23rd Nov2020

‘Werewolf’ DVD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Sonia Mietielica, Kamil Polnisiak, Nicolas Przygoda | Written and Directed by Adrian Panek Talk about a massive case of false advertising… I was hoping for Dog Soldiers with holocaust survivors, not really what we got with Werewolf (aka Wilkolak) though. What we do get is a group of kids who have been liberated from […]

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23rd Nov2020

‘Unhinged’ Blu-ray Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Jimmi Simpson, Gabriel Bateman, Austin P. McKenzie, Anne Leighton | Written by Carl Ellsworth | Directed by Derrick Borte Russell Crowe stars as a psycho trucker in Unhinged, an exciting thriller from director Derrick Borte. Given that it’s one of the first mainstream films to receive an actual theatrical release […]

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20th Nov2020

‘The Ringmaster’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Anne Bergfeld, Karin Michelsen, Damon Younger, Kristoffer Fabricius, Mads Koudal, Kim Sønderholm, Gustav Scavenius | Written by Søren Juul Petersen, Carsten Juul Bladt | Directed by Søren Juul Petersen Denmark is not really known for genre fare, even if it counts one of the hardest working independent genre actors today, Kim Sonderholm, who also […]

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20th Nov2020

‘Jungleland’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jack O’Connell, Jessica Barden | Written by Max Winkler, Theodore Bressman | Directed by Max Winkler Being a big fan of movies like Rocky, Warrior, The Fighter and, well, any movie that centers around boxing but is way more about the heart of the characters involved, I am always quick to watch […]

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19th Nov2020

‘Skyfire’ Blu-ray Review

by Dom Hastings

Stars: Xueqi Wang, Hannah Quinlivan, Shawn Dou, Jason Isaacs, An Bai, Lingchen Ji, Liang Shi | Written by Wei Bu, Sidney King | Directed by Simon West “Don’t worry. I am quite hard to kill.” Simon West – the visionary director behind one of the greatest films of all-time: Con Air – is back with […]

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19th Nov2020

‘Toys of Terror’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kyana Teresa, Georgia Waters, Verity Marks, Dayo Ade, Saul Elias, Zoe Fish, Muriel Hogue, Lauren Marshall, Max Nelson, Ernie Pitts | Written by Dana Gould | Directed by Nicholas Verso Dana Gould, stand-up comedian, writer on The Simpsons, and creator of the awesome Stan Against Evil, pens this Christmas-set killer doll film produced by […]

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19th Nov2020

‘Watch List’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Arthur Acuña, Bernard Carritero, Alessandra de Rossi, Jake Macapagal | Written by Ben Rekhi, Rona Lean Sales | Directed by Ben Rekhi The Philippine Drug War is a real thing and it takes centre stage in this movie right from the very beginning. We see actual clips of President Rodrigo Duterte declare the war […]

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18th Nov2020

‘Airliner Sky Battle’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Wade Baker, DeAngelo Davis, Alyson Gorske, Joseph Michael Harris, Xavi Israel, Michael Lavallee, Bai Ling, Ego Mikitas, Daniel O’Reilly, Jamey Rimawi, Dallas Schaefer, Marisha Shine, Joyce Tatler, Gina Vitori, Terry Woodberry | Written by Alex Heerman | Directed by Rob Pallatina The Asylum return to the disaster movie well with Airliner Sky Battle, a […]

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18th Nov2020

‘Solitary’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Johnny Sachon, Lottie Tolhurst, Michael Condron, Brian Bovell, Michael Absalom, Andrew Mike Doyle | Written and Directed by Luke Armstrong The year is 2044, there is a lot more people on the planet and they are running out of stuff… in this ambitious, sci-fi action film; which IMDB estimates it cost 10,000 pounds to […]

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17th Nov2020

‘Dead Reckoning’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: K.J. Apa, Scott Adkins, James Remar, India Eisley, Ellie Cornell, Sydney Park, Devon Diep, Leah Procito, Patrick M. Walsh, James Michael Cummings | Written by Kristin Alexandre, A. Wayne Carter | Directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak Sometimes, well more than sometimes if I’m honest, I’ll sit down to watch a film purely on the names […]

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17th Nov2020

‘Immortal’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tony Todd, Dylan Baker, Samm Levine, Robin Bartlett, Agnes Bruckner, Lindsay Mushett, Jason Stuart, Brett Edwards, Mario Van Peebles, C.J. Vana, Sade Grandberry, Vanessa Lengies, Michael Shenefelt | Written by Jon Dabach | Directed by Tom Colley, Jon Dabach, Danny Isaacs, Rob Margolies Immortality, the idea that man can live forever, has often bee […]

