25th Jul2014

‘Sabotage’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Joe Maganiello, Terrence Howard, Olivia Williams, Harold Perrineau | Written by David Ayer, Skip Woods | Directed by David Ayer Arnold Schwarzenegger’s journey back to the big screen has been fraught with financial peril. While the Expendables films have done decent enough business, his other ventures since his return from government have proven to be fairly […]

25th Jul2014

‘Awful Nice’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: James Pumphrey, Christopher Meloni, Brett Gelman, Laura Ramsey, Alex Rennie, Keely Hazell | Written by Todd Sklar, Alex Rennie | Directed by Todd Sklar You know you’re in for a tough time with a movie, especially a comedy, when the promotion centres around one of the smaller roles and NOT the films leads. And so is the case with Awful […]

25th Jul2014

‘Don Peyote’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dan Fogler, Anne Hathaway, Jay Baruchel, Topher Grace, Josh Duhamel, Annabella Sciorra, Wallace Shawn, Dean Winters, Sean Brosnan | Written and Directed by Michael Canzoniero, Dan Fogler Stoner comedy Don Peyote tells the story Warren Allman, an unemployed graphic novelist who finally finds a purpose in life after an unpleasant encounter with a homeless […]

25th Jul2014

‘The Legend of Kung-Fu Rabbit’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jon Heder, Tom Arnold, Rebecca Black, Michael Clarke Duncan, Claire Geare | Written by Melanie Simka, Mychal Simka | Directed by Lijun Sun You only have to walk into the home entertainment section of any supermarket in the UK to see the shelves clogged up with numerous straight to DVD animated movies – many […]

25th Jul2014

‘Calvary’ DVD Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, Isaach De Bankolé, M. Emmet Walsh, Marie-Josée Croze, Domhnall Gleeson, David Wilmot | Written and Directed by John Michael McDonagh In 2012 writer and director John Michael McDonagh broke out worldwide with the indie action-comedy The Guard. It’s story of an unapologetic Irish policemen teaming up […]

24th Jul2014

‘Tapestry of Passion’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Sharon Thorpe, John Leslie, Lesllie Bovee, John Holmes, Annette Haven, Desiree West | Written and Directed by Alan Colberg Sharon Thorpe (Sexworld, Candy Stripers) plays as the beautiful and mysterious Black Widow who has a habit of  murdering unsuspecting customers in the comfort of her own nicely decorated S&M club (I appreciate my sadists having good taste) with poison, […]

24th Jul2014

‘The Legend of Hercules’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kellan Lutz, Scott Adkins, Gaia Weiss, Roxanne McKee, Liam Garrigan, Liam McIntyre, Rade Serbedzija, Johnathon Schaech, Luke Newberry, Kenneth Cranham, Mariah Gale, Sarai Givaty | Written by Sean Hood, Daniel Giat | Directed by Renny Harlin One of THREE films released this year (the other two films surprisingly both star former WWE wrestlers) based on […]

24th Jul2014

’20 Feet From Stardom’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Lou Adler, Stevvi Alexander, Patti Austin, Chris Botti, Carole Childs, Amy Christian, Kyliyah Clayton | Written and Directed by Morgan Neville Living in a world obsessed with celebrity when a star is singing on the stage it’s often them that get all the attention, neither they nor their […]

23rd Jul2014

‘Goof: Issues 1-3′ Comic Review

by Jack Kirby

Written by Guy Hasson | Art by Guillermo Ramirez (#1), Borja Pindado (#2 & #3) | Published by New Worlds Comics | Format: Digital Only Whilst skewering the conventions of the superhero genre in comic books has become if not old hat then certainly well-trodden ground, that isn’t to say there isn’t still fun to […]

23rd Jul2014

‘The Unleashed’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Trisha Echeverria, Jessica Salgueiro, Colin Paradine, Caroline Williams, Suzanne Farla, Malcolm McDowell, Shane Harbinson, Peter Valdron, L.A. Lopes, Anna Jane Edmonds, Joseph Cannata | Written by Diane Da Silva, L.A. Lopes | Directed by Manuel H. Da Silva There are some horror movies that stick to one of the many horror formulas so rigidly that they become […]

