03rd Feb2017

‘Sing’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Jennifer Saunders, Peter Serafinowicz, Nick Kroll, Beck Bennett, Nick Offerman | Written by Garth Jennings | Directed by Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings Whilst Disney seem to be raiding their animated back-catalogue in the hopes of finding their next big […]

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03rd Feb2017

‘Don’t Go In The House’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Ruth Dardick | Written by Joseph Ellison, Ellen Hammill, Joe Masefield | Directed by Joseph Ellison One of the many films that was tangled up in the video nasty debacle of the early 80s, Don’t Go In The House tells the story of Donny, a somewhat disturbed man […]

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02nd Feb2017

Monster-Movie Mayhem: ‘Piranhaconda’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Madsen, Rachel Hunter, Shandi Finnessey, Terri Ivens, Rib Hillis, Angie Savage, Chris De Christopher, Kurt Yaeger, Noah Blake | Written by J. Brad Wilke, Mike MacLean | Directed by Jim Wynorski When a rogue scientist discovers an immense egg in the dark recesses of a rainforest he thinks hes stumbled across his fame […]

02nd Feb2017

Review Round-Up: ‘Let’s Be Evil’ & ‘War on Everyone’

by Phil Wheat

LET’S BE EVIL Stars: Elizabeth Morris, Kara Tointon, Elliot James Langridge, Isabelle Allen, Jamie Bernadette, Brooke Johnston, Martin Owen, Helene Wilson, Paul Casar, Jonathan Willis, Billie Wilson, Aimee Wright | Written by Elizabeth Morris, Martin Owen, Jonathan Willis | Directed by Martin Owen Desperately in need of money to care for a sick parent, Jenny […]

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02nd Feb2017

‘T2 Trainspotting’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Anjela Nedyalkova, Kelly Macdonald | Written by John Hodge | Directed by Danny Boyle 20 years on, the idea of a sequel to a film that was so entrenched in a time and place in modern British history might seem like folly. And while it’s […]

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01st Feb2017

‘VooDoo’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Samantha Stewart, Ruth Reynolds, Dominic Matteucci, Ron Jeremy, Alec Justin Henderson, Lavelle Roby, Richard Kray, Constance Strickland,Nicole DeMaria, Courteney Winter | Written and Directed by Tom Costabile When spunky Southern belle Dani (Samantha Stewart) decides her life back home is getting a little too complicated, she decides to have a bit of time away […]

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01st Feb2017

‘Doll in the Dark’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Amy Crowdis, Robin Lord Taylor, Josh Caras, Geneva Carr, Shirley Knight, David Pirrie | Written and Directed by Alejandro Daniel Calvo When her overbearing mother dies, young Melanie (Amy Crowdis) is understandably torn by grief. To cope with her loss, she does what any teenager would do – craft a life-size doll to fill […]

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31st Jan2017

‘Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams’ Review (Criterion Collection)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Akira Terao, Martin Scorsese, Mieko Harada, Mitsuko Baisho | Written by Akira Kurosawa | Directed by Akira Kurosawa, Ishiro Honda Made in 1990, in the twilight of his career, this is the kind of out-there movie that only an auteur of Akira Kurosawa’s status could have brought (or had financed) to fruition. He had […]

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31st Jan2017

‘Deep Space’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sunny Mabrey, Lance Broadway, T.J. Hoban, Christian Pitre, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Ursula Mills, Weetus Cren, Michael Nouri | Written and Directed by Ian Truitner The deep space mining vessel Atromitos has been adrift for two years. It is suspected that most of the crew had brutally killed each other for reasons unknown. Genetically modified […]

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31st Jan2017

‘iBoy’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Miranda Richardson, Rory Kinnear, Jordan Bolger, Charley Palmer Rothwell, Armin Karima, McKell David | Written by Joe Barton | Directed by Adam Randall Every year now we are inundated with superhero films. Marvel and DC are doing battle tor movie supremacy, and it is arguable that Marvel are well ahead […]

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31st Jan2017

‘The Family Fang’ DVD Review

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Kathryn Hahn, Christopher Walken, Marin Ireland, Harris Yulin, Eugenia Kuzmina, Michael Chernus, Josh Pais, Maryann Plunkett | Written by David Lindsay-Abaire | Directed by Jason Bateman Performance artists. What good are they anyhow? It’s not like they put their lives on the line, or make a strong statement about anything […]

