18th Jul2018

‘Mom and Dad’ Blu-ray Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur, Robert T. Cunningham, Lance Henriksen, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Samantha Lemole, Olivia Crocicchia, Adin Steckler, Rachel Melvin, Sharon Gee | Written and Directed by Brian Taylor NOTE: With the film finally hitting DVD and Blu-ray, here’s a repost of our review of Mom and Dad from its […]

16th Jul2018

Competition: Win ‘Doom Asylum’ on Arrow Video Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Doom Asylum – available on Blu-ray 16th July from Arrow Video – we have a copy to giveaway! Horror-comedies are somewhat ten-a-penny but they so often get the balance completely wrong. They either go too funny and nullify the scares, or too scary so the laughs seem misplaced. Doom Asylum, […]

12th Jul2018

‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Blu-ray Review

by Xenia Grounds

Stars: Masataka Kubota, Fumika Shimizu, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Hiyori Sakurada, Yu Aoi, Shoko Aida, Kenta Hamano, Kunio Murai | Written by Ichiro Kusuno | Directed by Kentaro Hagiwara Live-action anime adaptions have an interesting history to say the least. They can be great (Death Note, the Japanese movies) but some have been rather problematic (Dragonball Evolution). […]

25th Jun2018

‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Anjelica Huston | Written by Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach | Directed by Wes Anderson “This is an adventure.” That’s the last spoken line of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, the fourth feature from everyone’s favourite Texan oddball, Wes Anderson. Released in 2004, three […]

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22nd Jun2018

Competition: Win Abel Ferrara’s ‘The Addiction’ on Arrow Video Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of The Addiction – available on Blu-ray 25th June from Arrow Video – we have a copy to giveaway! Starring Lili Taylor and Christopher Walken, The Addiction is one of the most powerful vampire movies ever made, with everything from its grainy black and white aesthetic to its raw central performance, […]

14th Jun2018

‘My Hero Academia Season 2 – Part 2′ DVD Review

by Xenia Grounds

There was a lot to love about the first half of season 2 of My Hero Academia. It was fun, had great character development and continued to balance great action, comedy and heart that has been seen since My Hero Academia started. I also mentioned in my last review that there was more story set […]

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12th Jun2018

‘Ninja III: The Domination’ Collector’s Edition Review (Scream Factory)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lucinda Dickey, Sho Kosugi, Jordan Bennett, David Chung, Dale Ishimoto, James Hong | Written by James R. Silke | Directed by Sam Firstenberg After the body of a sexy bouffant-haired telephone maintenance engineer – who is also an aerobics instructor on the side – is possessed by the spirit of an evil ninja, she […]

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12th Jun2018

‘The Dam Busters: Collector’s Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Basil Sydney, Patrick Barr, Ernest Clark, Derek Farr, Charles Carson, Stanley Van Beers, Colin Tapley, Raymond Huntley, Hugh Manning | Written by R.C. Sherriff | Directed by Michael Anderson Many of the classic World War 2 movies are based on real-life battles and events that led to the […]

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11th Jun2018

‘Devil’s Gate’ Blu-ray Review (Scream Factory)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Bridget Regan, Amanda Schull, Javier Botet, Shawn Ashmore | Written and Directed by Clay Staub A wife and child have gone missing in the small town of Devil’s Gate, North Dakota. While all indicators point to husband Jackson Pritchard as the prime suspect, pushy outsider FBI agent Daria Francis instinctively feels something else […]

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11th Jun2018

‘Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Junkichi Orimoto, Naoko Ôtani, Masato Aizawa, Gô Rijû | Written by Paul Schrader, Leonard Schrader, Chieko Schrader | Directed by Paul Schrader Lucasfilm isn’t just about lightsabers, high fantasy and hunky archaeologists, you know. Occasionally it has produced films like this one: Paul Schrader’s truly original biopic about the Japanese author Yukio […]

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05th Jun2018

‘Nightmares’ Blu-ray Review (101 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lance Henriksen, Veronica Cartwright, Cristina Raines, Joe Lambie, Anthony James, Richard Masur, Lee Ving, Moon Unit Zappa, Emilio Estevez | Written by Christopher Crowe, Jeffrey Bloom | Directed by Joseph Sargent While it may be hard to believe that less than a decade ago Nightmares was one of THE most sought after, most-requested titles […]

