10th Aug2015

‘The Flying Acquaintances’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

(1973, dir: Robert Steiner) “How do the flying acquaintances find fun? We’ll show you how!”

 After being treated to the wonderful sights of 42nd Street, we meet Max (Jamie Gillis, Waterpower), a suave bank teller and his nubile friend Sylvie (Susan Curtis, Airplane) have a little of simulated fun, until some pesky aviation related stock […]

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10th Aug2015

‘Robot Overlords’ Blu-ray Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Ben Kingsley, Callan McAuliffe, Geraldine James, Steven Mackintosh, Tamer Hassan, Milo Parker, Ella Hunt, Michael Stuart, Roy Hudd, Craig Garner | Written by Jon Wright, Mark Stay | Directed by Jon Wright The Earth has been taken over but Robot Overlords and all humans are confined to their houses, risking incineration by […]

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10th Aug2015

‘True Detective 2×08: Omega Stations’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“I didn’t even wear a suit until I was thirty-eight.” Goodbye, Frank. Your last pre-stabbing line was as intensely confusing as nearly everything else that came out of your mouth all season. For all that Omega Station begins with a promising morning after in which Ray and Ani (their morning clean-up and pillow talk smartly […]

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09th Aug2015

‘Anticipation / Flesh Pond’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

ANTICIPATION (1981, dir: Carlos Tobalina) “Beyond Temptation…” Joyce (Sheila Parks, Casanova II) and Jerry (Jesse Adams, Deep Rub) are newlyweds who, after some mind numbingly awkward conversation, make love for the first time. After breaking in the cheap motel bed (how romantic!), the pair talk about Jerry’s brother Steve (Joey Silvera, Carnal Haven), who apparently […]

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09th Aug2015

‘Everly’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Salma Hayek, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Laura Cepeda, Togo Igawa, Akie Kotabe, Gabriella Wright, Caroline Chikezie, Jennifer Blanc, Jelena Gavrilovic, Aisha Ayamah, Masashi Fujimoto | Written by Yale Hannon | Directed by Joe Lynch When Everly (Hayek) betrays her sadistic mob boss Taiko (Watanabe), he sends a group of his most brutal men to torture and kill […]

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07th Aug2015

Frightfest 2015: ‘Suspension’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ellen MacNevin, Sage Brocklebank, Johannah Newmarch, Steve Richmond, Connor Fielding | Written by Kevin Mosley | Directed by Jeffrey Scott Lando It would seem I have a love/hate relationship with the work of director Jeffrey Lando. On the one hand he has helmed fantastic direct to DVD movies such as Insecticidal (yes I really […]

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07th Aug2015

‘Fantastic Four’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, Reg E. Cathey, Tim Blake Nelson | Written by Jeremy Slater, Simon Kinberg, Josh Trank | Directed by Josh Trank Fantastic Four slams into theaters with a big comic book “THUD” this week; and there was a reason 20th Century Fox put an […]

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06th Aug2015

‘The Lazarus Effect’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Sarah Bolger, Evan Peters, Donald Glover, Ray Wise, Scott Sheldon, Emily Kelavos | Written by Luke Dawson, Jeremy Slater | Directed by David Gelb This fear-filled Flatliners, for that’s essentially what The Lazarus Effect is – a horror take on Joel Schumacher’s classic “scientists play god” movie – ups the […]

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05th Aug2015

‘Pixels’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Adam Sandler, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Jane Krakowski, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Ashley Benson | Written by Tim Herlihy, Timothy Dowling | Based on the short film by Patrick Jean | Directed by Chris Columbus During my bathroom trip following a screening of Pixels, a group of what I can only term lads yelled across […]

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03rd Aug2015

‘White God’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Lili Monori, Gergely Bánki, Tamás Polgár | Written by Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi, Kata Wéber | Directed by Kornél Mundruczó Some films are hard to classify, they do not want to be stuck in just one genre, and they just want to tell a story. White […]

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02nd Aug2015

‘Eat’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Meggie Maddock, Jeff Maez, Ali Francis, Dakota Pike, Jeremy Make, Christine Olyer, Stacy Pederson, Nate Bakke, Maru Garcia, Olivia Hendrick, Aaron Lenius | Written and Directed by Jimmy Weber The horrors of Hollywood strike again. After last years hit Frightfest flick Starry Eyes, which took a very supernatural look at the price of fame; […]

