11th Apr2013

‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Steve Carell, Luke Vanek, Steve Buscemi, Jim Carrey, Olivia Wilde, James Gandolfini, Alan Arkin, Jay Mohr, Michael Herbig, Mason Cook | Written by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley | Directed by Don Scardino Of all the genres the hardest one by far to critique is comedy. With genres like drama, action, and suspense there […]

11th Apr2013

‘Grindhouse 8: Mandroid’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brian Cousins, Jane Caldwell, Michael Della Femina, Robert Symonds, Curt Lowens, Patrik Ersgård, Mircea Albulescu | Written by Earl Kenton, Jackson Barr | Directed by Jack Ersgard Originally planned as an Empire Pictures film back in 1986, Mandroid was lensed in 1993 as the first in a two-part series (the second being Invisible: The […]

10th Apr2013

‘Grindhouse 7: Beach Babes From Beyond’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Joe Estevez, Don Swayze, Joey Travolta, Burt Ward, Jackie Stallone, Linnea Quigley, Sarah Bellomo, Tamara Landry, Nicole Posey, Michael Todd Davis, Ken Steadman, Michael Roddy, Albert Andrukaitis | Written by Alexander Sachs | Directed by Ellen Cabot Directed by Ellen Cabot (aka David DeCoteau), Beach Babes From Beyond is technically not a Full Moon […]

10th Apr2013

‘The Marine 3′ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanin, Neal McDonough, Ashley Bell, Jared Keeso, Jeffrey Ballard, Ben Cotton, Steve Bacic, Sean Tyson, Darcy Laurie, Nicola Anderson | Written by Scott Wiper, Declan O’Brien | Directed by Scott Wiper WWE Studios return to one of their most popular franchises with The Marine 3: Homefront, which this time features WWE […]

10th Apr2013

‘Bait’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Xavier Samuel, Sharni Vinson, Julian McMahon, Phoebe Tonkin, Alex Russell, Dan Wyllie, Lincoln Lewis, Cariba Heine | Written by John Kim, Russell Mulcahy | Directed by Kimble Rendall In a sleepy Australian beach community shoppers at the underground Oceania supermarket are under attack by a crazed bandit. Suddenly, the unimaginable happens. A monster freak […]

09th Apr2013

‘Nature Calls’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Maura Tierney, Patton Oswalt, Rob Riggle, Patrice O’Neal, Darrell Hammond | Written and Directed by Todd Rohal Todd Rohal follows up his bizarre offbeat comedy The Catechism Cataclysm with another offbeat comedy in Nature Calls, which features an all-star cast including Johnny Knoxville, Maura Tierney and Patton Oswalt and tells the story […]

09th Apr2013

‘Grindhouse 6: Seedpeople’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sam Hennings, Andrea Roth, Dane Witherspoon, Bernard Kates, Holly Fields, John Mooney, Anne Betancourt | Written by Charles Band, Jackson Barr | Directed by Peter Manoogian Released during the high point in Full Moon’s relationship with Paramount Pictures, Seedpeople was heavily advertised on its original UK release back in 1992, with ads appearing in […]

09th Apr2013

‘Spring Breakers’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, James Franco, Rachel Korine, Gucci Mane, Heather Morris | Written and Directed by Harmony Korine Harmony Korine’s latest effort Spring Breakers is a film which should somewhat put him on the map of the wider film-watching consciousness  Rather than being an effort which seeks to titillate or excite, something the marketing […]

09th Apr2013

‘Subspecies’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

SUBSPECIES Stars: Angus Scrimm, Anders Hove, Irina Movila, Laura Mae Tate, Michelle McBride, Ivan J. Rado | Written by Charles Band, Jackson Barr, David Pabian | Directed by Ted Nicolaou After being banished from his home town, villainous vampire Radu Vladislas (Hove) returns and murders his father in order to claim a powerful bloodstone. Then, in […]

08th Apr2013

‘Pitch Perfect’ Blu-ray Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Alexis Knapp, Ben Platt, Skylar Astin, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee | Written by Kay Cannon | Directed by Jason Moore Sometimes you run into one of those movies that knows what it is and embraces it with full force. Often that is the case for the turn your brain off […]

