08th Feb2017

‘Mr. Right’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Tim Roth, James Ransone, Anson Mount, Michael Eklund, RZA, Katie Nehra, Douglas M. Griffin | Written by Max Landis | Directed by Paco Cabezas Hyperactive at the best of times, Martha (Anna Kendrick) has gone full-on manic since her latest breakup. She babbles, parties like a monster, cooks everything in […]

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07th Feb2017

‘The Walking Dead #163′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart | Published by Image Comics This review of The Walking Dead #163 is coming a week later than I would have hoped to get it out but I was holidaying in New York with my […]

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07th Feb2017

Monster-Movie Mayhem: ‘The Dinosaur Project’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Natasha Loring, Matt Kane, Richard Dillane, Peter Brooke, Stephen Jennings | Written by Sid Bennett, Jay Basu | Directed by Sid Bennett The Dinosaur Project is the (fictional) story of a missing Congo expedition and the findings of the Cryptozoological Society to audiences around the world. The film features stunning recovered footage of creatures thought to […]

07th Feb2017

‘Spiders’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Gino Barzacchi, Gabriel Cash, Riccardo Serventi Longhi, Crisula Stafida | Directed by Paolo Bertola How many “Spiders” films are there now on DVD? There’s my favourite: 2000s Spiders, directed by Gary Jones (Mosquito) and starring Lana Parrilla (Once Upon a Time’s Evil Queen), which had a sequel in 2001. Then there’s Spiders 3D. Originally […]

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07th Feb2017

‘Willie Dynamite’ Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Roscoe Orman, Diana Sands, Thalmus Rasulala, Joyce Walker, Roger Robinson, George Murdock, Albert Hall, Norma Donaldson, Juanita Brown, Royce Wallace, Judith Brown | Written by Ron Cutler | Directed by Gilbert Moses Blaxploitation movies have a strange place in movie history. Often nostalgically looked at as being cool and oozing in style, they also […]

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06th Feb2017

‘Triggerman #5′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Matz, Walter Hill | Art by Jef | Published by Titan Comics So, just as with the films it is so clearly inspired by, we come to issue 5 and the closing act. Triggerman Roy Nash has been the classic anti-hero. He’s an average guy who just happens to be a hitman. Although […]

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06th Feb2017

‘Destruction Babies’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Yuya Yagira, Nijoro Murakami, Masaki Suda, Nana Komatsu | Written by Tetsuya Mariko, Kôhei Kiyasu | Directed by Tetsuya Marko When you watch a film you often look for some meaning behind the images you are seeing. Whether it be horror, action, love, or any other genre there is an aim to the story. This is […]

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06th Feb2017

‘Mondo Yakuza’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kenji Shimada, Glenn Maynard, Skye Medusa, Cris Cochrane, Kristen Condon, Vlady T, Saya Minami, Tom Liddy | Written by Addison Heath, Glenn Maynard, Kenji Shimada | Directed by Addison Heath A brand-new take on the Japanese Yakuza films of the 1960s, Mondo Yakuza is clearly inspired by the nihilistic work of Seijun Suzuki (Branded […]

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06th Feb2017

‘Pure Luck’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Martin Short, Danny Glover, Sheila Kelley, Sam Wanamaker, Scott Wilson, Harry Shearer, Jorge Russek | Written by Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris | Directed by Nadia Tass Good god, it’s been what seems like a lifetime since I last saw Pure Luck. I’m not even sure it previously made the leap from VHS, where I […]

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05th Feb2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘RoboGeisha’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Yoshihiro Nishimura, Naoto Takenaka, Asami, Takumi Saito | Written and Directed by Noboru Iguchi To help them achieve their goal of taking over the world, a megalomaniac Japanese businessman and his son recruit a vicious gang of Geisha assassins. These include two feisty sisters with an amazing range of surgically added weapons. But when […]

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03rd Feb2017

‘Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #2.14′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Robbie Morrison | Art by Rachel Stott | Published by Titan Comics Robbie Morrison’s arrival has seen this book go from middle of the pack to one of the front runners. His first story arc didn’t put a foot wrong, and he created quite the star turn in Julie D’Aubigny. With the slightly […]

