22nd Feb2014

Tribeca Film Festival 2013: Tribeca Street Fair

by Catherina Gioino

The Tribeca Film Festival is not only known for its world renown films that are featured there, but also its annual Tribeca Street Fair held on Greenwich Street between Hubart and Chambers Streets in downtown New York City. The 2013 Tribeca Street Fair was held on Saturday, April 27th and there was a lot of […]

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22nd Feb2014

Tribeca Film Festival 2013: ‘A Single Shot’ – Sam Rockwell Interview

by Catherina Gioino

The North American premiere of the film A Single Shot was shown at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, which stars Sam Rockwell as hunter John Moon. The 116 minute film was shot in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States and was directed by David Rosenthal. Written by Matthew F. Jones (who also wrote […]

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22nd Feb2014

Tribeca Film Festival 2013: ‘And the Band Played On’ Retrospective

by Catherina Gioino

At the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival there was a rescreening of the film And the Band Played On, a film based on a novel of the same name. The film (and book) goes into detail about the mysterious deaths of gay men during the time right before HIV and AIDS research had started. Starring Alan […]

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22nd Feb2014

Tales from the Crypt 2×07 – “The Sacrifice” Review

by Nathan Smith

Original airdate – May 15th, 1990 There’s a reason I don’t usually remember the Tales From the Crypt episodes with no supernatural leanings – it’s because they’re bland. Look, every episode, you’ll find a single certainty: there’s going to be someone getting killed or someone deserving of some major cosmic comeuppance, and then they get […]

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21st Feb2014

‘Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sean Astin, Currie Graham, Ryan Donowho, Brando Eaton, Jillian Murray, Mitch Ryan, Solly Duran, Lydia Hearst, Claudette Lali | Written by Jake Wade Wall | Directed by Kaare Andrews I distinctly remember the hype surrounding the release of the original Cabin Fever movie – written and directed by then newcomer Eli Roth, the film […]

21st Feb2014

Book Review: ‘Grimm – The Chopping Block’

by Paul Metcalf

Written by John Passarella | Published by Titan Books | Paperback, 336pp | RRP £7.99 With fiction based on television series like Grimm it’s interesting that these stories can be placed between episodes, and in ways we never know these investigations even took place and what effects they had upon the characters.  Grimm: The Chopping […]

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21st Feb2014

‘Paranormal Xperience’ Blu-ray 3D Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Amaia Salamanca, Maxi Iglesias, Lucho Fernández, Úrsula Corberó, Óscar Sinela, Alba Ribas, Manuel de Blas, Eduard Farelo | Written by Daniel Padro | Directed by Sergi Vizcaino When you’ve watched horror for most of your life you tend to have seen a lot of the gimmicks used to try to make the genre more […]

20th Feb2014

Tribeca Film Festival 2013: ‘Dancing in Jaffa’

by Catherina Gioino

Hilla Medalia returns to her award winning directorial status of documentary filmmaking with the film Dancing In Jaffa, a story about ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine teaching children to dance in his hometown of Jaffa, Israel. Dulaine marvelously picks his top dancers from the three dancing schools he started to compete together in citywide championships. Often […]

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19th Feb2014

‘Skinwalkers’ Review (aka Skinwalker Ranch)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Taylor Bateman, Steve Berg, Michael Black, Erin Cahill, Carol Call, Kyle Davis, Jon Gries, Nash Lucas, Matthew Rocheleau | Written by Adam Ohler | Directed by Devin McGinn When Skinwalkers arrived to review, I was confused.  I remember Skinwalkers being a fairly good movie about werewolves, where this was not it.  Doing a bit […]

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19th Feb2014

House of Cards Season Two: Episodes 1-3 Review

by Catherina Gioino

In Netflix’s original series, House of Cards returned for its second season on Friday, February 14th 2014 to blow away audiences everywhere, even causing a 16% spike of Netflix’s new users (and beating out last year’s premiere with a spike of only 2%). The point is, it’s doing quite well financially. However, since it is […]

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18th Feb2014

WWE RAW Results & Review (17.02.14)

by Chris Cummings

Welcome to this week’s RAW write-up. Tonight’s show opens with John Cena’s music playing and him making his way to the ring to his usual reaction, the kids cheer, the rest of the fans boo. We see a replay of Cena pinning Orton in the main event of last week’s RAW. Cena poses for the […]

