18th Mar2014

‘The Borderlands’ DVD Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Gordon Kennedy, Robin Hill, Luke Neal, Aidan McArdle, Sarah Annis, Lee Arnold, Patrick Godfrey, Marcus Cunningham | Written and Directed by Elliot Goldner Elliot Goldner directs this British horror following a team of specialists from the Vatican who are drawn to a remote West Country church by reports of mysterious occurrences in the area.  The Borderlands sees a […]

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17th Mar2014

‘Don Jon’ Blu-ray Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Tony Danza, Julianne Moore, Brie Larson | Written and Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joseph Gordon-Levitt has seemingly been everywhere as of late. He has unquestionably come a very long way since his days as a child star. Recently his career ventured into entirely new territory with the release of Don Jon. […]

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17th Mar2014

‘The Zero Theorem’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Lucas Hedges, Matt Damon, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rupert Friend | Written by Pat Rushin | Directed by Terry Gilliam Terry Gilliam may be a national treasure but that doesn’t preclude him from making films which can at times sink a little too much into his […]

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16th Mar2014

‘Salamander: The Complete Season One’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Nordic Noir is popular in the United Kingdom right now and we tend to get hooked whenever we are given a new morsel to chew on.  One thing we’d be stupid to not realise though is that Europe has much more to offer than just that certain brand of Noir.  Salamander: The Complete Season One […]

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16th Mar2014

‘Escape Plan’ Blu-ray Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jim Caviezel, Vinnie Jones, Amy Ryan, 50 Cent | Written by Miles Chapman, Jason Keller | Directed by Mikael Halfstrom After two box office disappointments, The Last Stand and Bullet To The Head, two of action’s greatest ever stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone come together for the first film in which they properly, […]

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16th Mar2014

‘TLC 2013′ DVD Review

by Chris Cummings

The final pay per view of 2013, TLC (Tables, Ladders, Chairs) 2013, boasts, what was being promoted by WWE as one of the most important matches in the history of WWE and/or professional wrestling: the unification match between the WWE Champion Randy Orton and the World Heavyweight Champion John Cena; and the show begins with […]

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15th Mar2014

‘Blue is the Warmest Colour’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Léa Seydoux, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing, Catherine Salée, Benjamin Siksou, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky | Written by Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix | Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche Love is a complicated thing, it can also be destructive but for those fleeting moments when you are truly in love they can shape your life forever.  […]

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15th Mar2014

‘The Doll Squad’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Francine York, Sherri Vernon, Tura Satana, Leigh Christian, Michael Ansara, Anthony Eisley, John Carter | Written by Ted V. Mikels, Jack Richesin, Pam Eddy | Directed by Ted V. Mikels A rousing cocktail of bombs and bikinis, topped with a slick 70s score, The Doll Squad (ask Seduce and Destroy) was produced, directed, written and edited […]

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15th Mar2014

‘Badge of Fury’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jet Li, Zhang Wen, Shishi Liu, Michelle Chen, Yan Liu, Collin Chou, Stephen Fung, Raymond Lam, Ka-Yan Leung, Siu-Lung Leung, Yili Ma | Written by Tan Cheung | Directed by Tsz Ming Wong Jet Li, star of countless classic martial arts movies, teams up with the producer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Kung […]

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14th Mar2014

‘Bad Channels’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Paul Hipp, Martha Quinn, Aaron Lustig, Charlie Spradling, Ian Patrick Williams | Written by Jackson Barr | Directed by Ted Nicolaou I’m a bad Full Moon fan. I really am… I can now cross Bad Channels off my list of Full Moon flicks I know of but haven’t seen. Yet another collaboration between Charles […]

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13th Mar2014

‘Frost’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Helgi Björnsson, Einar Dagbjartsson, Valur Freyr Einarsson, Björn Thors, Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir, Anna Gunndís Guðmundsdóttir, Hallur Ingólfsson | Written by Jón Atli Jónasson | Directed by Reynir Lyngdal If I tell you that Frost was released on DVD back on February 10th and only now am I getting round to putting fingers to keyboard, […]

