04th Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Let Us Prey’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Liam Cunningham ,Pollyanna McIntosh, Sophie Stephanie Farmer, Niall Greig Fulton | Written by David Cairns, Fiona Watson | Directed by Brian O’Malley Review by Andrew McArthur Despite a promising opening and some interesting thematic concepts, Scottish horror Let Us Prey quickly goes off the rails veering into sloppy bog-standard genre territory. Brian O’Malley’s feature […]

04th Jul2014

‘The Anomaly’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Noel Clarke, Ian Somerhalder, Luke Hemsworth, Brian Cox, Alexis Knapp, Niall Greig Fulton, Michael Bisping, Ali Cook, Art Parkinson, Reuben Dabrow, Victoria Broom | Written by Simon Lewis | Directed by Noel Clarke Review by Andrew McArthur Noel Clarke‘s third directorial feature sees him in front of the cameras once again in science-fiction action piece, The […]

03rd Jul2014

‘The Escapists’ – Hands On Preview (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

Prison is hell, if you are not being beaten up by the other inmates you are being bullied by the guards to follow their orders. What do you do to survive? You learn to fit in, learn the schedules of the guards, form a team and make your escape! That’s not what you really do […]

03rd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Welcome to New York’ 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 […]

03rd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘The Green Inferno’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Daryl Sabara, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Sky Ferreira | Written by Eli Roth, Guillermo Amoedo | Directed by Eli Roth Review by Andrew McArthur Eli Roth continues to prove that he is quickly becoming a titan in the horror genre with his first directorial feature film in six years, The Green […]

03rd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Life After Beth’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Dane DeHaan, Audrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Anna Kendrick, Jim O’Heir, Paul Reiser, Matthew Gray Gubler, Garry Marshall | Written and Directed by Jeff Baena Review by Andrew McArthur If like me zombie themed romantic comedy Warm Bodies left you as cold as one of the undead stiffs themselves, then Life After Beth is the perfect […]

03rd Jul2014

The WWE Main Roster Report: Part 4 – The Divas

by Chris Cummings

The WWE main roster is always changing, some wrestlers leave for whatever reason happens to cause their departure, some wrestlers move up the card because management wants to give them a push and some wrestlers move downwards, or stay still, sometimes merely because the creative team has a lack of ideas for their television character. […]

03rd Jul2014

‘The Weirding Willows Vol 1: What The Wild Things Are’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Dave Elliot | Art by Barnaby Bagenda | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardcover, 104pp When Alice crawled through the rabbit hole and entered Wonderland she found a world unlike any other and made a many friends along the way.  What if though the Wild Woods in which the hole was found […]

03rd Jul2014

‘Amber: The Complete Series’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Lauryn Canny, Eva Birthistle, David Murray, Levi O’Sullivan, Justine Mitchell, David Herlihy, Declan Conlon, Emily Nagle, Stella McCusker, Shauna Griffith | Created by Rob Crawley, Paul Duane If there is one type of television show we’ve got a lot of right now it’s the drama. While mostly concentrating on murder and politics there are some though that […]

02nd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘We’ll Never Have Paris’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Simon Helberg, Melanie Lynskey, Maggie Grace, Zachary Quinto, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Cantor, Gioianna DiGiorgio, Dana Ivey, Judith Light | Written by Simon Helberg | Directed by Jocelyn Towne, Simon Helberg Review by Andrew McArthur Joined by his wife Jocelyn Towne, The Big Bang Theory‘s Simon Helberg turns director with autobiographical romantic comedy We’ll Never Have […]

02nd Jul2014

EIFF 2014: ‘Hellion’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis, Josh Wiggins, Deke Garner, Dalton Sutton, Camron Owens, Dylan Cole, Jonny Mars, Walt Roberts, Annalee Jefferies | Written and Directed by Kat Candler Review by Andrew McArthur Kat Candler’s Hellion boasts some strong performances but ultimately feels like an amalgamation of various indie tropes that never quite hit the right emotional […]

