19th May2014

‘The Pit and the Pendulum’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: John Kerr, Barbara Steel, Vincent Price, Luana Anders, Antony Carbone, Patrick Westwood, Lynette Bernay, Mary Menzies, Charles Victor | Written by Richard Matheson | Directed by Roger Corman This week has been a good week for Vincent Price fans and Arrow Video. Not only have we got Theatre of Blood, we now also have Pit and the […]

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18th May2014

‘Libratone Zipp’ Speaker Review

by Phil Wheat

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a Libratone speaker – but when you have something as superb as the Libratone Live there’s not really any need to upgrade is there? Well that is until now. Copenhagen-based audio company Libratone have taken the concept of the Airplay speaker to the next level with the Libratone […]

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18th May2014

‘The Kill Screen #1: I Love You’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Mike Garley | Art by Josh Sherwell | Lettering by Mike Stock | Format: Paperback, 32pp RRP £3.50 Humanity has reached its Kill Screen. Computer errors have transcended from their digital world and have infected the real one, destroying everything in their way. The result is a bitter battle for survival for the humans […]

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18th May2014

‘WWE: Wrestling’s Greatest Factions’ DVD Review

by Chris Cummings

The world of professional wrestling has, for many years, featured hundreds of various alliances, groups of men and women who, for countless reasons, teamed together in order to achieve something that they would be unable to achieve alone. Be it a group of good guys sticking together, as friends, to take down the heels, or […]

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18th May2014

‘Theatre of Blood’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Vincent Price, Ian Hendry, Arthur Lowe, Michael Hordern, Eric Sykes, Diana Rigg | Written by Anthony Greville-Bell | Directed by Douglas Hickox For fans of classic horror the thought of being able to see Theatre of Blood on Blu-ray is special enough, but add to that it’s being given the Arrow Video treatment and the beautiful […]

17th May2014

‘WWE: The John Cena Experience’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Anybody who reads my WWE reviews know that I’m not a Cena fan.  When I write them though one thing I do is to not let my opinion on him bias my view on the actual release, I will mention if his performance affected the match for me, but I will also point out if […]

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17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ‘Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Glenn Maynard, Kyrie Capri, Aston Elliot, Louise Bremner, Benjamin Grant Mitchell, Kristen Condon, Richard Sutherland, Lucinda Cowden | Written by Addison Heath | Directed by Stuart Simpson Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Stuart Simpson’s Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla is a strange but welcome kind of cathartic character study. Warren (Glenn Maynard) is an ice cream […]

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17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ’13 Sins’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Marc Webber, Devon Graye, Tom Bower, Rutina Wesley, Ron Perlman, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Clyde Jones, Deneen Tyler, Ritchie Montgomery, Brylee Kate Woodard, Sabrina Gennarino | Written by Daniel Stamm, David Birke | Directed by Daniel Stamm Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse Daniel Stamm’s 13 Sins, a remake of Thai film 13: Game of Death, […]

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17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ‘Oculus’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackoff, Rory Cochrane | Written by Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard | Directed by Mike Flanagan Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse If you’re a horror fan, chances are you’ve come to peace with the fact your viewing career will be a long and arduous journey punctuated with few notable ventures. Luckily, […]

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17th May2014

Dead By Dawn 2014: ‘Killer Legends’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Joshua Zeman, Rachel Mills | Written and Directed by Joshua Zeman Review by Scott Clark of Cinehouse In 2010 Joshua Zeman’s Cropsey investigated the point where folklore and real life merge. Killer Legends builds on Zeman’s fascination with the true-crime origins of urban legends, exploring how such tales are manufactured and perpetuated. From the […]

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16th May2014

‘Lucky Bastard’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Don McManus, Jay Paulson, Betsy Rue, Chris Wylde, Catherine Annette, Lee Kholafai, Lanny Joon, Clint Brink, Deborah Zoe | Written by Robert Nathan, Lukas Kendall | Directed by Robert Nathan When I read the story line for Lucky Bastard I couldn’t help but remember the scene in Boogie Nights in the limo with Roller Girl (Heather Graham) being […]

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16th May2014

‘Warehouse 13′ – Series Finale Review (Spoiler Free)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek, Allison Scagliotti, Aaron Ashmore | Written by John-Paul Nickel | Directed by Jack Kenny Series creator Jack Kenny gets behind (and in front of) the camera for the last-ever episode of one of my (and Nerdly’s) favourite sci-fi/fantasy shows of all-time, Warehouse 13. Coming hot on the heels […]

16th May2014

‘Godzilla’ (2014) Review #2

by Ian Loring

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 After an enforced decade long break ordered by rights holder Toho, that most famous of Japanese pop culture landmarks Godzilla returns to the big screen with the aim of washing out the taste […]

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16th May2014

‘Godzilla’ (2014) Review #1

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 […]

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15th May2014

‘Soldiers of Paint’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written and Directed by Michael DeChant, Doug Gritzmacher In one of the biggest paintball events ever staged, Soldiers of Paint follows D-day, an Oklahoma based paintball fight with 4000 participants. Fighting for glory, for fun and to remember the veterans of original event, this battle takes place across a 700-acre battlefield with participants utilising every […]

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15th May2014

Review: The Walking Dead – Season 2 Episode 3 (Xbox 360)

by Paul Metcalf

The Walking Dead Season 2 – Episode 3: In Harm’s Way has finally changed the way I make decisions with Clementine.  I can’t really point out what caused this because that would be obvious spoilers but In Harm’s Way is an episode that is deceptively slow and much more discussion intensive than earlier episodes.  The fact […]

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15th May2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Review

by Joe Cronin

Stars: Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Ian McKellan, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Bingbing Fan, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage | Written by Simon Kinberg | Directed by Bryan Singer It was with trepidation that I approached the gigantic BFI IMAX screen for this week’s screening of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Since X-Men broke the mould of cheesy […]

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14th May2014

‘BeeWi Bluetooth Controlled Mini Cooper S’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Coming from wireless accessory manufacturer BeeWi, this Bluetooth controlled Mini Cooper S (in 1:20 scale) can easily and quickly turn the kitchen, office or front room into a race track. Fully controlled by a free downloadable app on either a smartphone or tablet and featuring a super fast motor promising hours of high speed action […]

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14th May2014

‘The Invoking’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Trin Miller, D’Angelo Midlili, Brandon Anthony, Carson Holden, Andi Norris, Rafael Siegel, Jacob Tommila, Josh Truax | Written by Jeremy Berg, Matt Medisch, John Portanova | Directed by Jeremy Berg If anything can really mess with your head it’s family.  In horror movies this is a trope used a lot, the return to the family home […]

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14th May2014

‘Vampire Academy’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Dominic Sherwood, Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Ashley Charles, Claire Foy, Joely Richardson, Dominique Tipper, Edward Holcroft | Written by Daniel Waters | Directed by Mark Waters Based on the series of novels by Richelle Mead and with a screenplay written by Daniel […]

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14th May2014

‘Don Jon’ – Chris’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Tony Danza, Julianne Moore, Brie Larson | Written and Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the actor, stars in this, a film by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the director. Don Jon, the directorial debut from, yes, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is a drama movie that centres around the character of Jon Martello, a New Jersey twenty-something with […]

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13th May2014

‘Bad Neighbours’ (aka Neighbors) Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, Brian Huskey, Ike Barinholtz, Carla Gallo, Halston Sage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jerrod Carmichael, Craig Roberts, Ali Cobrin, Kira Sternbach | Written by Andrew J. Cohen, Brendan O’Brien | Directed by Nicholas Stoller There are certain prominent names in today’s world of comedy that gained a substantial amount of fans […]

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