08th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Almost Human’

by Guest

Stars: Graham Skipper, Vanessa Leigh, Josh Ethier, Susan T. Travers, Anthony Amaral III, Michael A. LoCicero | Written and Directed by Joe Begos Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse The main problem with Almost Human is that its poster is almost cooler and more grabbing than the film itself. The feel of the film exudes a […]

08th Oct2013

TIFF 2013 Review: ‘Cannibal’

by Guest

Stars: Antonio de la Torre, María Alfonsa Rosso, Olimpia Melinte, Delphine Tempels, Joaquín Núñez, Gregory Brossard | Written by Alejandro Hernández, Rafael de la Uz | Directed by Manuel Martín Cuenca Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Considering its title, it may be hard to accept that Manuel Martin Cuenca’s Cannibal was one of the most […]

08th Oct2013

‘WWE RAW’ Results & Review (07.10.13)

by Chris Cummings

We are one day removed from WWE’s Battleground pay per view that went off the air with a no-contest after Big Show knocked out both of the main event performers. This should be interesting, welcome to this week’s RAW review. The show opens with Stephanie McMahon making her way to the ring. She climbs in […]

08th Oct2013

‘Deadfall’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Charlie Hunnam, Sissy Spacek, Kris Kristofferson, Kate Mara | Written by Zach Dean | Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky Austrian Academy Award Winning (The Counterfeiters) director Stefan Ruzowitzky, whose previous work includes the Franka Potente-starring horror Anatomy and it’s well-received sequel some three years later (two films I rather enjoyed) turns his hand […]

08th Oct2013

‘Happy Endings’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan | Written and Directed by Adam Rapp Happy Endings is a strange one because it isn’t a “new” film, it was originally released back in 2005 under the title of “Winter Passing” and this is a re-titled re-release from Signature Entertainment. Zooey Deschanel (New Girl, 500 Days of […]

07th Oct2013

‘WWE Battleground 2013′ Results & Review

by Chris Cummings

Welcome to the results and review of the first ever WWE Battleground pay per view. The show comes to us from Buffalo, New York and the show opens with the World Title on the line. World Heavyweight Championship Hardcore Match Alberto Del Rio defends his World title here against the challenger, Rob Van Dam under […]

07th Oct2013

‘LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Features the voices of: Anthony Daniels, Trevor Devall, Brian Dobson, Michael Donovan, Brian Drummond, Andrew Francis, Adrian Holmes, Tom Kane, Kirby Morrow, Billy Dee Williams | Written by Michael Price | Directed by Michael Hegner Conceived as a tie-in to the re-branded LEGO range of Star Wars playsets, LEGO Star Wars:  The Yoda Chronicles features two more […]

07th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘I Spit on Your Grave 2′ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jemma Dallender, Yavor Baharov, Joe Absolom, Aleksandar Aleksiev, Mary Stockley | Written by Neil Elman, Thomas Fenton | Directed by Steven R. Monroe So it’s that time of year again. October. The trees are changing, the sky is darkening and Halloween is just around the corner. It seems only fitting then, that horror movies […]

07th Oct2013

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Recap: “0-8-4″

by Mark Allen

One of the hardest things to tell with big-budget shows that categorically need to be successful is how much of each episode is what was originally intended by the authors and how much is network notes. In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D‘s – sorry, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D‘s second episode, in which much of the action happens […]

06th Oct2013

‘Bachelorette’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, Rebel Wilson, Hayes MacArthur, James Marsden, Adam Scott, Kyle Bornheimer | Written and Directed by Leslye Headland Having debuted simultaneously in cinemas and on VOD in August, Bachelorette finally comes to DVD and Blu-ray on Monday courtesy of Lionsgate. The film follows Becky (Wilson), who is set to […]

06th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘Ghost Shark’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Richard Moll, Mackenzie Rasman, Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis, Shawn C. Philips, Jaren Mitchell, Robert Aberdeen, Sloane Coe, Jayme Bohn, Amy Brassette, Lucky Johnson | Written by Eric Forsberg, Griff Furst, Paul A. Birkett | Directed by Griff Furst Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water… Scratch that. Just when […]