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01st Aug2015

‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters’ Review

by ApolloXL5

Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Michael C. Hall, Tamara Taylor, Paget Brewster, C. Thomas Howell, Jason Isaacs, Dee Bradley Baker, Eric Bauza, Larry Cedar, Richard Chamberlain, Trevor Devall, Dan Gilvezan, Grey Griffin, Daniel Hagen, Penny Johnson Jerald | Written by Alan Burnett, Bruce Timm | Directed by Sam Liu PLOT: In an alternate reality, the Justice League […]

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31st Jul2015

‘The Gift’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton, Busy Philipps, David Denman, Allison Tolman, Katie Aselton, Susan May Pratt, Wendell Pierce, Beau Knapp, Tim Griffin, Nash Edgerton, P.J. Byrne, Mirrah Foulkes, Adam Lazarre-White | Written and Directed by Joel Edgerton The Gift sees Jason Bateman play tech salesman Simon, who returns to his home town in […]

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27th Jul2015

‘Dead Rising: Watchtower’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Rob Riggle, Meghan Ory, Keegan Connor Tracy, Virginia Madsen, Aleks Paunovic, Dennis Haysbert, Gary Jones, Carrie Genzel, Reese Alexander, Harley Morenstein, Julia Benson, Peter Benson, Darren Dolynski, Patrick Sabongui | Written by Tim Carter | Directed by Zach Lipovsky Rob Riggle as Frank West? That was all that I needed to know […]

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26th Jul2015

‘Shark Killer’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Derek Theler, Erica Cerra, Arnold Vosloo, Paul du Toit, Wayne Harrison | Written by Sheldon Wilson, Richard Beattie | Directed by Sheldon Wilson Good god. Has it come to this? Someone, somewhere decided that they wanted to make a heist movie. But how to sell it to international markets? Why not stick a shark […]

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26th Jul2015

‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Mark McGrath, Cassie Scerbo, David Hasslehoff, Frankie Muniz, Ryan Newman, Mark Cuban, Bo Derek, Blair Fowler, Michael Winslow | Written by Thunder Levin | Directed by Anthony C. Ferrante Hellraiser did it, Jason Vorhees did it, and now the killer sharks of sharknado are doing it… they’re heading into SPACE! […]

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26th Jul2015

‘Lake Placid vs. Anaconda’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Corin Nemec, Yancy Butler, Stephen Billington, Robert Englund, Skye Lourie, Oliver Walker, Ali Eagle, Annabel Wright, Laura Dale, Georgina Philipps, Nigel Barber, Heather Gilbert | Written by Berkeley Anderson | Directed by A.B. Stone Roger Corman and folks at The Asylum have a lot to answer for… That’s all I’m saying. Sharknado. A film […]

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26th Jul2015

‘Dead Shadows’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Fabian Wolfrom, Gilles Barret, Laurie Cholewa, Margaux Devy, Sylvain Dubois, John Fallon, Blandine Marmigère, Caterina Perazzi, Norbert Ferrer, Franck Penaud, Christophe Perez, Lisette Pires, Baya Rehaz | Written by Vincent Julé | Directed by David Cholewa Whilst the likes of Inside, Martyrs, High Tension et al., have pushed the boundaries of the horror genre […]

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25th Jul2015

‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris | Story by Christopher McQuarrie, Drew Pearce | Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie | Directed by Christopher McQuarrie If there’s anything that connects the Mission: Impossible films in my head, it’s that I consistently come out of each new instalment wondering what the hell happened. The plots are […]

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25th Jul2015

‘Girlhouse’ DVD Review

by Stuart Wright

Stars: Ali Cobrin, Adam DiMarco, Slaine, Alyson Bath, Elysia Rotaru, Alice Hunter, Chasty Ballesteros, Nicole Arianna Fox, Zuleyka Silver, Wesley MacInnes, Erin Agostino | Written by Nick Gordon | Directed by Jon Knautz, Trevor Matthews Girlhouse is three parts slasher and one part home invasion movie; and introduces us to a new horror anti-hero ‘Loverboy’. It’s […]

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23rd Jul2015

‘Cemetery Without Crosses’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

A Spaghetti Western with a French director and star may seem an odd combination, but this is exactly what we get with Cemetery Without Crosses aka The Rope and the Colt. Inspired by the success of the Dollars trilogy and dedicated to Sergio Leone, this is yet another addition to the Arrow Video classic releases. […]

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22nd Jul2015

‘The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Goldblum, Ellen Barkin, Lewis Smith, Rosalind Cash, Robert Ito, Pepe Serna, Ronald Lacey, Matt Clark, Clancy Brown, William Traylor, Carl Lumbly, Vincent Schiavelli | Written by Earl Mac Rauch | Directed by W.D. Richter Arrow Video know their cult movies, you just have to look at the ones they’ve released […]

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