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30th Jan2017

‘Raising Cain’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen, Gregg Henry, Tom Bower, Mel Harris, Teri Austin, Gabrielle Carteris | Written and Directed by Brian De Palma One of the reasons I enjoy Arrow Video releases are the love they give to underrated movies. While this is my first time watching Raising Cain, it is fair […]

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29th Jan2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘The Legend of Fong Sai-yuk’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Jet Li, Michelle Reis, Jospehine Siao, Chan Chun Yung, Sibelle Hu, Paul Chu, Peter Chan, Vincent Zhaob | Written by Jeff Lau | Directed by Corey Yuen Review by Baron Fortnightly As a long time Jet Li fan, and a huge fan of his Fong Sai-yuk series of films, I jumped at the chance […]

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27th Jan2017

‘Sadako vs. Kayako’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Runa Endo, Elly Nanami, Mizuki Yamamoto, Tina Tamashiro, Aimi Satsukawa, Misato Tanaka, Masahiro Kômoto, Masanobu Andô, Rintaro Shibamoto, Maiko Kikuchi | Written by Takashi Shimizu, Kôji Suzuki | Directed by Kôji Shiraishi In the battle of horror film icons, it is fair to say that the dream match-up was of course Freddy vs. Jason. […]

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27th Jan2017

‘The Rezort’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dougray Scott, Jessica De Gouw, Martin McCann, Jassa Ahulwalia, Claire Goose, Shane Zaza, Elen Rhys, Lawrence Walker | Written by Paul Gerstenberger | Directed by Steve Barker Post-apocalyptic zombie movies are ten-a-penny these days, it often seem like we get a new one every month, thankfully The Rezort (also known as Generation Z) gives […]

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27th Jan2017

‘Terror Birds’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jessica Lee Keller, Lindsey Sporrer, Greg Evigan, Leslie Easterbrook, Dillon Cavitt, Evan Miller, Sarah Joy Byington, Heath Allyn, Mark Hanson, Craig Nigh, Sam Stinson, Carlton Caudle | Written by Jake Helgren | Directed by Sean Cain OK, when you buy a film called Terror Birds you surely know what you getting… A film horror […]

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26th Jan2017

‘Storefront Theatre Collection #1: Po-No’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Ever wondered what it would be like to visit an LA porn theatre in the early 1970′s? Well, those lovely folks over at Vinegar Syndrome may have the release just for you. I’d usually set the scene and build up the excitement (I do actually do that right?), but we have over 12 hours of […]

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26th Jan2017

‘Killing Salazar’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Steven Seagal, Luke Goss, Georges St-Pierre, Darren E. Scott, Florin Piersic Jr., Martine Argent, Lauro Chartrand, Bruce Crawford, Adina Galupa, Claudiu Bleont | Written by Keoni Waxman, Richard Beattie | Directed by Keoni Waxman It has been a long time since I’ve reviewed a direct-to-market Steven Seagal movie, in fact its been some time […]

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25th Jan2017

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughan, Hugo Weaving, Sam Worthington | Written by Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan | Directed by Mel Gibson Andrew Garfield goes to Japan to face a powerful enemy, and finds his Christian faith and pacifist opposition tested to the limit in a realm of violent conflict. But enough about Martin Scorsese’s Silence. […]

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25th Jan2017

‘Carnage Park’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ashley Bell, Pat Healy, James Landry Hébert, Michael Villar, Bob Bancroft, Larry Fessenden, Graham Skipper, Darby Stanchfield, Alan Ruck | Written and Directed by Mickey Keating Sometimes I’m sure people think I’m just being contrary in my reviews – there are films I like that MANY don’t (if you remember the first Frightfest I […]

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24th Jan2017

‘Shrew’s Nest’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Macarena Gómez, Nadia de Santiago, Hugo Silva, Luis Tosar, Gracia Olayo, Lucía González, Carolina Bang | Written by Juanfer Andrés, Sofía Cuenca | Directed by Juanfer Andrés, Esteban Roel In the mood for a Spanish-language psycho-drama? Shrew’s Nest is another Shudder exclusive and is a fun jaunt into the weird world of sisters Montse […]

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24th Jan2017

‘Blair Witch’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott, Wes Robinson, Valorie Curry | Written by Simon Barrett | Directed by Adam Wingard There are certain horror movies that I’ve totally obsessed about, one of them being The Blair Witch Project. I watched the documentaries released around it and loved the mythology that extended […]

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