17th Jun2017

‘Return to Horror High’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: George Clooney, Maureen McCormick, Vince Edwards, Brendan Hughes, Scott Jacoby, Lori Lethin, Alex Rocco | Written by Bill Froehlich, Mark Lisson | Directed by Bill Froehlich In 1982 Crippen High School was the scene of a series of brutal murders and yet the killer was never caught. Now a low budget film crew that […]

17th Jun2017

‘The Founder’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, Patrick Wilson | Written by Robert D. Siegel | Directed by John Lee Hancock When you have a film looking at the origins of McDonald’s, you would think that the company would like it to be […]

17th Jun2017

‘John Wick: Chapter 2′ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Claudia Gerini, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Tobias Segal, John Leguizamo | Written by Derek Kolstad | Directed by Chad Stahelski 2014′s John Wick took pretty much everyone by surprise. The third in a trilogy of action movies Keanu Reeves made in 2013/4, John Wick succeeded […]

17th Jun2017

‘Night Owl Society #3′ Review (IDW)

by Dan Clark

Written by James Venhaus | Art by Pius Bak | Published by IDW Oh what could have been? One of the most shocking elements of the final issue of this series is that is the final issue. The first two issues were great building to something really impressive. Then with this final issue a marathon is suddenly […]

17th Jun2017

‘Saga #43′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by  Brian K. Vaughan | Art by Fiona Staples | Published by Image Comics Saga is easily the most decorated book currently going today and will probably go down as the greatest book of this current generation. Still, even with that I would argue it is can be under appreciated. It is a victim of […]

17th Jun2017

Dead Men Tell No Tales about this ‘Pirates Grog’

by Phil Wheat

With Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales hitting UK cinemas last month, what better time to launch a brand new line of rum? After all, a pirates favourite drink is rum right? Right! The latest Pirates… movie sees infamous constantly drunk pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) face off against his old […]

16th Jun2017

‘Faith #12′ Review (Valiant)

by Dan Clark

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Joe Eisma | Published by Valiant Faith has been gaining notoriety both outside and inside of her book so it was only a matter of time before she would be facing off against her first evil superhero team. Faithless, a group put together by Chris Chriswell, has come together over […]

16th Jun2017

‘Among the Living’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Beatrice Dalle, Théo Fernandez, Damien Ferdel, Zacharie Chasseriaud, Anne Marivin, Francis Renaud, Fabien Jegoudez, Nicolas Giraud, Chloé Coulloud, Dominique Frot | Written and Directed by Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo French directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, the driving force behind the notorious L’interieur (aka Inside) and the stylish Livid, turn their gallic focus to a […]

16th Jun2017

‘Reborn #6′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by Mark Millar | Art by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion | Published by Image Comics Looking at the creative team and concept of Reborn it had the ability to be a great series but it never reached the height of its potential. While reading this series I can see the wheels spinning in Miller’s head with all […]

16th Jun2017

‘The Great Wall’ Blu-ray 3D Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe, Pedro Pascal, Tian Jing, Andy Lau, Hanyu Zhang, Han Lu, Kenny Lin, Eddie Peng, Xuan Huang, Ryan Zheng | Written by Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Tony Gilroy | Directed by Yimou Zhang Magnificent, breath-taking spectacle. A glorious, gorgeous testament to mankind’s creativity. Looks really good in 3D. All of this […]

16th Jun2017

‘Gifted’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate | Written by Tom Flynn | Directed by Marc Webb Having escaped the web of the Spider-Man franchise, Marc Webb returns to (500) Days of Summer-sized moviemaking with this soft-focus indie, combining the maths genius elements of Good Will Hunting with the child custody […]

16th Jun2017

‘Extremity #4′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dan Clark

Written by  Daniel Warren Johnson | Art by Daniel Warren Johnson | Published by Image Comics Daniel Warren Johnson has made quite the book with Extremity. He has been able to create this vast creative world full of its own distinctive history. That world building has not taken away from any of the entertainment as the […]

16th Jun2017

‘DiRT 4′ Review (PS4)

by Matthew Smail

Right from the beginning, DiRT 4 obviously seeks to build on the success of the critically acclaimed DiRT Rally, whilst simultaneously reaching for the more mainstream audience of the previous entries in the series. It’s a much calmer experience than the other numbered entries, and where the art of the traditional rally has lost ground […]

16th Jun2017

‘Babyteeth #1′ (Aftershock Comics)

by Phil Wheat

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Garry Brown | Published by Aftershock With God Country, Redneck, and now Babyteeth Donny Cates is making a run to be the biggest breakout writer of 2017. Not only have his books sold remarkably well they are also quite good. As a comic fan it is exciting when fresh faces […]

15th Jun2017

‘Youngblood #2′ & ‘Eternal Empire #2′ Review

by Dan Clark

Youngblood #2 Written by Chad Bowers | Art by Jim Towe | Published by Image Comics Youngblood #2 is an improvement from the first issue but still suffers from many of the same demoralizing issues. Two issues in the narrative is still impenetrable for anyone who is still not well versed in the lore of […]

15th Jun2017

‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season 1′ DVD Review (Manga UK)

by Kevin Haldon

“Judge me all you want, if you took the time to open this review based on the title, The Pink Ranger was YOUR first love too” Back in January I brought you all the awesome news that Manga Entertainment UK had secured the rights to distribute the awesome 1993 classic series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers […]

15th Jun2017

‘Grass Kings #3′ & ‘The Unsound #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Grass Kings #3 Written by Matt Kindt | Art by Tyler Jenkins | Published by Boom Studios Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenks are building something special with Grass Kings. This is a book with so much unique character to it. Only three issues in and this world already has a lot of texture due in large part […]

15th Jun2017

‘Mandy’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Mandy Miller, Phyllis Calvert, Jack Hawkins, Terence Morgan, Godfrey Tearle, Marjorie Fielding, Nancy Price, Edward Chapman, Patricia Plunkett, Eleanor Summerfield, Colin Gordon | Written by Nigel Balchin, Jack Whittingham | Directed by Alexander Mackendrick When you watch Mandy, you can’t help but feel it was a film ahead of its time. The story of […]

15th Jun2017

Needle in a [Comic] Haystack #4: ‘As the Crow Flies’

by Tara Marie

Hi and welcome back to Needle in a [Comic] Haystack, where I tell you about the best and brightest comics shining out there in the dark. We’re closing out our first month here, so let’s shake it up a bit. So far we’ve been doing comic books and comic series you know nothing about. Now […]

15th Jun2017

‘Penny Dreadful #3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Chris King | Art by Jesus Hervas | Published by Titan Comics To copy a little American sports vernacular, this series has been hitting it out of the park with its first two issues. A perfect continuation from the three seasons we enjoyed on TV, this ‘season four’ has not missed a beat. […]

15th Jun2017

‘House of Cards: Season 5, Episodes 7-13′ Review

by Catherina Gioino

There comes a certain point while watching a reality TV show that you start to wonder just how real the show is. Then comes the frightening opposite of it, when watching a dramatically licensed TV show based on daily life causes you to timidly question how real it truly has become. Unfortunately, the more we delve into […]

15th Jun2017

‘Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #1′ Review (Boom Studios)

by Dan Clark

Written by Victor LaValle | Art by Dietrich Smith | Published by Boom! Studios Basing your comic off a classic literary character takes a good amount of gumption. You are taking a character everyone is well aware of and trying to put your own spin in it, but if your spin too far off you […]

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