12th Oct2017

‘Resurrection of Evil’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Julie Benz, Danielle Harris, Fionnula Flannagan, Belle Shouse, Josh Stamberg, Toby Huss, Jennifer Blanc, Matt Lasky, Douglas Tait | Written by Andrew C. Erin, Daniel Farrands | Directed by Andrew C. Erin [NOTE: With the film finally released in the UK, under the new title of Resurrection of Evil, here’s a re-posting of my […]

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12th Oct2017

‘Cage Dive’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Megan Peta Hill, Joel Hogan, Josh Potthoff, Pete Valley, Mark Fell, Tara Wraith | Written and Directed by Gerald Rascionato OK, so you want to know whether or not Cage Dive is for you… Let me get straight to the point before you read any further. Answer the following questions: 1) Do you love […]

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11th Oct2017

‘The Unraveling’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Zack Gold, Jason Tobias, Bennett Viso, Bob Turton, Jake Crumbine, James C. Burns, Cooper Harris, George Ketsios, Michael Mercurio, Rachel Clentworth | Written by Thomas Jakobsen, Justin S. Monroe | Directed by Thomas Jakobsen Michael has been trying to shake his heroin addiction. He has promised his pregnant girlfriend, to whom he is about […]

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11th Oct2017

LFF 2017: ’1%’ Review

by Guest

Review by Matthew Turner Stars: Ryan Corr, Abbey Lee, Simone Kessell, Josh McConville, Matt Nable, Aaron Pederson | Written by Matt Nable | Directed by Stephen McCallum The debut feature from Australian director Stephen McCallum, this gritty biker gang thriller achieves a certain level of sweaty intensity and largely pulls off its Shakespearean parallels, though […]

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09th Oct2017

LFF 2017: ‘Ingrid Goes West’ Review

by Guest

Review by Matthew Turner Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Wyatt Russell, Billy Magnussen, Pom Klementieff | Written by Matt Spicer, David Branson Smith | Directed by Matt Spicer A Single White Female for the Instagram generation, this sharp-edged stalker comedy from co-writer / director Matt Spicer succeeds as both scathing social media […]

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09th Oct2017

‘Unhinged’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kate Lister, Lucy-Jane Quinlan, Becca Hirani, Lorena Andrea, Louisa Warren, Michelle Archer, Faye Goodwin, Zak Russell-Jones, Tommy Vilés | Written by Dan Allen, Scott Jeffrey | Directed by Dan Allen Four American best friends decide to take the back roads travelling to a wedding in England, on their way a deadly secret forces the […]

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09th Oct2017

Grimmfest 2017: ‘Better Watch Out’ & ‘Double Date’ Review

by Phil Wheat

BETTER WATCH OUT Stars: Virginia Madsen, Patrick Warburton, Olivia DeJonge, Dacre Montgomery, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould, Aleks Mikic | Written by Zack Kahn, Chris Peckover | Directed by Chris Peckover On a quiet suburban street tucked within a ‘safe neighbourhood’, Ashley has turned up to babysit 12-year-old Luke for the evening while his parents are […]

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06th Oct2017

‘Killing Hasselhoff’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ken Jeong, Rhys Darby, Jim Jeffries, David Hasselhoff, Howie Mandel, Flula Borg, Gena Lee Nolin, Will Sasso, Mel B, Michael Winslow, Jon Lovitz | Written by Peter Hoare | Directed by Darren Grant When Chris (Ken Jeong) a struggling nightclub owner, fails to pay back a debt to a loan shark, he decides that […]

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06th Oct2017

‘Blade Runner 2049′ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Harrison Ford, Jared Leto, Robin Wright | Written by Hampton Fancher, Michael Green | Directed by Denis Villenueve Films like this make me glad I don’t need to give a star rating. Because films like Blade Runner 2049 – and there aren’t many of them – take time to […]

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02nd Oct2017

‘Gerald’s Game’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Henry Thomas, Carel Struycken, Kate Siegel, Chiara Aurelia, Gwendolyn Mulamba | Written by Jeff Howard | Directed by Mike Flanagan Mike Flanagan has been on a pretty successful run when it comes to horrors. With Absentia, Oculus, Hush and Ouija: Origin of Evil, it is fair to say he has […]

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29th Sep2017

‘Flatliners’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemons, Kiefer Sutherland | Written by Ben Ripley | Directed by Niels Arden Oplev Danish director Niels Arden Oplev is still best known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (what, you mean you don’t remember Dead Man Down?), and he brings the same flat, […]