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17th Nov2020

‘Evil Under the Skin’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Helene Udy, Angela Barajas, Pamela Sutch, Colton Baumgartner, Donna Hamblin, Carl Bailey, Tim O’Hearn | Written by Luc Bernier | Directed by Jeffrey Schneider Evil Under the Skin tells the story of mother and daughter Sophie (Helen Udy) and Roselee (Angela Banjaras) who are holidaying in a lakeside cabin in Oregon in order to […]

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16th Nov2020

‘Sweet Taste of Souls’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Honey Lauren, John Salandria, Mark Valeriano, Amber Gaston, Sarah J. Bartholomew, Thom Michael Mulligan, Frank Papia, Jesse LeNoir, Darn Oldham, Scott Alin, Lonny Curtis, Samantha Larson, Tess Dunlap, Jesse Turner | Written by F. Scott Mudgett | Directed by Terry Ross You know that old superstition, oftentimes used as a trope in genre films, […]

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16th Nov2020

‘Widow’s Point’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Craig Sheffer, KateLynn E. Newberry, Dominic Luongo, Kaelin Lamberson, John Renna, Richard Satterwhite, Michael Thurber, Willow Anwar, Kim Piazza, Paul McGinnis, Amy Hoffman, Billy Chizmar, Constance Caldwell, Bob Rusch | Written and Directed by Gregory Lamberson Written and directed by Gregory Lamberson (who also helmed the fantastic Johnny Gruesome), and based on the book […]

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16th Nov2020

‘We Die Alone’ Short Film Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Ashley Jones, Samantha Boscarino, Baker Chase Powell, Darielle Deigan | Written by Marc Cartwright, Cassie Keet | Directed by Marc Cartwright Aidan, a young man crippled by loneliness and insecurity, wants nothing more than to experience love, but he compulsively ghosts any connections he makes through dating sites. Aidan’s co-worker Elaine, generous with her […]

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16th Nov2020

‘Late Phases’ Blu-ray Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Tom Noonan, Tina Louise, Rutanya Alda, Caitlin O’Heaney, Lance Guest, Erin Cummings, Larry Fessenden | Written by Eric Stolze | Directed by Adrián García Bogliano Nick Damici has been a familiar face in the horror genre for years now. Primarily working with writer/director Jim Mickle, on whose films he has also […]

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13th Nov2020

‘Blood Vessel’ Review (Shudder)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Nathan Phillips, Alyssa Sutherland, Robert Taylor, Christopher Kirby, Alex Cooke, Mark Diaco, John Lloyd Fillingham, Troy Larkin, Vivienne Perry, Ruby Isobel Hall, Steve Young, Jacinta Stapleton, Mackenzie Stephens | Written by Justin Dix, Jordan Prosser | Directed by Justin Dix Horror at its best gets under your skin and stays with you for some […]

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13th Nov2020

‘Escape: Puzzle of Fear’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Tommy Nash, Aubrey Reynolds, Omar Gooding, Naina Michaud, Nicholas Turturro, Sara Stretton, John Colton, Lili Bordán | Written by Lizze Gordon | Directed by J. Jones The “Escape Room” sub-genre of horror seems to be picking up a bit of pace the last few years, coinciding with the popularity of real-life escape rooms. Personally, […]

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13th Nov2020

‘My Summer as a Goth’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Natalie Shershow, Jack Levis, Sarah Overman, Natasha Duvall, Rachelle Henry, Tristan Decker, Connor Muhl, Eduardo Reyes | Written by Tara Johnson-Medinger, Brandon Lee Roth | Directed by Tara Johnson-Medinger I don’t know if this whole global pandemic is having some sort of adverse effect on me in terms of how I am feeling towards […]

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13th Nov2020

‘Complacent’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Elisa Donovan, Kerri Green, Joey Kern, Keir O’Donnell, Cerina Vincent | Written and Directed by Steven R. Monroe Let’s just take a second to go around the table and play “Oh hey’ that’s that person from that film that came out that year…” First up we have Elisa Donovan, remember her? She was Amber […]

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12th Nov2020

‘Casting Couch Slaughter’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Krystal Shenk, Emir Skalonja, Michael Balch, Mark Bogumil, Heather Dunham, Jacob Hodgson, Sarah Jeanne, Gora Chand Saha, Kristina Santiago | Written by Krystal Shenk, Emir Skalonja | Directed by Krystal Shenk, Emir Skalonja When you sit down to watch a film called Casting Couch Slaughter you have a certain expectation to what kinds of […]

12th Nov2020

‘Asteroid-A-Geddon’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric Roberts, Veronika Issa, Terry Woodberry, Jennifer Lee Wiggins, Craig Gellis, Isaac J. Cruz, Gigi Gustin, D’Artagnan Woods, Rick Williamson, Regina McKee Redwing, Zachary Chicos, Juliana Destefano, Shawn C. Phillips | Written and Directed by Geoff Meed A global scientific summit debates and fails on a plan to stop a massive asteroid heading straight […]

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