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18th Feb2014

‘The Devil’s Bargain’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jonnie Hurn, Chloe Farnworth, Dan Burman | Written and Directed by Drew Cullingham Drew Cullingham, writer/director of the Western vampire flick Umbrage: The First Vampire, returns with The Devil’s Bargain, a apocalyptic tale set in 1974 and shot on a shoestring budget in twenty-four hours over four days, using an experimental ‘pinhole’ technique and distributed outside […]

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17th Feb2014

‘WWE Survivor Series 2013′ Blu-ray Review

by Chris Cummings

Survivor Series began at the end of the 1980’s and was a themed show that saw the roster of WWE team together in elimination style tag team battles that saw the biggest stars of the day team together to form super-teams. As time went by the Survivor Series stopped being a show filled with elimination […]

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17th Feb2014

‘Dr. Mordrid’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Yvette Nipar, Jay Acovone, Keith Coulouris, Brian Thompson, Jeff Austin | Written by C. Courtney Joyner | Directed by Charles & Albert Band 88 Films are a company that release some real oddities when it comes to movies, and most of them come from Charles Band’s Full Moon company.  Doctor Mordrid is one […]

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16th Feb2014

‘Machete Kills’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega, Mel Gibson, Demian Bichir, Amber Heard, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofía Vergara, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Walton Goggins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Hudgens, Tom Savini | Written by Kyle Ward | Directed by Robert Rodriguez I’ve always been a fan of Robert Rodriguez whether it was Desperado and its sequel […]

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16th Feb2014

‘Alice Sweet Alice’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula Sheppard, Niles McMaster, Jane Lowry, Rudolph Willrich, Michael Hardstark, Alphonso DeNoble, Gary Allen, Brooke Shields | Written by Alfred Sole, Rosemary Ritvo | Directed by Alfred Sole 88 Films expand their DVD repertoire with their first non-Full Moon flick Alice Sweet Alice (aka Communion), the 1970s “killer kid” proto-slasher […]

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16th Feb2014

‘Split’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Austin Hayden, Shian Denovan | Written and Directed by Andy Stewart It was two years ago when I first saw blogger-turned-filmmaker Any Stewart’s short Dysmorphia, his superb take on the body-horror genre pioneered by the likes of David Cronenberg. Since then we’ve had the likes of Éric Falardeau’s Thanatomorphose – a feature length look […]

16th Feb2014

‘She Wolf of the Woods’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Toni Benedetti, Jamie Evans, Jason Harvey, Tyne Roberts, John Fleming | Written and Directed by Adriana Polito Adriana Polito, one of the producers of the superb body horror short Dysmorphia, turns her hand to writing and directing with the horror comedy She Wolf of the Woods, which follows forest ranger Amy as she goes […]

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15th Feb2014

‘Games of Thrones: The Complete Third Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When looking at Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season for review the question has to be what can I say what people don’t already know? If they are going to watch the third season they already will have seen the other seasons and know what is to come.  In looking at the complete season […]

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15th Feb2014

‘Filth’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Imogen Poots, James McAvoy, Joanne Froggatt, Jamie Bell, Shirley Henderson, Eddie Marsan, Iain De Caestecker, Jim Broadbent, Pollyanna McIntosh | Written and Directed by Jon S. Baird I think it’s fair to say that my movie tastes can be quite diverse at times, but my true love is for the movie that looks at […]

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15th Feb2014

‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2′ Blu-ray Review

by Guest

Stars: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Will Forte, Andy Samberg, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Kristen Schaal, Bruce Campbell | Written by John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein, Erica Rivinoja | Directed by Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn Review by Glen Chapman Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 picks up immediately after […]

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14th Feb2014

An Open Letter to Spike Lee

by Guest

[Editors Note: Writer/director Pearry Teo (Necromentia, Witchville, Bedlam Stories) pens this open letter to director Spike Lee regarding his remake of Chan-Woo Park's masterpiece, OldBoy]   Dear Spike Lee, When I was a young kid, at about 15 years old, I came across one of your masterpieces called Malcolm X. I loved that movie so […]

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