23rd Oct2014

‘Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Features: J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Ronald D. Moore, Damon Lindelof, Bill Prady, Hart Hanson, Jane Espenson, Jonathan Nolan | Written and Directed by Des Doyle Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show is the first ever, feature length documentary film to highlight the fascinating world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative forces aligned […]

23rd Oct2014

‘The Werner Herzog Collection: Disc 2′ Review (BFI)

by Mondo Squallido

It is finally time to look at the second disc of the BFI collection box set. Hope you enjoyed part one and potentially found it useful. This time round, there are only two titles to devour. One being my personal favourite Herzog film, and the other being an example of his early television documentary work. […]

23rd Oct2014

‘WWE: Night of Champions 2014′ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Night of Champions is a pay per view concept that should, really, make it one of the biggest WWE shows of the year. A show where, on paper, every WWE championship is defended, is something that should be promoted as a huge deal, but sadly this didn’t feel so big. The lead up to the […]

23rd Oct2014

‘See No Evil 2′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Danielle Harris, Katharine Isabelle, Glen Jacobs, Chelan Simmons, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Greyston Holt, Lee Majdoub, Michael Eklund, Reese Alexander, Kelly-Ruth Mercier | Written by Nathan Brookes, Bobby Lee Darby | Directed by Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska WWE Studios have some success and some failure with their releases but with See No Evil the reception was definitely […]

22nd Oct2014

‘The Walking Dead: 5×01 – No Sanctuary’ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Chad Coleman, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Christian Serratos, Michael Cudlitz, Alanna Masterson, Josh McDermitt, Andrew J. West | Created by Robert Kirkman Everyone’s favourite zombie comic book based TV series is back and starts when we left off at season 4, with Rick […]

21st Oct2014

‘WWE: John Cena’s Greatest Rivalries’ Review

by Chris Cummings

For the first time ever, relive all the classic feuds with John Cena himself as he gives insight into the rivalries that defined his WWE legacy. From his early confrontations with Eddie Guerrero and Chris Jericho, to career-defining battles with Shawn Michael, JBL and Triple H, to his most recent conflicts with Batista, Randy Orton, […]

21st Oct2014

‘Fury’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jim Parrack, Brad William Henke, Kevin Vance, Xavier Samuel, Jason Isaacs, Anamaria Marinca, Alicia von Rittberg, Scott Eastwood, Laurence Spellman, Daniel Betts | Written and Directed by David Ayers After End of Watch and now Fury writer/director David Ayer has shown a knack for depicting the […]

21st Oct2014

‘The Smoke’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Matt Di Angelo, Lili Bordán, Stephen Marcus, Darren Ripley, Velibor Topic, Christian Brassington, Anna Passey, Jeff Leach, Lindsay Armaou, Alan Ford | Written by Darren Ripley | Directed by Ben Pickering The modern British gangster movies are strange beasts, and I admit I do have a weakness for them. With acting that is often […]

21st Oct2014

‘American Horror Story: Freakshow – Episode 1′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Stars: Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, Michael Chiklis, Denis O’Hare, Even Peters, Emma Roberts, Minn Wittrock, John Carroll Lunch, Patti LaBelle | Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk For the last couple of years, American Horror Story has been one of the most frequently recommended TV shows from my friends, […]

20th Oct2014

‘The Kill Screen #2: Cascade’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Mike Garley | Art by Josh Sherwell | Lettering by Mike Stock | Format: Paperback, 32pp Humanity has reached its Kill Screen. Now only the strongest will survive as computer errors transcend from the digital world into our own, destroying everything in their way. Set two years after the ‘Kill Screen’ event, Humanity […]

19th Oct2014

‘Welcome to New York’ Blu-ray Review

by Guest

Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jacqueline Bisset, Paul Calderon, Paul Hipp, Shanyn Leigh, Amy Ferguson, Drena De Niro, Ronald Guttman | Written by Abel Ferrara, Christ Zois | Directed by Abel Ferrara Review by Andrew McArthur Abel Ferrara‘s latest work Welcome to New York is a film so unflinching in its portrait of excess and moral-corruption that it […]