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03rd Feb2017

‘Sing’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Jennifer Saunders, Peter Serafinowicz, Nick Kroll, Beck Bennett, Nick Offerman | Written by Garth Jennings | Directed by Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings Whilst Disney seem to be raiding their animated back-catalogue in the hopes of finding their next big […]

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03rd Feb2017

‘Tank Girl: Bad Wind Rising #1-4′ Review (Humble Bundle)

by Guest

Written by Alan Martin | Art by Rufus Dayglo, Sofie Dodgson | Published by Titan Comics Review by Baron Fortnightly A holiday. A hold-up. A murder. A car chase. A mound of dog poo. A very large vodka. A fistfight. A kick in the groin. An earthquake. A mutant surfer. A lorry heist. A thousand […]

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03rd Feb2017

‘Don’t Go In The House’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Ruth Dardick | Written by Joseph Ellison, Ellen Hammill, Joe Masefield | Directed by Joseph Ellison One of the many films that was tangled up in the video nasty debacle of the early 80s, Don’t Go In The House tells the story of Donny, a somewhat disturbed man […]

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02nd Feb2017

Monster-Movie Mayhem: ‘Piranhaconda’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Madsen, Rachel Hunter, Shandi Finnessey, Terri Ivens, Rib Hillis, Angie Savage, Chris De Christopher, Kurt Yaeger, Noah Blake | Written by J. Brad Wilke, Mike MacLean | Directed by Jim Wynorski When a rogue scientist discovers an immense egg in the dark recesses of a rainforest he thinks hes stumbled across his fame […]

02nd Feb2017

Review Round-Up: ‘Let’s Be Evil’ & ‘War on Everyone’

by Phil Wheat

LET’S BE EVIL Stars: Elizabeth Morris, Kara Tointon, Elliot James Langridge, Isabelle Allen, Jamie Bernadette, Brooke Johnston, Martin Owen, Helene Wilson, Paul Casar, Jonathan Willis, Billie Wilson, Aimee Wright | Written by Elizabeth Morris, Martin Owen, Jonathan Willis | Directed by Martin Owen Desperately in need of money to care for a sick parent, Jenny […]

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02nd Feb2017

‘T2 Trainspotting’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Anjela Nedyalkova, Kelly Macdonald | Written by John Hodge | Directed by Danny Boyle 20 years on, the idea of a sequel to a film that was so entrenched in a time and place in modern British history might seem like folly. And while it’s […]

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01st Feb2017

‘Rivers of London: Black Mould #4′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics Some people don’t like too much humour in their reading, be it science fiction, horror, etc. They seem to think it dilutes the effectiveness of the genre. I tend to think the opposite. Very few things in life, entertainment […]

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01st Feb2017

‘Masked #3′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Serge Lehman | Art by Stephane Crety, Julien Hugonnard-Bert | Published by Titan Comics Masked is another of those handpicked books by the Titan editorial team from the vast material out there in Europe. Usually lacking any character or creator recognition, these books have to get by on good looks alone, so you […]

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01st Feb2017

‘VooDoo’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Samantha Stewart, Ruth Reynolds, Dominic Matteucci, Ron Jeremy, Alec Justin Henderson, Lavelle Roby, Richard Kray, Constance Strickland,Nicole DeMaria, Courteney Winter | Written and Directed by Tom Costabile When spunky Southern belle Dani (Samantha Stewart) decides her life back home is getting a little too complicated, she decides to have a bit of time away […]

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01st Feb2017

‘Doll in the Dark’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Amy Crowdis, Robin Lord Taylor, Josh Caras, Geneva Carr, Shirley Knight, David Pirrie | Written and Directed by Alejandro Daniel Calvo When her overbearing mother dies, young Melanie (Amy Crowdis) is understandably torn by grief. To cope with her loss, she does what any teenager would do – craft a life-size doll to fill […]

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31st Jan2017

‘Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams’ Review (Criterion Collection)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Akira Terao, Martin Scorsese, Mieko Harada, Mitsuko Baisho | Written by Akira Kurosawa | Directed by Akira Kurosawa, Ishiro Honda Made in 1990, in the twilight of his career, this is the kind of out-there movie that only an auteur of Akira Kurosawa’s status could have brought (or had financed) to fruition. He had […]

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