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29th Sep2017

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Keith Allen, Michael Gambon, Pedro Pascal, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Elton John, Jeff Bridges | Written by Matthew Vaughan, Jane Goldman | Directed by Matthew Vaughan The rags-to-refinement tale of young council estate Eggsy, the spy’s apprentice, was one of 2014’s most charming blockbusters. Yes, even with […]

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28th Sep2017

‘mother!’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brian Gleeson, Domhall Gleeson, Jovan Adepo, Amanda Chiu, Patricia Summersett, Eric Davis, Raphael Grosz-Harvey, Emily Hampshire, Abraham Aronofsky, Luis Oliva, Stephanie Ng Wan | Written and Directed by Darren Aronofsky One could argue all day as to what Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is or isn’t all about. […]

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28th Sep2017

‘Armstrong’ VOD Review

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Vicky Jeudy, Shawn Parsons, Jason Antoon, Christian Anderson, Camille Chen | Written and Directed by Kerry Carlock, Nicholas Lund-Ulrich Lauren (Vicky Jeudy) is a recovering drug addict who is starting her first night as part of the Los Angeles EMT. Partnered with a jaded and somewhat cynical Eddie (Jason Antoon), she thinks it’s going […]

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27th Sep2017

‘Red Christmas’ Review

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Dee Wallace, Geoff Morrell, Janis McGavin, David Collins, Sarah Bishop, Bjorn Stewart, Gerard Odwyer, Atlas Adams, Sam Campbell, Deelia Meriel, Anthony Jensen, Robert Anderson | Written and Directed by Craig Anderson Red Christmas is the latest festive horror which has been produced by, and stars, Dee Wallace. The film continues in the traditional bloody […]

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26th Sep2017

‘Dunkirk (1958)’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Robert Urquhart, Ray Jackson, Ronald Hines, Sean Barrett, Roland Curram, Meredith Edwards, Michael Bates, Maxine Audley, Lionel Jeffries | Written by David Divine, W.P. Lipscomb | Directed by Leslie Norman While this year’s Dunkirk brought an intensity to the screen conveying the horrors of what was experienced by […]

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26th Sep2017

‘The Domicile’ Review

by Nik Holman

Stars: Steve Richard Harris, Demetrius Stear, Katherine Flannery, Sara Malakul Lane, Amanda Ritchie | Written and Directed by Jared Cohn Playwright Russell Brody is plagued by writer’s block. After the accidental death of his pregnant wife, Estella, Brody shuns the outside world and falls deep into depression and alcohol. Can Brody’s creative partner, David, save […]

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25th Sep2017

‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou | Written by Guy Ritchie, Joby Harold, Lionel Wigram | Directed by Guy Ritchie The first movie I saw directed by Guy Ritchie was Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels. When I started watching King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, little did I know that I’d […]

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25th Sep2017

‘Demons’ Review

by Nik Holman

Stars: Miles Doleac, Lindsay Anne Williams, Andrew Divoff, John Schneider, Steven Brand, Kristina Emerson, Gary Grubbs | Written and Directed by Miles Doleac Eight years ago, Father Colin Hampstead oversaw an aborted exorcism that resulted in the gruesome death of seventeen-year-old Jewel Grant, in rural Louisiana. The deceased girl’s older sister, Kayleigh, grew immediately attached to […]

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22nd Sep2017

‘Maximum Security’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Corbin Bernsen, Louis Mandylor, Jocelyn Osorio, Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Eddie J. Fernandez, David Fernandez Jr., Luis Gatica, Steven Dell, Mauricio Mendoza, Geoffrey Ross | Written by Benjamin Budd, Scott Windhauser | Directed by R. Ellis Frazier Jack (Lundgren) is a former CIA contractor who now oversees a team of elite thieves. […]

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21st Sep2017

‘Death Fighter’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock, Matt Mullins, Joe Lewis, Chiranan Manochaem, Jawed El Berni, Gigi Velicitat, Yuhkoh Matsuguchi, Prasit Suanphaka, Wirat Kemklad | Written by Lawrence Riggins | Directed by Toby Russell Originally filmed as White Tiger back in 2012, Russell’s film apparently sat in legal limbo until Vision Films, thankfully, picked the […]

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21st Sep2017

‘Never Let Go’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Angela Dixon, Nigel Whitmey, Lisa Eichhorn, Velibor Topic, Heather Peace, Rami Nasr, Sarah Perles, Samantha Bolter, Michael Xavier, Glenn Salvage, Sanita Simms, Darcie Lincoln | Written and Directed by Howard J. Ford How best to describe Never Let Go? How about a movie that feels like Paul Greengrass directed Taken, with a kick-ass leading […]

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