19th Oct2014

‘Godzilla’ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn | Written by Max Borenstein, Dave Callaham | Directed by Gareth Edwards Godzilla is a movie that everyone has heard about, even if they have never seen it. There have been so many manifestations of Godzilla in cinema, from the […]

19th Oct2014

‘Summerslam 2014′ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

It has been a trying time for WWE recently. Since the launch of the WWE Network a lot has happened. Daniel Bryan won the WWE World Title, got injured and was forced to forfeit the belt. Cena won the belt soon afterwards. The Shield split up, Roman Reigns began his ascension to the top of […]

19th Oct2014

‘Damn Sea Vampires!’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Cassie Scerbo, Jonathan Lipnicki, Kevin Dobson, Brandon Beemer, Jaqueline Fleming, Jimmy Sweetwater, Lawrence Turner | Written by Brook Durham | Directed by Don E. FauntLeRoy After seeing Cassie Scerbo’s fantastic performance in Sharknado I made it a point to track down and watch anything new movie she was in, which coupled with the ridiculous […]

19th Oct2014

‘Adventure Time: Season 2′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Adventure Time is very easy to love, it’s like bite sized doses of pop culture candy with an extra coating of sugar just to keep you on an energy high.  Now that Adventure Time: Season 2 is coming out in the UK we can almost overdose on the tales of Finn and Jake. This season […]

18th Oct2014

‘Doctor Who: 8×09 – Flatline’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

When Doctor Who is at its best it can be imaginative and scary, especially for a younger audience.  There is always a fine balance though between the scientific jargon that can be used before the show loses its audience, or they just close off their brains while the Time Lord spews out big words.  Flatline […]

18th Oct2014

Review Round-Up: The Pigman from Das Cabinet to The Void

by Phil Wheat

With so many films released on the run up to Halloween it’s been hard to keep up with reviews, so we’re going to play catch-up with another review round-up looking at some recent releases in brief. This time round we have reviews of Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari, Saints & Soldiers: The Void, The Island […]

17th Oct2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Kick-Ass 3′

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Mark Millar | Art by John Romita Jr. | Published by Titan Books | Format: Hardback, 232pp When Kick-Ass was introduced to the world by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. not only were we introduced to that him as a character, but more importantly Hit-Girl.  Dave Lizewski aka Kick Ass wasn’t a real […]

17th Oct2014

‘Regular Show: Season One’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: J.G Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin, Mark Hamill, Roger Craig Smith, Janie Haddad Tompkins | Created by J.G Quintel In my review of The Amazing World of Gumball: Season 1 I spoke about how, as a kid I adored two cartoons in particular – Beavis and Butthead and Ren & Stimpy. I also said […]

17th Oct2014

‘Sci-Fi Chronicles: A Visual History of the Galaxy’s Greatest Science Fiction’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Guy Haley | Published by Aurum Press Ltd | Format: Hardback, 576pp Science Fiction has a huge history and is very diverse.  From Frankenstein to the Xenomorph, Body Snatchers to the Sand Worms of Dune the only thing that restricts it is imagination.  With a history so packed with sub genres, characters and […]

16th Oct2014

‘The Amazing World of Gumball: Season 1′ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dan Russell, Logan Grove, Kwesi Boakye, Teresa Gallagher, Kerry Shale, Kyla Rae Kowalewski, Sandra Dickinson | Directed by Mic Graves | Created by Ben Bocquelet When I was a kid I was a massive fan of the likes of Beavis and Butthead and Ren & Stimpy – two cartoons that, even though dubbed “cartoons”, […]

16th Oct2014

‘Girl in Gold Boots’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jody Daniels, Leslie McRae, Tom Pace, Chris Howard | Written by Art Names, Leighton J. Peatman, John T. Wilson | Directed by Ted V. Mikels Pardon the blasphemy, but Jesus H. Christ, who the hell decided it would be a good idea to release Ted V. Mikels WORST film on DVD? The bigger question […]

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