22nd Jul2014

‘Daddy’s Little Girl’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Billi Baker, Michael Thomson, Allira Jaques, Holly Phillips, Rebecca Plint, Sean Gannon, Christian Radford, Darrell Plumridge, Mirko Grillini | Written and Directed by Chris Sun After the police find Derek’s daughter brutally murdered on the beach, he vows to make the culprit suffer for his actions, even if that person is ‘part of the […]

22nd Jul2014

‘The Battery’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeremy Gardner, Adam Cronheim, Niels Bolle, Alana O’Brien, Jamie Pantanella, Larry Fessenden, Kelly McQuade | Written and Directed by Jeremy Gardner You can either love or hate zombies but the fact is they are one of the monsters that just refuse to lay down and die (again).  A part of pop culture they are part of […]

21st Jul2014

‘Burn Notice: Complete Season Seven’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless | Created by Matt Nix It all comes down to this—the thrilling final season of one of television’s hottest shows, where everything is finally revealed. Separated from his friends and family, and on the verge of losing it all, Michael Westen goes deep undercover, joining forces […]

21st Jul2014

‘The Last Horror Film’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Judd Hamilton, Devin Goldenberg, David Winters, Susanne Benton, Glenn Jacobson, Mary Spinell, J’Len Winters, Sharon Hughes, Sean Casey | Written by David Winters, Judd Hamilton, Tom Klassen | Directed by David Winters Every year we seem to look at the horror genre and have something to complain about.  Mostly it seems […]

21st Jul2014

‘Hellbenders’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Clifton Collins, Clancy Brown, Andre Royo, Robyn Rikoon, Macon Blair, Stephen Gevedon, Larry Fessenden, Dan Fogler | Written and Directed by J.T. Petty Let me begin this review by stating this is most-definitely not your typical horror fare; something audiences will realise a mere five minutes into this raucous, sure-to-be-cult-hit, movie. Written and directed […]

17th Jul2014

‘Exit Generation: Issues 1 & 2′ Comic Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Sam Read | Art by Caio Oliveira | Lettering by Colin Bell | Published by Read French Comics | Format: Paperback/Digital The Earth was overcrowded. Resources were running out. So an ‘Exit’ plan was devised. Ninty-five percent of the planet’s population were evacuated leaving five percent behind. Against all expectations, Earth became a paradise. No more […]

17th Jul2014

‘Too Late Blues’ Blu-ray Review (Masters of Cinema)

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Bobby Darin, Stella Stevens, Everett Chambers, Nick Dennis, Vince Edwards, Val Avery, Marilyn Clark, James Joyce, Rupert Crosse | Written by John Cassavetes, Richard Carr | Directed by John Cassavetes Ghost (Darin), is an idealistic musician who would rather play in the park to the birds and at other small time gigs than compromise himself by […]

17th Jul2014

‘Wynter #3′ Comic Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Guy Hasson | Art by Aron Elekes | Published by New World Comics | Format: Digital Only Issue 3 of the comic series Wynter starts with a bang as Liz Wynter is hunted by a Supreme Agent. He can predict what she will do before she does it. He can find her location using […]

16th Jul2014

‘WWE Extreme Rules 2014′ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

WWE Extreme Rules 2014 see the action from the Izod Centre New Jersey, where John Cena continues his feud with the Wyatt Family taking on Bray in a steel cage match. Evolution take on the The Shield in the battle of the the old and new factions and Kane goes back behind the mask to […]

16th Jul2014

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirk Acevedo, Nick Thurston, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer | Written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver | Directed by Matt Reeves Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  will be categorized as a summer blockbuster because of its release date, […]

16th Jul2014

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The Official Novelization’ Book Review

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Alex Irvine | Published by Titan Books | Format: Paperback, 320pp At the end of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm by Greg Keyes it was evident that the Simian Flu was taking over, the human race was in self-destruction mode and the apes had finally found a home that could sustain […]

15th Jul2014

‘The Square’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Features: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ramy Essam, Buthayna Kamel, Aida Elkashef, Ragia Omran | Written and Directed by Jehane Noujaim Documentaries when done right can strike a nerve with the viewer, especially if the subject is something that they can connect to emotionally.  The Square is a documentary that everybody can relate to because of the themes […]

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