07th Feb2015

‘Jupiter Ascending’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Tuppence Middleton, Douglas Booth | Written and Directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski A rich science-fiction world, full of weird and colourful characters who still ring true despite having massive animal ears or wings, with well-defined politics, an ancient conflict and a lead couple who you […]

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06th Feb2015

‘Cry for Cindy / Touch Me / Act of Confession’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

CRY FOR CINDY (dir: Anthony Spinelli, 1976) “Which is the real Cindy?” Amber Hunt (Long Jeanne Silver, Sexworld) stars as Anna and she’s cute as a button in that almost strange sort of way. She’s a humble hairdresser who spends her free time with her boyfriend Dennis, played by Spencer Travis (Big Split). Things are […]

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06th Feb2015

‘WWE Best of Raw and SmackDown 2014′ DVD Review

by Nicky Johnson

Another year over in the WWE Universe (sick of that phrase yet?), which means another triple disc DVD set compiling the best moments of Raw and SmackDown from the last year, all of which you watch in full again on the WWE Network for only £9.99 a month (how about that one?). From Occupy Raw […]

05th Feb2015

‘Game of Thrones: Episode 2 – The Lost Lords’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

The race between Tales from the Borderlands and Game of Thrones to see which got their second episode is over and with The Lost Lords we have a winner, and it was worth the wait.  Continuing from the shocking events of the first episode the important thing for Telltale Games was to make the player […]

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05th Feb2015

‘Thief’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson, James Belushi, Robert Prosky, Tom Signorelli, Dennis Farina, Nick Nickeas, W.R. Brown, Norm Tobin, John Santucci | Written and Directed by Michael Mann When it comes to Michael Mann the number of movies he’s directed may not be huge, but the impact that they have has been. With […]

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04th Feb2015

‘Grace: The Possession’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Alexia Fast, Lin Shaye, Alan Dale, Joel David Moore, Alexis Knapp, Clarke Peters | Written by Jeff Chan, Chris Pare | Directed by Jeff Chan Grace (Fast) is a beautiful, naive, virginal college freshman trying to deal with campus culture and her outgoing new roommate. But when a terror takes over her body and unleashes […]

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04th Feb2015

‘Nurse 3D’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Kathleen Turner, Judd Nelson, Katrina Bowden, Paz de la Huerta, Corbin Bleu, Boris Kodjoe, Michael Eklund, Niecy Nash, Melanie Scrofano, Martin Donovan, Adam Herschman, Katia Peel | Written by Douglas Aarniokoski, David Loughery | Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski The Nurse may be in 3D, but that’s not how it was viewed – because if […]

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03rd Feb2015

WWE RAW: Results & Review (03.02.15)

by Chris Cummings

Michael Cole began this week’s RAW with a sentence something like “we are only 50 days away, on this Road to WrestleMania”. 50 days. That’s a decent amount of time for WWE to put the hype machine behind the entire roster in order to assemble a fantastic card for their annual extravaganza. We have all […]

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03rd Feb2015

‘Doc Of The Dead’ DVD Review

by Mark Allen

Featuring: George A. Romero, Charlie Adlard, Joanna Angel, Robert Kirkman, Simon Pegg, Max Brooks, Bruce Campbell, Fran Kranz, Greg Nicotero, Jacqui Holland, Tom Savini, Traycee King | Written by Chad Herschberger & Alexandre O. Philippe | Directed by Alexandre O. Philippe I like zombies just as much as the next person. Well, okay, maybe a little more, but probably not […]

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02nd Feb2015

‘Whiplash’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang, Chris Mulkey, Damon Gupton, Suanne Spoke, Charlie Ian, Jayson Blair | Written and Directed by Damian Chazelle I’m not going to tell you anything you haven’t already heard; Whiplash is great, even (perhaps especially) if you’re not particularly into jazz drumming. J.K. Simmons ought […]

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02nd Feb2015

‘Atari: Game Over’ Review

by Phil Wheat

As a kid growing up I can safely say we were dirt poor. When all the kids were playing the Atari 2600 I was stuck playing “Tennis” and “Football” on a hand-me-down Grandstand plug and play (think of Pong with 4 games rather than one); I did have a cousin who had the system but […]

