11th Apr2015

‘Zombie Resurrection’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric Colvin, Jim Sweeney, Danny Brown, Simon Burbage, Jade Colucci, Joe Rainbow, Rachel Nottingham, Shamiso Mushambi, Georgia Winters, Rupert Phelps | Written and Directed by Jake Hawkins, Andy Phelps Opening with a fantastic animated title sequence which explains the basic plot – soldiers return home from war infected with zombie-like symptoms which quickly spreads […]

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11th Apr2015

‘A Haunting at Silver Falls’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Alix Elizabeth Gitter, Erick Avari, Steve Bacic, James C. Burns, James Cavlo, Tadhg Kelly, James Ralph, Tara Westwood, Jade Ramsey, Nikita Ramsey | Written by Cam Cannon, Rachel Long, Brian Pittman | Directed by Brett Donowho Recently orphaned teen Jordan is sent to live with her aunt and uncle in the small town of […]

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11th Apr2015

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stuart Rutherford, Ben Fransham, Jackie van Beek, Elena Stejko, Jason Hoyte, Karen O’Leary, Mike Minogue, Chelsie Preston Crayford, Ian Harcourt, Ethel Robinson, Brad Harding | Written and Directed by Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi Love it or hate it Twilight did a lot of damage for the […]

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09th Apr2015

‘By the Gun’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tully Banta-Cain, Ben Barnes, Paul Ben-Victor, William Bloomfield, Bonnie Belle Skinner, Ritchie Coster, Damien Di Paola, Armen Garo, Jay Giannone, Toby Jones, Harvey Keitel, Leighton Meester | Written by Emilio Mauro | Directed by James Mottern You know, Martin Scorsese has a lot to answer for. Years after the likes of Mean Streets, Goodfellas […]

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09th Apr2015

‘The Signal’ DVD Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp, Jeffrey Grover, Lin Shaye, Robert Longstreet | Written by Carlyle Eubank, William Eubank, David Frigerio | Directed by William Eubank Nothing to do with the no-budget semi-zombie horror film of the same name, frequently found populating the shelves of Poundland and cheapo DVD outlets everywhere; The […]

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09th Apr2015

‘The Culling’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Jeremy Sumpter, Elizabeth Di Prinzio, Brett Davern, Chris Coy, Linsey Godfrey, Virginia Williams, Johnathon Schaech, Harley Graham, Jennifer Bowman | Written and Directed by Rustam Branaman After finding a little girl lost, a gang of college students on an extra-curricular roadtrip travel to the spooky old farmhouse near where she lives. After a friendly […]

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08th Apr2015

‘Massacre Gun’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jô Shishido, Tatsuya Fuji, Jirô Okazaki, Ryôji Hayama, Takashi Kanda, Hideaki Nitani, Ken Sanders, Tamaki Sawa | Written by Yasuharu Hasebe, Ryûzô Nakanishi | Directed by Yasuharu Hasebe Gangster movies have always been popular, especially with the likes of The Godfather Trilogy and Goodfellas almost defining what we see as masterpieces of the genre.  When we look to […]

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07th Apr2015

‘Champagne for Breakfast’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Leslie Bovee (Maraschino Cherry) stars as Champagne, a young, attractive and majorly successful advertising executive and vice president of her fathers cosmetic company. She’s on the search for a new chauffeur. Thankfully, she may be in luck. Enter Harry ((he’ll be doing that a lot), a simple everyday Joe, played by John Leslie (Dracula Sucks). […]

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07th Apr2015

‘The Samurai’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michel Diercks, Pit Bukowski, Uwe Preuss, Kaja Blachnik, Christopher Kane | Written and Directed by Till Kleinert The Samurai is the latest horror film to come out of Germany, and unlike it’s splatter brethren to which I am more accustomed, this is less of a typical plot-led story and more a fantastical, metaphorical fairytale that […]

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06th Apr2015

‘Behind Closed Doors’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Sophia Bairley,  Chloe Grace Moretz, Selma Blair, Bokeem Woodbine | Written and Directed by Lori Petty When actors make it big and they are winning awards, we tend to forget just how much hard work it took to get them where they are today.  Jennifer Lawrence is a household name, often hailed as one of […]