06th Oct2013

‘WWE NXT’ Results and Review (03.10.13)

by Chris Cummings

Welcome back to the NXT reviews, this week’s show starts with a promo video hyping Fandango appearing at tonight’s NXT taping. Faaaaaan-daaaaaan-goooooo. We head to ringside as the ring announcer introduces Summer Rae and Fandango for a mixed tag team match. Johnny Curtis is back in NXT, a fact I’m sure he isn’t exactly giddy […]

06th Oct2013

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Season 5′ Review

by Phil Wheat

In its Emmy-award winning fifth season, the gripping Star Wars story moves closer to the grim events of Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and several major players face their destinies as the galaxy plunges into darkness. Planets are rocked by revolution, ancient Jedi secrets are explored, and Ahsoka Tano – the spirited […]

06th Oct2013

‘Bones: The Complete Eighth Season’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne, Tamara Taylor | Created by Hart Hanson After being cut short in it’s seventh season, Bones returns to DVD for it’s eighth and latest season (at least on DVD and Blu-ray) which sees Brennan finally cleared of an unjust murder accusation and reunited with Booth and […]

05th Oct2013

31 Days of Horror: ‘Creature’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mehcad Brooks, Serinda Swan, Daniel Bernhardt, Sid Haig, Wayne Pére, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Dillon Casey, Lauren Schneider, Amanda Fuller, Aaron Hill | Written by Fred Andrews, Tracy Morse | Directed by Fred Andrews Local legend has it, that an inbred man by the name of Grimley once lost his family to a monstrous white […]

04th Oct2013

Grimmfest 2013 Review: ‘The Conspiracy’

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Aaron Poole, James Gilbert, Ian Anderson, Angela Besharah, Bruce Clayton, Laura de Carteret, Peter Apostolopoulos | Written and Directed by Christopher MacBride “For you see, the world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined…” – Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Minister 1874 – 1880 The Conspiracy is directed by Christopher MacBride, who […]

04th Oct2013

Grimmfest 2013 Review: ‘Jug Face’

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sean Bridgers, Lauren Ashley Carter, Kaitlin Cullum, Larry Fessenden, Sean Young | Written and Directed by Chad Crawford Kinkle Ada, her family and a small isolated backwoods community worship a mysterious pit. The pit has the power to heal and protect all who honor it but at a deadly price…it demands an occasional sacrifice. The […]

04th Oct2013

Grimmfest 2013 Review: ‘My Amityville Horror’

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Daniel Lutz, Laura DiDio, Neme Alperstein | Directed by Eric Walter For most people, “The Amityville Horror” was just a movie, but for Daniel Lutz, who lived at the infamous house at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York, it was real life. In 1975, when Daniel was 10, his family lived there for […]

03rd Oct2013

‘WWE: Triple H – Thy Kingdom Come’ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Triple H continues to build upon his enduring legacy. From 13-time World Champion to COO, Triple H has played multiple roles spanning decades. Packed with over 2 hours of documentary footage, all-new interviews and matches, this compilation profiles Triple H’s entire career as well as his current executive role with the WWE. There have been […]

03rd Oct2013

‘WWE: Goldberg – The Ultimate Collection’ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Goldberg was one of the most dominant and talented individuals ever witnessed in sports entertainment, exploding onto the scene by amassing an epic win streak of 173 matches. Throughout his WCW career he defeated legends such as Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Diamond Dallas Page. As he crossed over to the WWE, this powerhouse continued […]

03rd Oct2013

Grimmfest 2013 Review: ‘Smiley’

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Caitlin Gerard, Melanie Papalia, Shane Dawson, Andrew James Allen, Liza Weil, Keith David, Toby Turner | Written by Ezra Cooperstein, Michael J. Gallagher, Glasgow Phillips | Directed by Michael J. Gallagher Smiley follows Ashley, a young woman freshly arrived at university, who finds herself caught up in the online urban legend of Smiley, a […]

03rd Oct2013

Bluewater Comics: Review Round-up Vol. 2

by Mark Allen

Bucking the trend for this glut of Bluewater books, Vincent Price: Museum of the Macabre #2 is actually a pretty solid comic and manages to make sense by virtue of being a self-contained horror story. Concerning a gravedigger who has to keep re-burying corpses due to a mischievous lost soul, the story has a welcome air of Lovecraftian doom […]

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