18th Jan2018

Poster & two clips from ‘Nemesis 5: The New Model’

by Phil Wheat

Albert Pyun’s Nemesis franchise was a staple of the DTV era, with the Olivier Gruner starring first film exploding into video stores in 1992 and a further 3 installments released in 1995 and 1996 – probably because Pyun churned out the sequels in order to cash in on the popularity of the original… Why the […]

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26th Jun2017

Watch Now: New trailer for Albert Pyun’s ‘Interstellar Civil War’

by Phil Wheat

It was almost four years ago when one of my favourite directors, Albert Pyun, announced his retirement… A retirement that didn’t last long! Now on his 54th(!) film, Pyun is back behind the camera, after a brief sabbatical, once again exploring the realms of low-budget film making. In the case of his latest – Interstellar […]

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30th Jan2017

From VHS to VOD #1

by Phil Wheat

I don’t know if you’re anything like me, but I can often spend hours upon hours trawling through iTunes looking for new movies to buy… Usually I’ll randomly come across a title I haven’t seen in years and use the “Cast & Crew” links to make my way down the rabbit hole to the more […]

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10th Mar2014

‘Arcade’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Megan Ward, Peter Billingsley, Seth Green, A.J. Langer, Bryan Dattilo, Norbert Weisser, John DeLancie, Don Stark, Humberto Ortiz | Written by David S. Goyer | Directed by Albert Pyun Released at the height of the straight to video techno-horror phase that rode in on the coat-tails of The Lawnmower Man and also saw the […]

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09th Mar2014

‘Dollman’ & ‘Demonic Toys’ Blu-ray Review(s)

by Phil Wheat

Two of my favourite Full Moon flicks, Dollman and Demonic Toys, have been given the Blu-ray treatment by the folks at 88 Films. Already owning the pair on DVD we take a look at these new releases to see how they compare and if the new Blus are worthy of an upgrade… DOLLMAN Stars: Tim […]

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19th Aug2013

Albert Pyun retires – My thoughts

by Phil Wheat

Earlier today (Aug 19th) one of my all-time favourite directors, Albert Pyun, announced via his Facebook and Twitter pages that he would be stepping away from movie-making and all that it ensues, due to health reasons… He’s since expanded on the problems with his health in a further post on his Facebook page, that I […]

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01st Aug2013

Albert Pyun announced as main guest at the B-movie, Underground and Trash Film Festival

by Phil Wheat

From Wednesday 4th September till Sunday 8th September, the 8th annual B-movie, Underground and Trash Film Festival (BUTFF) will once again be held in the city centre of Breda in the Netherlands.BUTFF is a small and intimate, but unique international film festival. Not only is the festival a paradise for B-movie trash and underground movie lovers from around the […]

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24th Jun2013

‘Captain America (1990)’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Matt Salinger, Ronny Cox, Scott Paulin, Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Michael Nouri, Kim Gillingham, Melinda Dillon, Bill Mumy, Francesca Neri | Written by Stephen Tolkin | Directed by Albert Pyun Some twenty-odd years ago I was an unassuming teenager who used to spend most evenings trawling the shelves of my local video store looking […]

09th May2013

Official synopsis for Albert Pyun’s ‘The Kickboxer’ web series

by Phil Wheat

Following the news that director Albert Pyun and actor Sasha Mitchell have been discussing teaming up again for yet more tales of the kickboxer himself, David Sloan, here comes the official (rough) synopsis for the 12 to 18 episode web series, provisionally titled The Kickboxer… In hiding in South America for the past 20 years, […]

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