30th Jan2017

‘Raising Cain’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen, Gregg Henry, Tom Bower, Mel Harris, Teri Austin, Gabrielle Carteris | Written and Directed by Brian De Palma One of the reasons I enjoy Arrow Video releases are the love they give to underrated movies. While this is my first time watching Raising Cain, it is fair […]

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27th Jan2017

Competition: Win the Arrow Video release of ‘Raising Cain’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Raising Cain – out Dual Format 30th Jan. 2017 – we are giving away a copy courtesy of Arrow Video! Having spent the latter half of the eighties trying out new styles of filmmaking – Wise Guys’ knockabout comedy, The Untouchables’ prestige gangster pic, Casualties of War’s Vietnam movie and […]

19th Jan2017

Competition: Win the dual-format release of slasher ‘Blood Rage’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Blood Rage – out Dual Format 23rd Jan. 2017 – we are giving away a copy courtesy of Arrow Video! What do you get if you combine Thanksgiving, American TV star Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), killer ’80s synths and some truly gruesome special effects courtesy of Ed French […]

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16th Jan2017

‘Takashi Miike’s Black Society Trilogy’ Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Takashi Miike will always be an interesting director for me. My gateway into his world was with Audition, but Ichi the Killer teased me into his world of the Yakuza and the Triad. Now with Arrow’s release of Black Society Trilogy we get to see a more controlled set of films, which still aren’t afraid […]

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13th Jan2017

Competition: Win Takashi Miike’s ‘Black Society Trilogy’ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Takashi Miike’s Black Society Trilogy – out on DVD & Blu-Ray from 16th January – we are giving away a Blu-ray copy courtesy of Arrow Video! After several years spent working almost exclusively in the direct-to-video world of “V-cinema” in Japan, Takashi Miike announced himself as a world-class filmmaking talent […]

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12th Jan2017

‘We Are The Flesh’ Review

by Andy Stewart

Stars: Noé Hernández, María Evoli, Diego Gamaliel, Gabino Rodríguez, María Cid | Written and Directed by Emiliano Rocha Minter “This is not your average party” hisses Mariano, the de facto protagonist-slash-antagonist of We Are The Flesh, the auspicious debut feature film from Mexican arthouse enfant terrible Emiliano Rocha Minter. Never has a truer phrase been spoken. […]

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11th Jan2017

Competition: Win ‘Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia’ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia – out 23rd January on Blu-ray – we are giving away a copy courtesy of Arrow Video! Sam Peckinpah’s most personal movie, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia is often regarded as his last great masterpiece, concluding the period in which he […]

23rd Dec2016

Competition: Win ‘Donnie Darko’ on Arrow Video DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the brand new 4K restoration of Donnie Darko – out 9th Jan. 2017 on DVD & Blu-ray – we are giving away a DVD of the Theatrical Cut courtesy of Arrow Video. Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template – […]

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19th Dec2016

‘Hellgate’ Review (Arrow Video Re-release)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Ron Palillo, Abigail Wolcott, Carel Trichardt, Petrea Curran, Evan J. Klisser, Joanne Warde, Frank Notaro, Lance Vaughan, Victor Melleney | Written by Michael O’Rourke | Directed by William A. Levey Hellgate was released at the very back end of the 1980′s, written by Michael O’Rourke and directed by William A. Levey (Blackenstein) and featured, […]

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15th Dec2016

Competition: Win a copy of ‘The Burning’ from Arrow Video

by Phil Wheat

Win a copy of The Burning on Dual Format. Out to own from Arrow Video from 19th December. IT WILL TAKE YOU FURTHER THAN FEAR. Of all the many slice-and-dice films that emerged in the early ‘80s, few remain as gruesomely effective as The Burning – the notorious “video nasty” now finally unleashed on Blu-ray! […]

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14th Dec2016

‘Hell Comes to Frogtown’ Review (Arrow Video Re-release)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Roddy Piper, Sandahl Bergman, Brian Frank, Rory Calhoun, William Smith, Lee Garlington, Cliff Bemis | Written by Randall Frakes | Directed by Donald G. Jackson, R.J. Kizer Arrow Video are well known for their line of cult favourites from horror and science fiction films of the past and here we see them go to […]

