02nd Apr2014

‘Noah’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth, Nick Nolte, Mark Margolis, Kevin Durand | Written by Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel | Directed by Darren Aronofsky Biblical epics were once a staple of the old school Hollywood. Movies like Ben-Hur and The Ten Commandments  were the big budget blockbusters of their day. […]

02nd Apr2014

‘WWE WrestleMania XXX’ Preview

by Chris Cummings

So, we’re almost there. The biggest professional wrestling show of the year is about to happen, WrestleMania XXX, and so, before it does happen, let’s take a look at the matches that are currently being planned for the New Orleans supershow on April 7th. WWE confirmed a couple of weeks ago that there would be […]

01st Apr2014

WWE RAW Review & Results (31.03.14)

by Chris Cummings

Here we are then, less than a week from WWE’s biggest annual event, WrestleMania 30. This is the go-home RAW, an episode in which, most years, all matches for the big event are finalised, feuds are heated up ready for the pay per view, and fans are left with a desire to see the roster […]

01st Apr2014

‘Blind Woman’s Curse’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Meiko Kaji, Hoki Tokuda, Makoto Satô, Hideo Sunazuka, Shirô Ôtsuji, Tôru Abe, Yoshi Katô, Yôko Takagi, Tatsumi Hijikata, Shirô Yanase | Written by Teruo Ishii, Chûsei Sone | Directed by Teruo Ishii When you start to watch a film called Blind Woman’s Curse starring Meiko Kaji you would expect a tale of revenge, probably […]

01st Apr2014

‘Klown’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Marcuz Jess Petersen, Mia Lyhne, Iben Hjejle | Written by Casper Christensen, Frank Hvam | Directed by Mikkel Nørgaard Imagine taking Curb Your Enthusiasm and mixing it with the gross out comedy of a movie like The Hangover.  To some people this may sound like the worst thing ever, especially the thought of taking […]

01st Apr2014

Book Review: Suncaller – by B. John Shaw Liddle

by Richard Axtell

Written by B. John Shaw Liddle | Published by Deadstar Publishing | Format: Paperback, 224pp Suncaller is the début novel of B. John Shaw Liddle and is definitely a strong start for the author. The story follows Mortimer Hope, a sixteen year old who has earned the nickname ‘Hopeless’ by his friends and enemies…. in […]

31st Mar2014

‘White of the Eye’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: David Keith, Cathy Moriarty, Alan Rosenberg, Art Evans, Michael Greene, Danielle Smith, Alberta Watson, William G. Schilling, David Chow, Pamela Guest, Marc Hayashi, Mimi Lieber | Written by Donald Cammell, China Kong | Directed by Donald Cammell Arrow Video are good at finding the cult movies that although sometimes obscure always deserve to be watched.  […]

31st Mar2014

‘Axeman’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tiffany Shepis, Brinke Stevens, Elissa Dowling, Arielle Brachfeld, Scot Pollard, Erin Marie Hogan, Jamie Bernadette, Nihilist Gelo, Dylan Hobbs, Chantelle Albers, Ray Trickitt, Joston Theney, Stephen Eith | Written and Directed by Joston Theney With a cast that includes iconic scream queens Tiffany Shepis and Brinke Stevens, as well as up-and-coming scream queens Elissa […]

30th Mar2014

‘Hemlock Grove: The Complete First Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When companies like Netflix and Amazon starting to announce original series that would be hosted exclusively by them, I’ll be the first to admit I wasn’t really that interested.  Kevin Spacey changed this view somewhat with House of Cards, but Hemlock Grove caught my interest even more.  With good word of mouth and interesting trailers featuring a […]

30th Mar2014

‘POE: Project of Evil’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Cristiano Morroni, Dario Biancone, Angelo Campus, Santa De Santis, Francesco Malcom, Paolo Ricci, Alessandro Rella, Federica Tommasi, Desiree Giorgetti, Mario Cellini, Roberto Nali, David D’Ingeo, Virgilio Olivari, Claudio Zanelli, Lucio Zannella | Written and Directed by Donatello Della Pepa, Angelo & Giuseppe Capasso, Edo Tagliavini, Alberto Viavattene, Nathan Nicholovitch, Domiziano Cristopharo, Giuliano Giacomelli Yet another […]