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01st Feb2015

‘Dying Light’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

Ever since gaming made the move to “Next Gen” Dying Light has been one of the games that people have been waiting for, even with the delays that have held it back.  A mixture of parkour and zombie fighting action, and coming from the makers of the original Dead Island it had a lot of […]

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30th Jan2015

‘Two Night Stand’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Analeigh Tipton, Miles Teller, Jessica Szohr, Scott Mescudi, Josh Salatin, Kellyn Lindsay, Michael Showalter, Leven Rambin, Joey Lauren Adams | Written by Mark Hammer | Directed by Max Nichols During The Theory of Everything, I could have sworn I saw the plot of Two Night Stand chalked up on one of Eddie Redmayne’s blackboards. Then I squinted […]

30th Jan2015

‘Unhallowed Ground’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Ameet Chana, Poppy Drayton, Marcus Griffiths, Thomas Law, Andrew Lewis, Rachel Petladwala, Morgane Polanski, Paul Raschid, Will Thorp, Richard Derrington, Gil Cohen-Alloro, Jacob James Beswick, Tom Glenister, Perry Moore, Drew Sheridan-Wheeler | Written by Paul Raschid | Directed by Russell England Six students from North London private schools spend a night patrolling the eerie […]

29th Jan2015

‘Stage Fright’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Minnie Driver, Meat Loaf, Allie MacDonald, Douglas Smith, Kent Nolan, Brandon Uranowitz, Ephraim Ellis, Melanie Leishman, Thomas Alderson, James McGowan | Written and Directed by Jerome Sable Billed as Friday the 13th meets Glee, Stage Fright is a new take on the classic slasher formula which sees Kylie Swanson (Driver) brutally murdered after her star-making […]

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28th Jan2015

‘Blackwood’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Ed Stoppard, Sophia Myles, Russell Tovey, Isaac Andrews, Paul Kaye, Greg Wise, Joanna Vanderham, Kenneth Collard | Written by J.S. Hill | Directed by Adam Wimpenny Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has […]

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28th Jan2015

‘Greatful Dead’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Kumi Takiuchi, Takashi Sasano, Aira, Itsuji Itao, Kkobbi Kim, Hôka Kinoshita, Kenji Matsuda, Wakana Sakai, Taro Yabe | Written by Eiji Uchida, Etsuo Hiratani | Directed by Eiji Uchida In films that have a twisted edge, if a child grows up dysfunctional you know that somebody is likely to die. Greatful Dead is a twisted tale that […]

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27th Jan2015

‘Treehouse’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: J. Michael Trautmann, Dana Melanie, Clint James, Darren Kennedy, Daniel Fredrick, Shannon Knopke, Victoria Spencer Smith, Chance Nichols, Nick Herra, Caleb Cox, Vincent Michael-Smith | Written by Alex Child, Miles Harrington | Directed by Michael G. Bartlett After breaking curfew to party with some friends, Killian and his brother discover a treehouse in the […]

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27th Jan2015

WWE RAW: Results & Review (27.01.15) [The One They Cancelled]

by Chris Cummings

A day after the controversial and disappointing Royal Rumble and we learn that the live Monday Night RAW show from Hartford, Connecticut has been cancelled due to the historic storm that hit the North-west of the US, causing roadways to be closed and thus causing WWE to cancel. So, RAW was held at WWE headquarters […]

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26th Jan2015

‘Big Hero 6′ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph, Abraham Benrubi | Written by Jordan Roberts, Daniel Gerson, Robert L. Baird | Directed by Don Hall, Chris Williams Cursory Wikipedia research suggests that Disney’s latest animated feature bears little resemblance to the […]

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26th Jan2015

Royal Rumble 2015 – Results & Review

by Chris Cummings

We are a few hours removed, as I write this, from the end of the 2015 Royal Rumble. I didn’t stay up to watch it live this year like I normally do because the booking for the show hasn’t interested me enough, and the matches weren’t exciting enough for me to stay awake until 4am […]

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25th Jan2015

‘Toy Soldiers’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sean Astin, Louis Gossett Jr., Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan, Andrew Divoff, R. Lee Ermey, Denholm Elliott, George Perez, T.E. Russell, Shawn Phelan, Michael Champion, Mason Adams | Written by Daniel Petrie Jr., David Koepp | Directed by Daniel Petrie Jr. Regis High School, an exclusive prep school for delinquent teenage boys, becomes the target […]

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