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13th Dec2016

‘Donnie Darko: Limited Edition 4K Restoration’ Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daveigh Chase, James Duval, Arthur Taxier, Patrick Swayze, David St. James | Written and Directed by Richard Kelly Donnie Darko is one of those films that are hard to forget. I’ll admit that I was obsessed by it, and the true meaning so I’ve […]

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30th Nov2016

‘The Driller Killer’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Abel Ferrara, Carolyn Marz, Baybi Day, Harry Schultz, Alan Wynroth, Maria Helhoski, James O’Hara, Richard Howorth, Louis Mascolo, Tommy Santora | Written by Nicholas St. John | Directed by Abel Ferrara I have something of a love hate relationship with The Driller Killer. Depending on my mood I really like it, yet at other […]

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02nd Oct2016

Competition: Win the Arrow Video release of ‘The Hills Have Eyes’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of The Hills Have Eyes – on limited edition Blu-ray and DVD 3rd October – we are giving away a copy courtesy of Arrow Video! The Hills Have Eyes is one of the late, great Wes Craven’s seminal masterpieces, as well as one of the enduring classics of American horror. A […]

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22nd Sep2016

‘Female Prisoner Scorpion: The Complete Collection’ Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

If you are a fan of Lady Snowblood, you’ll know doubt know the intensity of Meiko Kaji, and how iconic her performance is. This is why the release of the Female Prisoner Scorpion: The Complete Collection by Arrow Video should catch your interest straight away. If you’ve yet to experience the story of Nami Matsushima, […]

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21st Sep2016

‘Killer Dames’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Arrow Video are doing a very good job of feeding my love of giallo movies. With the release of Killer Dames: Two Gothic Chillers by Emilio P. Miraglia they have provided us with The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave and The Red Queen Kills Seven Times, two Gothic tales that work well in […]

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02nd Jun2016

‘Blood Bath’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Arrow Video’s latest release, Blood Bath, has a storied history. You may be surprised to discover how the footage filmed for it was stretched over four different films. Thankfully Arrow have not only included these four films, but taken a look into a very interesting production… Blood Bath in its final form is the story […]

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19th May2016

‘Hired to Kill’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Brian Thompson, Oliver Reed, George Kennedy, José Ferrer, Michelle Moffett, Barbara Niven, Jordana Capra, Kendall Conrad, Kim Lonsdale, Jude Mussetter, Penelope Reed, David Sawyer, Angela Gerekou | Written by Fred Perry, Kirk Ellis | Directed by Nico Mastorakis What would you think if I pitched a version of The Magnificent Seven to you, but the […]

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05th May2016

‘The Zero Boys’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Daniel Hirsch, Kelli Maroney, Nicole Rio, Tom Shell, Jared Moses, Crystal Carson, Joe Estevez, John Michaels | Written by Robert Gilliam, Nico Mastorakis, Fred Perry | Directed by Nico Mastorakis You could say that the 80s are the decade that just keeps on giving, especially when it comes to cult movies. There are some […]

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11th Apr2016

‘Bride of Re-Animator’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones, Fabiana Udenio, David Gale, Kathleen Kinmont, Mel Stewart, Irene Cagen, Michael Strasser, Mary Sheldon | Written by Rick Fry, Woody Keith | Directed by Brian Yuzna It’s been almost two years since I reviewed Second Sight’s release of Re-Animator on Blu-ray. Now we have the release of […]

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04th Apr2016

‘Black Mama, White Mama’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Sid Haig, Lynn Borden, Zaldy Zshornack, Laurie Burton, Eddie Garcia, Alona Alegre, Dindo Fernando | Written by H.R. Christian | Directed by Eddie Romero It’s obvious with a title like Black Mama, White Mama you know the type of film you are going to be getting…. A prison women exploitation flick, […]

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31st Mar2016

‘Death Walks Twice’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

From the amount of Italian horror films I’ve reviewed, I think it is obvious that I love them… Luckily Arrow Video have been feeding my need for these movies well, and with Death Walks Twice they have given me a double dose of pleasure, as this set features two films from Luciano Ercoli: Death in […]

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