02nd Jul2014

The WWE Main Roster Report: Part 3 – The Mid-Card

by Chris Cummings

The WWE main roster is always changing, some wrestlers leave for whatever reason happens to cause their departure, some wrestlers move up the card because management wants to give them a push and some wrestlers move downwards, or stay still, sometimes merely because the creative team has a lack of ideas for their television character. […]

02nd Jul2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The Extinction Parade – Volume 1′

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Max Brooks | Illustrated by Raulo Caceres | Published by Avatar Press | Format: Paperback, 160pp In pop culture it’s fair to say that vampires and zombies are still the most popular monsters right now.  With World War Z Max Brooks created a zombie apocalypse that fans loved (in book form at least) […]

02nd Jul2014

Rewind: ‘Eden Lake’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Jack O’Connell, Tara Ellis, Finn Atkins, Jumayn Hunter, Thomas Turgoose, James Burrows, Lorraine Bruce, Shaun Dooley | Written and Directed by James Watkins James Watkins, a British director who has gone on to stand behind the lens on the Hammer-produced horror film, The Woman in Black, made his directorial debut in 2008 […]

01st Jul2014

The WWE Main Roster Report: Part 2 – The Tag Teams

by Chris Cummings

The WWE main roster is always changing, some wrestlers leave for whatever reason happens to cause their departure, some wrestlers move up the card because management wants to give them a push and some wrestlers move downwards, or stay still, sometimes merely because the creative team has a lack of ideas for their television character. […]

01st Jul2014

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Tony Revolori, Willem Dafoe | Written by Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness | Directed by Wes Anderson Wes Anderson’s intrinsic surreal style is so unmistakable it is safe to assume it can be seen from space.  Each ounce of each frame is so unmistakably his own that it identifies itself […]

01st Jul2014

WWE RAW: Results & Review (30.06.14)

by Chris Cummings

24 hours removed from Money in the Bank and WWE host another edition of RAW, live from Hartford, Connecticut. What will WWE do to set up the next PPV, Battleground? What will the new WWE World Champion John Cena have to say to the WWE Universe? Will Seth Rollins attempt to cash in his Money […]

01st Jul2014

‘The Sacrament’ DVD Review

by Guest

Stars: Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, AJ Bowen, Kate Lyn Sheil, Gene Jones, Kentucker Audley, Shaun Clay, Shawn Parsons, Donna Biscoe | Written and Directed by Ti West New Splat Pack maestro Ti West wowed us back in 2009 with House of the Devil then again last year withInnkeepers. Whilst House of the Devil was a slow burning kind of 70’s hark-back, Innkeepers was very […]

01st Jul2014

‘WWE Money in the Bank 2014′ Results & Review

by Chris Cummings

One of the more interesting of WWE’s annual b-shows, Money in the Bank is the night of the year where a younger talent has the chance to grab the contract that sets them up for a built-in storyline and eventual chance at winning the WWE World Title. Here, there are two ladder matches, one for […]

30th Jun2014

‘Cold in July’ Review – Joe’s Thoughts

by Joe Cronin

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson, Vinessa Shaw, Wyatt Russell, Nick Damici, Lanny Flaherty, Kristin Griffith, Dorothea Swiac, Joe Lanza, Rachel Zeiger-Haag | Written by Jim Mickle, Nick Damici, Joe R. Lansdale | Directed by Jim Mickle Texan thriller Cold In July, has been hailed as the new No Country for Old Men. The latest film […]

30th Jun2014

‘Absentia’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Katie Parker, Courtney Bell, Dave Levine, Morgan Peter Brown, Justin Gordon | Written and Directed by Mike Flanagan [NOTE: With the film set for a UK Blu-ray release on July 7th, here's a reposting of my review of Absentia from its original 2012 DVD debut] Tricia’s husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. […]

30th Jun2014

The WWE Main Roster Report: Part 1 – The Big Boys

by Chris Cummings

The WWE main roster is always changing, some wrestlers leave for whatever reason happens to cause their departure, some wrestlers move up the card because management wants to give them a push and some wrestlers move downwards, or stay still, sometimes merely because the creative team has a lack of ideas for their television character. […]

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