22nd Nov2013

‘Streets of Fire’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Willem Dafoe, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan | Written by Walter Hill, Larry Gross | Directed by Walter Hill There are films that are said to be “ahead of their time”, this can often be an excuse for poor box-office sales or just the fact that the film was done in a style that people […]

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22nd Nov2013

‘The Adventure Time Encyclopaedia’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Or to give the book it’s FULL title: The Adventure Time Encyclopaedia, Compiled by His Lowness, Hunson Abadeer, Lord of Evil (Translated from the Scrolls of OOO by Martin Olson)… If you don’t like Adventure Time, I’d say the chances are you haven’t watched it. I’m right, aren’t I? Do yourself a favour and go watch […]

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22nd Nov2013

Mark’s guide to Thought Bubble 2013

by Mark Allen

Well, it’s upon us once again, and not a moment too soon: the superlative annual comic convention Thought Bubble is back as part of both the Leeds International Film Festival and Comic Art Festival, with a signing tour currently wending its way across Britain and the main events happening this weekend at the Royal Armouries. And, […]

21st Nov2013

‘Leverage: Complete Season Four’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Aldis Hodge, Beth Riesgraf, Christian Kane, Gina Bellman, Timothy Hutton | Created by Chris Downey, John Rogers In the United Kingdom we had a show called Hustle.  The basic concept was to take a group of grifters and each episode they would take part in some type of heist, when watching Leverage: Complete Season 4 which has […]

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21st Nov2013

‘Family Guy: Season Twelve’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis | Created by Seth MacFarlane In this bloody marvellous assortment of 23 original Family Guy episodes, Peter tries to prove he’s a British Royal Family guy, Quagmire tries to get giggity with Meg, and Brian and Stewie are beside themselves when they travel back in time to the […]

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20th Nov2013

‘Deadfall Adventures’ Review (Xbox 360)

by Paul Metcalf

When it comes to first person shooting games now people tend to think of the likes of Call of Duty and Battlefield where the action is mainly based on multiplayer battles and the solo campaigns are somewhat of an afterthought.  Sometimes we get lucky though and we get something like Deadfall Adventures which while it may not […]

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19th Nov2013

WWE RAW Results & Review (18.11.13)

by Chris Cummings

Sorry for the lack of write-up last week, but here we are for a new results and review of this weeks’ episode of WWE RAW. Last week’s event was held in the UK and Cena was attacked by Del Rio, Big Show attacked WWE Champion Randy Orton and slammed him through an announce table and […]

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19th Nov2013

‘Star Wars: Tiny Death Star’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

The Emperor has a problem, he needs funds to build his Death Star to full glory and he needs your help…to turn it into an apartment block.  Sound strange? Well welcome to the world of Star Wars: Tiny Death Star.  The idea is simple, you build up a tower with different levels of residential areas, recreational, […]

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19th Nov2013

‘Bad Grandpa’ Review: A New Kind of Filmmaking?

by Catherina Gioino

Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris, Georgina Cates, Kamber Hejlik, Jill Kill, Spike Jonze, Catherine Keener | Written by Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville | Directed by Jeff Tremaine Everyone’s heard of the Jackass movies even if they haven’t seen them. Movies where people with an extremely high pain threshold put their minds and bodies […]

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18th Nov2013

‘Final Exam’ Review (PS3)

by Paul Metcalf

Playing games can be a complicated experience sometimes, sometimes we want to play first person shooters, sometimes we want to play sports games and sometimes we want to play something that will make our brain work overtime. Then of course there are those times when we just want to beat up wave after wave of […]

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18th Nov2013

‘Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

It’s fair to say that the horror game has made somewhat of a small comeback in PC gaming, with Outlast being released and now Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs.  These two titles have brought back atmosphere and more importantly upped the fear factor, with some saying A Machine for Pigs is one of the scariest games […]

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18th Nov2013

‘The Wolverine: Extended Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Brian Tee, Hal Yamanouchi, Will Yun Lee, Famke Janssen | Written by Mark Bomback, Scott Frank | Directed by James Mangold In case you hadn’t noticed, there was another Wolverine film out this summer. Hugh Jackman took his cigar-smoking, brow-furrowing, claw-snikt-ing anti-hero to Japan […]

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17th Nov2013

‘Pacific Rim’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Diego Klattenhoff, Charlie Day, Max Martini, Burn Gorman, Robert Kazinsky, Ron Perlman | Written by Guillermo del Toro, Travis Beacham | Directed by Guillermo del Toro Some people think that Guillermo del Toro is one of the most creative directors at work in the movie industry today, and […]

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17th Nov2013

‘Lifeforce’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay, Patrick Stewart, Michael Gothard | Written by Dan O’Bannon | Directed by Tobe Hooper Based on a book by Colin Wilson known as Space Vampires and adapted by Dan O’Bannon for the silver screen Lifeforce is one of the most unique versions of the vampire legend ever […]

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17th Nov2013

‘Creepshow’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye, E.G. Marshall, Viveca Lindfors, Ed Harris, Ed Harris | Written by Stephen King | Directed by George A. Romero Creepshow is an anthology of five stories, some written specifically for the film by Stephen King and others adapted from his own short […]

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15th Nov2013

‘Pin’ Review (Arrowdrome)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: David Hewlett, Cynthia Preston, Terry O’Quinn, John Pyper-Ferguson | Written and Directed by Sandor Stern When Alfred Hitchcock made Psycho he had a lot to answer for, creating a character in Norman Bates that is so easy to replicate, though hard to perfect.  Pin is a film that bears similarities to Hitchcock’s masterpiece and has a […]

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15th Nov2013

‘TK Baha’s Bloody Harvest’ Review (Borderlands 2 DLC)

by Paul Metcalf

When Borderlands 2 was released it’s arguable that there was one character that was missing, whether he was in zombie form or alive where was TK Baha? Well after the first season of DLC had passed and everybody thought that was it was over and time to look forward to Borderlands 3, TK has made […]

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15th Nov2013

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Review (Xbox 360)

by Paul Metcalf

When looking at the Grand Theft Auto games it comes as no surprise that it all started in 1997 a top down 2D classic that caught attention for the level of violence it portrayed on gamers screens.  Imagine that, 2D and caused controversy about violence.  Now we are in 2013 and Grand Theft Auto V is released, […]

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14th Nov2013

‘WWE Night of Champions 2013′ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Night of Champions begins with a nice video package that resembles the ones from the 90’s and early 00’s. Triple H makes his way to the ring and talks about how the PPV would be a huge night and that there was no interference allowed in the main event between Orton and Bryan. Paul Heyman […]

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14th Nov2013

‘The Night of the Hunter’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, Peter Graves | Written by James Agee | Directed by Charles Laughton My love of movies comes from watching them, obsessively and probably way too much.  No matter how many I manage to watch though, even starting from an early age I’ve still not seen some that are […]

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14th Nov2013

‘The Walking Dead 4×05: Internment’ Review [Spoiler Free]

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Lauren Cohan, Norman Reedus, Emily Kinney, Chandler Riggs, David Morrissey, Danai Gurira, Steven Yeun | Written by Channing Powell | Directed by David Boyd The following review will contain some spoilers from last week’s episode. So, last week was one of those episodes that was focused on choices, a concept that has followed this series since it […]

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14th Nov2013

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Collection’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Growing up in the eighties was an awesome time for kids when it came to cartoons.  One of the best cartoons I remember was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I watched the cartoons every change I had and tried to never miss an episode.  I even have the somewhat embarrassing memory of Turtle Power, the theme song […]

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