18th May2014

‘Theatre of Blood’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Vincent Price, Ian Hendry, Arthur Lowe, Michael Hordern, Eric Sykes, Diana Rigg | Written by Anthony Greville-Bell | Directed by Douglas Hickox For fans of classic horror the thought of being able to see Theatre of Blood on Blu-ray is special enough, but add to that it’s being given the Arrow Video treatment and the beautiful […]

17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ‘Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Glenn Maynard, Kyrie Capri, Aston Elliot, Louise Bremner, Benjamin Grant Mitchell, Kristen Condon, Richard Sutherland, Lucinda Cowden | Written by Addison Heath | Directed by Stuart Simpson Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Stuart Simpson’s Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla is a strange but welcome kind of cathartic character study. Warren (Glenn Maynard) is an ice cream […]

Off
17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ’13 Sins’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Marc Webber, Devon Graye, Tom Bower, Rutina Wesley, Ron Perlman, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Clyde Jones, Deneen Tyler, Ritchie Montgomery, Brylee Kate Woodard, Sabrina Gennarino | Written by Daniel Stamm, David Birke | Directed by Daniel Stamm Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Daniel Stamm’s 13 Sins, a remake of Thai film 13: Game of Death, […]

Off
17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ‘Oculus’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackoff, Rory Cochrane | Written by Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard | Directed by Mike Flanagan Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse If you’re a horror fan, chances are you’ve come to peace with the fact your viewing career will be a long and arduous journey punctuated with few notable ventures. Luckily, […]

Off
17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ‘Killer Legends’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Joshua Zeman, Rachel Mills | Written and Directed by Joshua Zeman Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse In 2010 Joshua Zeman’s Cropsey investigated the point where folklore and real life merge. Killer Legends builds on Zeman’s fascination with the true-crime origins of urban legends, exploring how such tales are manufactured and perpetuated. From the […]

Off
16th May2014

‘Lucky Bastard’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Don McManus, Jay Paulson, Betsy Rue, Chris Wylde, Catherine Annette, Lee Kholafai, Lanny Joon, Clint Brink, Deborah Zoe | Written by Robert Nathan, Lukas Kendall | Directed by Robert Nathan When I read the story line for Lucky Bastard I couldn’t help but remember the scene in Boogie Nights in the limo with Roller Girl (Heather Graham) being […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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, […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Off
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 […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Off
Pages:«1...78910111213...41»