03rd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Welcome to New York’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jacqueline Bisset, Paul Calderon, Paul Hipp, Shanyn Leigh, Amy Ferguson, Drena De Niro, Ronald Guttman | Written by Abel Ferrara, Christ Zois | Directed by Abel Ferrara Review by Andrew McArthur Abel Ferrara‘s latest work Welcome to New York is a film so unflinching in its portrait of excess and moral-corruption that it […]

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03rd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘The Green Inferno’ Review

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Stars: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Daryl Sabara, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Sky Ferreira | Written by Eli Roth, Guillermo Amoedo | Directed by Eli Roth Review by Andrew McArthur Eli Roth continues to prove that he is quickly becoming a titan in the horror genre with his first directorial feature film in six years, The Green […]

03rd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Life After Beth’ Review

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Stars: Dane DeHaan, Audrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Anna Kendrick, Jim O’Heir, Paul Reiser, Matthew Gray Gubler, Garry Marshall | Written and Directed by Jeff Baena Review by Andrew McArthur If like me zombie themed romantic comedy Warm Bodies left you as cold as one of the undead stiffs themselves, then Life After Beth is the perfect […]

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02nd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘We’ll Never Have Paris’ Review

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Stars: Simon Helberg, Melanie Lynskey, Maggie Grace, Zachary Quinto, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Cantor, Gioianna DiGiorgio, Dana Ivey, Judith Light | Written by Simon Helberg | Directed by Jocelyn Towne, Simon Helberg Review by Andrew McArthur Joined by his wife Jocelyn Towne, The Big Bang Theory‘s Simon Helberg turns director with autobiographical romantic comedy We’ll Never Have […]

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02nd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Hellion’ Review

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Stars: Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis, Josh Wiggins, Deke Garner, Dalton Sutton, Camron Owens, Dylan Cole, Jonny Mars, Walt Roberts, Annalee Jefferies | Written and Directed by Kat Candler Review by Andrew McArthur Kat Candler’s Hellion boasts some strong performances but ultimately feels like an amalgamation of various indie tropes that never quite hit the right emotional […]

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02nd Jul2014

Rewind: ‘Eden Lake’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Jack O’Connell, Tara Ellis, Finn Atkins, Jumayn Hunter, Thomas Turgoose, James Burrows, Lorraine Bruce, Shaun Dooley | Written and Directed by James Watkins James Watkins, a British director who has gone on to stand behind the lens on the Hammer-produced horror film, The Woman in Black, made his directorial debut in 2008 […]

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01st Jul2014

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Tony Revolori, Willem Dafoe | Written by Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness | Directed by Wes Anderson Wes Anderson’s intrinsic surreal style is so unmistakable it is safe to assume it can be seen from space.  Each ounce of each frame is so unmistakably his own that it identifies itself […]

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01st Jul2014

‘The Sacrament’ DVD Review

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Stars: Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, AJ Bowen, Kate Lyn Sheil, Gene Jones, Kentucker Audley, Shaun Clay, Shawn Parsons, Donna Biscoe | Written and Directed by Ti West New Splat Pack maestro Ti West wowed us back in 2009 with House of the Devil then again last year withInnkeepers. Whilst House of the Devil was a slow burning kind of 70’s hark-back, Innkeepers was very […]

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30th Jun2014

‘Cold in July’ Review – Joe’s Thoughts

by Joe Cronin

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson, Vinessa Shaw, Wyatt Russell, Nick Damici, Lanny Flaherty, Kristin Griffith, Dorothea Swiac, Joe Lanza, Rachel Zeiger-Haag | Written by Jim Mickle, Nick Damici, Joe R. Lansdale | Directed by Jim Mickle Texan thriller Cold In July, has been hailed as the new No Country for Old Men. The latest film […]

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30th Jun2014

‘Absentia’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Katie Parker, Courtney Bell, Dave Levine, Morgan Peter Brown, Justin Gordon | Written and Directed by Mike Flanagan [NOTE: With the film set for a UK Blu-ray release on July 7th, here’s a reposting of my review of Absentia from its original 2012 DVD debut] Tricia’s husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. […]

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28th Jun2014

‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Titus Welliver, Sophia Myles, Bingbing Li, T.J. Miller, James Bachman, Thomas Lennon, Charles Parnell | Written by Ehren Kruger | Directed by Michael Bay After the battle of Chicago, the Transformers, both Autobot and Decepticon alike, are no longer welcome on earth. They are on the […]