08th Apr2013

‘First Position’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Gaya Bommer Yemini, Michaela Deprince, Jules Jarvis Fogarty | Directed by Bess Kargman Some may wonder why I would be interested in watching a documentary on ballet dancing, especially when I have the rhythmic abilities of a broken rotary fan. That is a legitimate question that deserves an answer. Personally I feel a big […]

07th Apr2013

‘Evil Dead’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore, Jim McLarty | Written by Fede Alvarez, Diablo Cody, Rodo Sayagues | Directed by Fede Alvarez Eliciting fear in a viewer requires a high level of keen craftsmanship. Sure scaring someone is an easy feat to accomplish. A well timed “BOO!” at the […]

07th Apr2013

‘Grindhouse 5: Dr. Alien’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Billy Jacoby, Judy Landers, Troy Donahue, Olivia Barash, Stuart Fratkin, Raymond O’Connor, Bobby Jacoby | Written by Kenneth J. Hall | Directed by David DeCoteau Yet another film from my youth and one that I distinctly remember from the pages of The Dark Side magazine (back in my pre-internet days when I used to […]

07th Apr2013

‘Grindhouse 4: Creepozoids’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Linnea Quigley, Ken Abraham, Michael Aranda, Richard L. Hawkins, Kim McKamy (aka Ashlyn Gere) | Written by David DeCoteau, Buford Hauser | Directed by David DeCoteau Another entry in 88 Films’ Grindhouse Collection, Creepozoids is one of those movies that came to great prominence in my youth thanks to it’s regular appearance on the […]

06th Apr2013

‘Bernie’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Richard Robichaux, Rick Dial, Brandon Smith, Larry Jack Dotson | Written by Richard Linklater, Skip Hollandsworth | Directed by Richard Linklater Fact is always stranger than fiction. That statement has been a part of our popular lexicon for as long as I can remember.  Even with […]

06th Apr2013

‘Grindhouse 3: Slave Girls From Beyond Infinity’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Elizabeth Kaitan, Cindy Beal, Don Scribner, Brinke Stevens, Carl Horner | Written and Directed by Ken Dixon The third release in 88 Films’ Grindhouse Collection, Slave Girls From Beyond Infinity is a slice of 80s direct to video cheese, the likes of which you do not see today. Set in the distant future, the […]

06th Apr2013

‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Finley Jacobsen, Dylan McDermott, Rick Yune, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser | Written by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt | Directed by Antoine Fuqua For the last few decades there have been a number of action movies that followed the Die Hard  formula. Films like Speed […]

05th Apr2013

‘All Superheroes Must Die’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Jason Trost, Lucas Till, James Remar, Sophie Merkley, Lee Valmassy, Sean Whalen, Nick Principe, Brian Taylor | Written and Directed by Jason Trost It has been well establish that superhero films have basically become their own genre. Their popularity and sheer volume has placed them into their own unique category.  We are also beginning […]

05th Apr2013

‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Channing Tatum, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, Arnold Vosloo, Byung-hun Lee, RZA, D.J. Cotrona, Joseph Mazzello, Bruce Willis, Adrianne Palicki, Walton Goggins, Elodie Yung | Written by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick | Directed by Jon M. Chu G.I. Joe: Retaliation has been in UK cinemas for a little over week now and I’m […]

05th Apr2013

‘Junction’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: David Zayas, Michael O’Keefe, Anthony Rapp, Anthony Ruivivar, Neal Bledsoe, Summer Crockett Moore, Tom Pelphrey, Harris Doran, Sharon Maguire, Danielle Kotch | Written and Directed by Tony Glazer If there ever was a better reason not to do meth other than Breaking Bad, it would be Junction. Not only are you dealing with off […]

04th Apr2013

‘Dark Skies’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Keri Russell, Jake Brennan, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett, J.K. Simmons, L.J. Benet, Myndy Crist, Annie Thurman, Ron Ostrow | Written and Directed by Scott Stewart Modern horror is a little light on big names but one who should certainly be bigger is Jason Blum. He’s not exactly a household name but a […]

04th Apr2013

‘Repeaters’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dustin Milligan, Amanda Crew, Richard de Klerk, Alexia Fast, Gabrielle Rose, Benjamin Ratner | Written by Arne Olsen | Directed by Carl Bessai A Groundhog Day-esque action drama, Repeaters is one of those films that will fly under the radar of many despite its impressive pedigree. Penned by Arne Olsen, who has one hell […]

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