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03rd Apr2015

‘The Treatment’ Review

by Stuart Wright

Stars: Geert Van Rampelberg, Ina Geerts, Johan van Assche, Laura Verlinden, Dominique Van Malder, Roel Swanenberg, Kyan Steverlynck, Ingrid De Vos, Michael Vergauwen, Circé Lethem, Brit Van Hoof, Tibo Vandenborre, Stan Puynen, Roy Aernouts, Jan Hammenecker | Written by Carl Joos | Directed by Hans Herbots Detective Inspector Nick Cafmeyer (Geert Van Rampelberg) is an […]

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03rd Apr2015

‘The Device’ DVD Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Angela DiMarco, David S. Hogan, Kate Alden, Gabriel Congdon, Lorraine Montez, Ben Andrews, Russell Hodgkinson, Morgen Johnson | Written by Jeremy Berg, John Portanova | Directed by Jeremy Berg Two estranged siblings, one significant other, a dead mother’s ashes and a cabin (yes, in the woods); what’s old is new again in this classy […]

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02nd Apr2015

‘Giallo Double Feature’ Blu-ray Review (Illusions UNLTD / Ascot Elite)

by Mondo Squallido

DIE FALLE (La morte ha fatto l’uovo a.k.a Death Laid an Egg, A Curious Way to Love & Plucked)
 1968, dir: Giulio Questi

 Jean-Louis Trintignant (The Great Silence) stars as Marco, a wealthy man who runs a high-tech chicken farm (living the dream right there!) with his wife Anna, played by Gina Lollabrigadia (Beat the […]

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01st Apr2015

‘Diamond Heist’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Michael Madsen, Vinnie Jones, Jamelia, Tamer Hassan, Simon Szabó, Nikolett Barabas, Mark Phelan | Story by Csaba Pindroch & Zoltan Furedi | Screenplay by Ivo Marloh, Dénes Orosz, Róbert Koltai | Directed by Róbert Koltai, Éva Gárdos I’m not sure which title is worse: Diamond Heist, the name of the film I was tasked with reviewing; or Magic Boys, the name given to the streamed movie I […]

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31st Mar2015

‘Fast and Furious 7′ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson,  Jason Statham, Kurt Russell, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Lucas Black, Nathalie Emmanuel, Gal Gadot | Written by Chris Morgan | Directed by James Wan Not many film series make it to seven parts. Heck, even Star Wars, which is like the most popular thing ever, […]

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31st Mar2015

‘Avengers Grimm’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Casper Van Dien, Lauren Parkinson, Lou Ferrigno, Milynn Sarley, Marah Fairclough, Rileah Vanderbilt, Elizabeth Peterson, Kimo Leopoldo, Henry Foster Brown, Jonathan Medina, Daniel Nemes | Written and Directed by Jeremy M. Inman Sometimes you see a trailer for a movie and know it’s perfect for you… that was Avengers Grimm for me. So much […]

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30th Mar2015

‘Wolves’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lucas Till, Stephen McHattie, John Pyper-Ferguson, Merritt Patterson, Jason Momoa, Janet-Laine Green, Melanie Scrofano, Adam Butcher, Philip Maurice Hayes, Miriam McDonald | Written and Directed by David Hayter I, like many horror fans, know that the werewolf movie is the hardest of all the horror sub-genres to get right. For every American Werewolf in […]

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30th Mar2015

‘Sweet Smell of Success’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner, Jeff Donnell, Sam Levene, Joe Frisco, Barbara Nichols, Emile Meyer, Edith Atwater | Written by Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman | Directed by Alexander Mackendrick When it comes to Arrow and the releases they output I’ll always be a fan of the Arrow Video line because of […]

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29th Mar2015

‘Night Train Murders’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Irene Miracle, Laura D’Angelo, Flavio Bucci, Gianfranco De Grassi, Macha Méril, Enrico Maria Salerno, Marina Berti, Franco Fabrizi | Written by Roberto Infascelli, Renato Izzo, Aldo Lado, Ettore Sanzò | Directed by Aldo Lado With some of the recent releases from 88 Films they’ve delved into the Video Nasty vaults and picked out a chosen few for Blu-ray releases.  […]

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27th Mar2015

‘Applecart’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dave Parker, Haley Jay Madison, Alison Egan, Erin R. Ryan, Joni Durian, Josh Miller, Brandon Salkil | Written and Directed by Dustin Mills If there’s one thing you can say about director Dustin Mills, it’s that he never ceases to surprise… From the puppet-based terrors of Easter Casket, Puppet Monster Massacre and Snuffet, to the […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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