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27th Jun2014

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe, Nat Wolff, Lotte Verbeek, Ana Dela Cruz, David Whalen, Milica Govich, Emily Peachey | Written by Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber | Directed by Josh Boone I will begin this review with the admittance that I have not read the famous novel of which this film is based, […]

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27th Jun2014

‘Goal of the Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Alban Lenoir, Charlie Bruneau, Tiphaine Daviot, Ahmed Sylla, Alexandre Philip | Written by Tristan Schulmann, Marie Garel Weiss, Quoc Dang Tran, Izm, Laetitia Trapet | Directed by Benjamin Rocher, Thierry Poiraud Well this couldn’t be better timing really could it? With the World Cup occupying TV screens and newspapers across the globe Metrodome unleash […]

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26th Jun2014

‘Keeping Rosy’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Maxine Peake, Blake Harrison, Elisa Lasowski, Christine Bottomley, Sam Hoare, Shina Shihoko Nagai, Tori Hart | Written by Mike Oughton, Steve Reeves | Directed by Steve Reeves Independent films have a tough time getting exposure so when one turns up that really impresses you, it makes you want to shout from a mountaintop for people to take the […]

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24th Jun2014

‘Bloody Birthday’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Lori Lethin, Melinda Cordell, Julie Brown, Joe Penny, Bert Kramer, K.C. Martel, Elizabeth Hoy, Billy Jayne, Andrew Freeman, Susan Strasberg, José Ferrer, Ben Marley, Ellen Geer, Erica Hope | Written by Ed Hunt, Barry Pearson | Directed by Ed Hunt A birthday (or random holiday), killer kids and a total eclipse…all of this sounds […]

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24th Jun2014

‘I Declare War’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Siam Yu, Gage Munroe, Michael Friend, Aidan Gouveia, Mackenzie Munro, Alex Cardillo, Kolton Stewart, Eric Hanson, Alex Wall | Written by Jason Lapeyre | Directed by Robert Wilson, Jason Lapeyre I Declare War is a war film which documents the horrors of war including torture, battles, violence and balloons filled with paint. Of course, […]

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24th Jun2014

‘Ride Along’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, Bruce McGill, Bryan Callen, Laurence Fishburne, Dragos Bucur, Gary Owen, Jacob Latimore, Jay Pharoah, Benjamin Flores Jr. | Written by Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi | Directed by Tim Story As someone who absolutely adored the Ice Cube buddy cop comedy All About the Benjamins I […]

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23rd Jun2014

‘Thunderbolt and Lightfoot’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, George Kennedy,  Geoffrey Lewis,  Gary Busey, Catherine Bach | Written and Directed by Michael Cimino If there is one thing that America does well it’s the road movie, really it should be no surprise as they do have quite a few of them.  From Vanishing Point to Easy Rider these movies tend to be iconic to […]

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23rd Jun2014

’300: Rise of an Empire’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Callan Mulvey, Rodrigo Santoro, David Wenham, Jack O’Connell, Andrew Tiernan, Igal Naor, Andrew Pleavin | Written by Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad | Directed by Noam Murro Breaking new ground is certainly something to be admired. Being able to push the boundaries further is a rare feat that […]

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23rd Jun2014

‘For Elisa’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ana Turpin, Ona Casamiquela, Luisa Gavasa, Jesus Caba, Sheila Ponce | Written and Directed by Juanra Fernandez Desperate to earn some money student Ana answers a job advert asking for occasional nanny duties. Arriving at apartment 3B in the town square for the job interview, things couldn’t have gone better either… tea, biscuits, nursery […]

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21st Jun2014

‘Cellar Dweller’ DVD Review (101 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Debrah Farentino, Brian Robbins, Jeffrey Combs, Pamela Bellwood, Miranda Wilson, Vince Edwards, Floyd Levine, Michael Deak | Written by Don Mancini | Directed by John Carl Buechler A monster B-movie from the late 80’s that many people won’t have heard of and many other people will have completely forgotten about, Cellar […]

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20th Jun2014

‘Camp Dread’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric Roberts, Felissa Rose, Danielle Harris, Joe Raffa, Montanta Marks, Kyle Patrick Brennan, Ashley Caspermeyer, Nicole Cinaglia, Brian Gallagher, Gnomi Gre, Alexander Mandell, Angel Anthony Marrero, Davy Raphaely | Written and Directed by B. Harrison Smith A group of misguided young adults – amongst them killers, blackmailers, sex offenders – have been sent to […]

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