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13th Mar2014

‘Stalled’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dan Palmer, Antonia Bernath, Tamaryn Payne | Written by Dan Palmer | Directed by Christian James One of the films high on my “must-see” Frightfest list last year, unfortunately work got in the way and I missed it. However I didn’t miss the furore surrounding its screenings, which  – if memory serves, sold out on more […]

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13th Mar2014

‘Knights of Badassdom’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Kwanten, Peter Dinklage,  Danny Pudi, Summer Glau, Brian Posehn | Written by Kevin Dreyfuss, Matt Wall | Directed by Joe Lynch [EDITORS NOTE: Knights of Badassdom had a very long and very troubled journey to release and the version available now in the US is not director Joe Lynch’s original vision, the film having […]

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13th Mar2014

The Americans 2×03 – “The Walk-In” Review

by Nathan Smith

Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Annet Mahendru, Holly Taylor | Created by Joseph Weisberg We’re now sixteen episodes into The Americans and the one thing that we’ve never been privy to is Philip and Elizabeth’s life before we met them proper. We’ve had bits and pieces like Elizabeth’s horrifying rape or Philip’s past life with the agent but its been […]

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12th Mar2014

‘Deadlings’ Review (iOS)

by Paul Metcalf

As a fan of the game Lemmings in its original form I remember the obsession of getting as many of the weird little creatures through the level as possible, though it was always fun to see how they could be killed.  The aim though was to make it through the levels by utilising the skills […]

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12th Mar2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The Complete Accident Man’

by Paul Metcalf

It’s fair to say that Mike Fallon is a character you should not like.  He’s superficial, arrogant, materialistic and a killer.  A creation of Pat Mills and Tony Skinner with artwork by Howard Chaykin, Martin Emond, Duke Mighten and John Earsmus, The Complete Accident Man introduces you to the world of the Mike Fallon, and then lets […]

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12th Mar2014

‘Muppets Most Wanted’ Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: The Muppets, Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Tom Hiddleston | Written by James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller | Directed by James Bobin Muppets Most Wanted arrives in what feels like no time at all since the long-awaited previous film. I was honestly quite shocked to see the screening invite in my inbox. After the […]

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11th Mar2014

‘Dark House’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Luke Kleintank, Tobin Bell, Alex McKenna, Anthony Rey Perez, Zack Ward, Lacey Anzelc, Ethan S. Smith, Lesley-Anne Down, Charles Agron, Daniel Ross Owens, Max Gail, Patricia Belcher | Written by Victor Salva, Charles Agron | Directed by Victor Salva As a fan of the Jeepers Creepers movies I’m always interested in what Victor Salva will come […]

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11th Mar2014

‘The Corpse Grinders’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Sean Kenney, Monika Kelly, Sanford Mitchell, J. Byron Foster, Warren Ball, Ann Noble, Vincent Barbi | Written by Arch Hall, Joseph Cranston | Directed by Ted V. Mikels Recently on television in the UK there was a show about what is in your pet’s food, and how shocked you would be.  They missed a […]

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10th Mar2014

‘Senran Kagura Burst’ Review (3DS)

by Phil Wheat

If there’s ever been a point of controversy in video games it’s those “weird” Japanese games that never get ported across to Europe and the US – you know the ones: those that feature gratuitous, often lingering shots of girls battling it out, be it in a beat ‘em up or JRPG. Back in the […]

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10th Mar2014

‘Bloody Homecoming’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jim Tavaré, Rae Latt, Lexi Giovagnoli, Alex Dobrenko, Randi Lamey, Branden Lee Roth, Taryn Cervarich, Elizabeth Bigger, Shaleen Cholera, Grainne McDermott, Jesse Ferraro, Steve Earnest, Victoria Park, Hilary Wagner | Written by Jake Helgren | Directed by Brian C. Weed Three years earlier Billy Corbin died trapped in a fiery storeroom. Now the ones […]

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10th Mar2014

Review: The Walking Dead – Season 2 Episode 2 (Xbox 360)

by Paul Metcalf

Oh The Walking Dead you know just where to stick that dagger don’t you? When I finished the first episode of The Walking Dead Season Two I should have known what was coming, it was just a way of easing you into the trap before it ripped your heart right out of your chest.  Looking […]

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