30th Mar2014

‘Dead on Appraisal’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mike Pfaff, Zack Fahey, Marguerite Insolia, Michael Brouillet, Anthony Berhle, R. Daniel Long, James Howell, Laura Owen, Nicholas Leonard, Adam Conn, Andrew Kramer, Fidel Castro Jr., Luke Bishop | Written and Directed by David Sherbrook, Scott Dawson, Sean Canfield Obviously inspired by the success of V/H/S and its sequel, low budget horror pioneers Brain […]

29th Mar2014

‘Outpost III: Rise of the Spetsnaz’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bryan Larkin, Iván Kamarás, Michael McKell, Velibor Topic, Laurence Possa, Ben Lambert, Alec Utgoff, Vivien Taylor, Vince Docherty, Gareth Morrison | Written by Rae Brunton | Directed by Kieran Parker A team of fearless Russian Spetsnaz unearth details of the shocking research being taken out by the Nazis. Before they’re able to report on this […]

29th Mar2014

‘Frozen’ Blu-ray Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Edie McClurg | Written and Directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Loosely based on Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen and apparently inspired by the scenery of Norway, Frozen is the tale of a pair of royal sisters, the reclusive Elsa (Idina […]

28th Mar2014

‘Cottage Country’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Tyler Labine, Malin Akerman, Lucy Punch, Dan Petronijevic, Benjamin Ayres, Kenneth Welsh, Nancy Beatty, Jonathan Crombie, Sabrina Grdevich, Jim Annan | Written by Jeremy Boxen | Directed by Peter Wellington I was doing what many customers of Netflix do, browsing the catalogue of films on offer with a far-away look in my eye, unable to choose what […]

26th Mar2014

‘LEGO Space: Building the Future’ Book Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard | Published by No Starch Press | Format: Hardback, 216 pp Independent publisher No Starch Press have been carving out a niche for themselves as one of the premier publishers of books on computer security, programming, open source, science, and in this particular case LEGO… LEGO Space: Building the Future, as the […]

26th Mar2014

‘Wake in Fright’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson, Peter Whittle, Al Thomas, John Meillon, John Armstrong | Written by Evan Jones | Directed by Ted Kotcheff John Grant (Gary Bond) is a bonded school teacher who finds himself teaching in the outback.  When travelling back to Sydney he stays overnight in the […]

25th Mar2014

WWE RAW Results & Review (24.03.14)

by Chris Cummings

We are less than two weeks away from WrestleMania 30 and so the television shows that WWE promotes between now and then are the most important “go-home” shows of the year for the company. The final “big sell” before the big show itself. Tonight, RAW is live from Brooklyn, New York. In the next two […]

25th Mar2014

‘Apocalypse Kiss’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: D.C. Douglas, Carmela Hayslett, Tom Detrik, Tammy Jean, Tom Atkins, Michael Berryman, Lloyd Kaufman, Steve Blum, Bonnie Loev, Brian Anthony Wilson | Written and Directed by Christian Jude Grillo I’ll freely admit there was a heavy dose of trepidation going into Apocalypse Kiss. You see I’ve had the “pleasure” of watching one of writer/director […]

24th Mar2014

‘The Machine’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Toby Stephens, Caity Lotz, Sam Hazeldine, Denis Lawson, Lee Nicholas Harris, Pooneh Hajimohammadi, John Stylianou, Sule Rimi | Written and Directed by Caradog W. James Robots fascinate us, just think of a movie or book that looks at the nature of robotics and you’ll be able to come up with at least one.  The Machine […]

24th Mar2014

Ten Best: Wrestling PPV’s to check out on the WWE Network

by Chris Cummings

After about a month of taking in what the WWE Network has to offer I thought we could take a look at some of the things that are worth your time on there, and even just to pick up on DVD. Every PPV event from WWE(F), WCW and ECW is included on the on-demand section […]

24th Mar2014

Graphic Novel Review: Über – Volume 1

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Kieron Gillen | Illustrated by Caanan White | Published by Avatar Press | Format: Paperback, 176 pp When I started to read Über: Volume 1 I wasn’t exactly sure how to feel about what I was reading.  With an ambiguous sense of who are the heroes and who are the villains in the first half […]

24th Mar2014

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Season 2 Volume 1′ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars (the voices of): Jason Biggs, Rob Paulsen, Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Mae Whitman, Hoon Lee, Kevin Michael Richardson | Created by Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird Featuring the first six episodes from the second season of Nickelodeon’s CGI-animated hit series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Season 2 Volume 1 sees the gang face new perils including […]

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