jason Faller, Kynan Griffin | Directed by John Lyde Three heroes are on a quest to thwart a group of Orc Cultists, known as the Shadow Cabal, […]

09th May2014

‘Bad Milo’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs, Patrick Warburton, Mary Kay Place, Claudia Choi, Toby Huss, Peter Stormare, Kumail Nanjiani, Steve Zissis | Written by Jacob Vaughan, Benjamin Hayes | Directed by Jacob Vaughan This bizarre little creature feature was released in 2013 in the States and was directed by Jacob Vaughan (The Cassidy Kids). I was drawn to […]

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09th May2014

‘The Double’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Noah Taylor, Chris O’Dowd, Wallace Shawn, James Fox, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine, Cathy Moriarty | Written by Richard Ayoade, Avi Korine | Directed by Richard Ayoade In only two films Richard Ayoade has proven to be one of the most talented young minds in the world of cinema today. With his first film Submarine he provided […]

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