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 […]

27th Jul2015

‘Poly Bridge’ Early Access Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

Building a bridge should be easy; it should be just creating a road that goes from point A to B over a unpassable area. Play Poly Bridge though and you’ll find that there is a lot standing in the way of holding a bridge up in the air, and physics suck. Poly Bridge tends to […]

27th Jul2015

‘True Detective 2×06: Church in Ruins’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“Christ, you had to show me this?” It’s the orgy episode, folks. You knew it was coming and now, like the sweaty, bloated captains of industry who remain clothed while their nude pleasure slaves gyrate around them, it has come. And ‘Church in Ruins’ is every bit the soggy disappointment that comparison would lead you […]

27th Jul2015

‘Rick And Morty 2×01: A Rickle in Time’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“If I die in a cage I lose a bet.” Hearing Justin Roiland’s grotesquely burp-punctuated line delivery after a year of Rick And Morty‘s absence from the air feels like being rebaptized in slime at the world’s worst and most exciting revival church. ‘A Rickle in Time,’ no relation to the beloved series of children’s books by […]

26th Jul2015

‘Hannibal 3×08: The Great Red Dragon’ Review

by Gretchen Felker-Martin

“There is no name for what this man is.” Well, here’s a horse of a different color. Hannibal has jumped ahead three years, upending its status quo even as it calls back repeatedly to its pilot. Jack recruits Will to rejoin the FBI, Will visits Hannibal seeking an expert consultant, and Will visits a blood-spattered house […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

24th Jul2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane Vol. 1′

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Phillipe Druillet | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 72pp Before reading this edition of ’6 Voyages..’  I had been aware of Philippe Druillet as a personality, but not any of his work. He has been very influential in European art circles since the 1970′s, (the hero of this volume […]

23rd Jul2015

‘Skyhill’ Preview (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

If the apocalypse strikes and the monsters have taken over would the penthouse in a hotel be the best place to find yourself? Skyhill is a game that starts you off trapped in the luxury apartment, with the aim to not only survive but make it the bottom floor, or that is what I’ve been […]

23rd Jul2015

‘Game of Thrones: Episode Five – A Nest of Vipers’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

While the illusion of choice is somewhat waning now in Telltale Games, Game of Thrones: Episode Five – A Nest of Vipers proves that they can still tell a good story and kick you in the gut. More importantly, they can create a game that can stand tall in the world of Game of Thrones. Especially […]

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. […]

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 […]

22nd Jul2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Ring of Roses’

by Dean Fuller

Written by Das Petrou | Art by John Watkiss | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 144pp Well this one has been around the block a bit before being dusted down and dressed up with shiny new colouring by the ever inventive lot at Titan Comics (the original books were black and white). They […]

22nd Jul2015

‘The Redwood Massacre’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Mark Wood, Lisa Cameron, Lisa Livingstone, Rebecca Wilkie, Adam Coutts, Lee Hutcheon, Benjamin Selway, Alec Westwood, Liam Matheson, Morgan Faith Keith, Claire Bearn, Cheryl Bernard | Written and Directed by David Ryan Keith For five adventurous friends, visiting the legendary murder site of the Redwood House has all the hallmarks of being an exciting […]

21st Jul2015

‘The Gunman’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Jasmine Trinca, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, Billy Billingham, Peter Franzén, Daniel Adegboyega, Ade Oyefeso, Rachel Lascar | Written by Don MacPherson, Pete Travis, Sean Penn | Directed by Pierre Morel After working as a mercenary in the Congo, Terrier (Sean Penn) lives a life away from action, his health, […]

21st Jul2015

‘Atlantis Down’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Michael Rooker, Dean Haglund, Greg Travis, Travis Quentin Young, Kera O’Bryon, Mae Flores, Darla Grese,Tony Ware | Written by Max Bartoli, Sam Ingraffia, Doug Burch | Directed by Max Bartoli 2025 – the Shuttle has been relegated to glorified taxi. On a routine mission shuttle Atlantis encounters bursts of light shutting down its instrumentation […]

21st Jul2015

‘Night of the Strangler’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

1972 | Directed by Joy N. Houck Jr. 
(a.k.a Dirty Dan’s Women, Is the Father Black Enough, The Ace of Spades)

 “Southern Revenge”

 When Denise (Susan McCullough, in her only credited role) returns home to New Orleans with the news that she is pregnant and due to wed back in New York, her oldest brother […]

20th Jul2015

‘Area Q’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Isaiah Washington, Leslie Lewis, John Deignan, Steve Filice, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Daniel Zykov, Lisa Crilley, Murilo Rosa, Jordan Jones, Tania Khalill, Ana Kelly, Jenny Vilim, Ricardo Conti | Written by Carina Sanginitto, Gerson Sanginitto, Julia Camara, Halder Gomes | Directed by Gerson Sanginitto An investigative journalist, Thomas Mathews, risks losing everything as he obsessively […]

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