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01st Jun2018

‘The Mountain of the Cannibal God’ Blu-ray Review (Shameless)

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Ursula Andress, Antonio Marsina, Stacy Keach, Claudio Cassinelli, Antonio Marsina, Franco Fantasia, Lanfranco Spinola, Carlo Longhi | Written by Cesare Frugoni | Directed by Sergio Martino When her husband fails to return from an expedition after several months in the jungles of New Guinea, Susan Stevenson (Ursula Andress) and her brother Arthur Weisser (Antonio Marsina), enlist the […]

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29th May2018

Competition: Win ‘Birth of a Dragon’ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Birth of a Dragon – available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD 4th June – we are giving away a copy on Blu-ray. Loosely inspired by true events, Birth of the Dragon puts a fictional spin on the events surrounding the infamous fight between a young Bruce Lee and martial […]

25th May2018

‘Midnight Cowboy’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Georgann Johnson | Written by Waldo Salt | Directed by John Schlesinger “Where’s that Joe Buck?” the Texan locals ask. Here he is: it’s Jon Voight, a New Yorker playing a Deep Southern wannabe gigolo in flamboyant cowboy getup. Voight looks as pretty as his daughter […]

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25th May2018

Competition: Win ‘Wrestlemania 34′ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the Blu-ray and DVD release of WrestleMania 34 (available to buy from 4th June 2018) – we are giving away a Blu-ray to one lucky winner! WWE heads to New Orleans for its biggest show of the year, WrestleMania! Epic rivalries come to a head as WWE Superstars compete to add their names […]

21st May2018

‘Coco’ Blu-ray Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Jaime Camil, Alfonso Arau, Sofía Espinosa, Edward James Olmos | Written by Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldrich | Directed by Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina Having explored the inner workings of human consciousness in Inside Out, the animation geniuses at Pixar turn their collective imaginations to the […]

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14th May2018

‘Batman Ninja’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Features the voices of: Roger Craig Smith, Tony Hale, Grey Griffin, Tara Strong, Fred Tatasciore, Yuri Lowenthal, Adam Croasdell, Will Friedle, Tom Kenny, Eric Bauza | English language version written by Leo Chu, Eric Garcia | Directed by Jumpei Mizusaki There have been many, many Batman movies over the years – from the 60s movie, […]

02nd May2018

Yippee Ki-Yay… ‘Die Hard’ comes to 4K!

by Kevin Haldon

Looking for that perfect present for your Dad this Fathers Day? Look no further we have got you covered! To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Die Hard, 20th Century Fox are treating us to an all new 4K Ultra HD copy of “the greatest action movie of all time” [a bonafide fact, fact fans!] and […]

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24th Apr2018

Competition: Win action thriller ‘Acts of Vengeance’ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Acts of Vengeance, which will be available on digital download 23rd April and on DVD & Blu-ray from the 7th May 2018, we have a copy of the Blu-ray up for grabs, courtesy of Kaleidoscope Entertainment! From the producers of The Expendables 1 and 2, Rambo, Olympus Has […]

24th Apr2018

‘The Awful Truth’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Ralph Bellamy, Cecil Cunningham, Armand Duvalle | Written by Viña Delmar | Directed by Leo McCarey Cary Grant plays Jerry Warriner, a New York socialite who’s just returned from a Florida vacation. We meet him bragging in the locker room: “What wives don’t know won’t hurt them!” Jerry’s Wife, Lucy […]

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20th Apr2018

‘Better Watch Out’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Virginia Madsen, Patrick Warburton, Olivia DeJonge, Dacre Montgomery, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould, Aleks Mikic | Written by Zack Kahn, Chris Peckover | Directed by Chris Peckover On a quiet suburban street tucked within a ‘safe neighbourhood’, Ashley has turned up to babysit 12-year-old Luke for the evening while his parents are out for a […]

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18th Apr2018

‘Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Christian Slater, Billy Brown, Liam McIntyre, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Gideon Emery, Tara Strong, Vanessa Williams, C. Thomas Howell, Dania Ramirez, James Urbaniak, Julie Nathanson, Jim Pirri, Greg Grunberg, Dave Fennoy, Cissy Jones, Natalie Lander, Trevor Devall, Dave Boat, Matthew Mercer | Written by Alan Burnett | Directed by Sam Liu Belle Reve penitentiary […]

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