27th Jun2017

‘The Amityville Horror’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, John Larch, Natasha Ryan, K.C. Martel, Meeno Peluce, Michael Sacks, Helen Shaver | Written by Sandor Stern | Directed by Stuart Rosenberg When films say they are based on true stories, it is easy to take such statements with a pinch of salt. The […]

26th Jun2017

Severin’s ‘Kung Fu Trailers of Fury’ coming to the UK next month!

by Phil Wheat

Severin Films announces an explosive new Blu-Ray compilation of rare trailers, transferred in 2k from a collection of recently unearthed 35mm reels, coming to the UK next month: Kung Fu Trailers of Fury..! Get ready for the most hardkicking, facesmashing, snakefisting trailer collection of them all! From the golden age of kung fu cinema comes […]

17th Jun2017

‘Ip Man: The Final Fight’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Anthony Wong, Gillian Chung, Jordan Chan, Eric Tsang, Marvel Chow, Chuchu Zhou, Timmy Hung, Luxia Jiang, Anita Yuen, Hung Yan Yan | Written by Erica Lee | Directed by Herman Yau In postwar Hong Kong, Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begins as simple challenges from rival kung fu […]

17th Jun2017

‘Return to Horror High’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: George Clooney, Maureen McCormick, Vince Edwards, Brendan Hughes, Scott Jacoby, Lori Lethin, Alex Rocco | Written by Bill Froehlich, Mark Lisson | Directed by Bill Froehlich In 1982 Crippen High School was the scene of a series of brutal murders and yet the killer was never caught. Now a low budget film crew that […]

17th Jun2017

‘The Founder’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, Patrick Wilson | Written by Robert D. Siegel | Directed by John Lee Hancock When you have a film looking at the origins of McDonald’s, you would think that the company would like it to be […]

17th Jun2017

‘John Wick: Chapter 2′ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Claudia Gerini, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Tobias Segal, John Leguizamo | Written by Derek Kolstad | Directed by Chad Stahelski 2014′s John Wick took pretty much everyone by surprise. The third in a trilogy of action movies Keanu Reeves made in 2013/4, John Wick succeeded […]

16th Jun2017

‘The Great Wall’ Blu-ray 3D Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe, Pedro Pascal, Tian Jing, Andy Lau, Hanyu Zhang, Han Lu, Kenny Lin, Eddie Peng, Xuan Huang, Ryan Zheng | Written by Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Tony Gilroy | Directed by Yimou Zhang Magnificent, breath-taking spectacle. A glorious, gorgeous testament to mankind’s creativity. Looks really good in 3D. All of this […]

15th Jun2017

‘Mandy’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Mandy Miller, Phyllis Calvert, Jack Hawkins, Terence Morgan, Godfrey Tearle, Marjorie Fielding, Nancy Price, Edward Chapman, Patricia Plunkett, Eleanor Summerfield, Colin Gordon | Written by Nigel Balchin, Jack Whittingham | Directed by Alexander Mackendrick When you watch Mandy, you can’t help but feel it was a film ahead of its time. The story of […]

14th Jun2017

Competition: Win ‘The Founder’ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of The Founder, available on digital download, Blu-ray, and DVD now, we are offering THREE people the chance to win a copy of the film on Blu-ray. From StudioCanal comes the gripping true story of how an entrepreneur helped one restaurant become the world’s largest fast food chain. The incredible true […]

09th Jun2017

‘The Naked Civil Servant’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: John Hurt, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge, Stanley Lebor, Katherine Schofield, Colin Higgins, John Rhys-Davies, Stephen Johnstone, Antonia Pemberton | Written by Quentin Crisp, Philip Mackie | Directed by Jack Gold When John Hurt died we lost a true legend of film, and an actor loved by both young and old. Some knew him for his […]

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08th Jun2017

‘Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

If you are a fan of movie history, you often read about actors and directors who had their obsessions. For Steve McQueen, his obsession was with speed, and the movie Le Mans. In the new documentary Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans we get to look behind the movie and hear the story of […]

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07th Jun2017

Competition: Win ‘Wrestlemania 33′ on Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of WrestleMania 33 on Blu-ray and DVD we are giving away a copy on Blu-ray. Welcome to WrestleMania, “The Ultimate Thrill Ride”! Brace yourself for incredible twists, unexpected turns, and unbelievable excitement! “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar challenges Goldberg for his Universal Championship – the richest prize on Raw. The intense […]

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01st Jun2017

‘The Legacy: Season Three’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

When watching dramas that come out of Europe, we tend to think that we’ll get some good Nordic Noir where there is plenty of murder and mystery. The Legacy though is a Danish family drama with no actual murder at all (well to be fair there is a death)… When Hannah (Karla Løkke) tragically dies while […]

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31st May2017

‘Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD’ Blu-ray Review (Severin)

by Phil Wheat

Featuring: Pat Mills, Grant Morrison, Neil Gaiman, Kevin O’Neill, David Bishop, John Wagner, Dave Gibbons, Dan Abnett, Alan Grant | Directed by Paul Goodwin The latest in a long-line of pop-culture documentaries that capture the zeitgeist of their particular subject matter, Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD tells the story of the UK science-fiction comic […]

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26th May2017

‘Mulholland Drive’ Blu-ray Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Ann Miller | Written and Directed by David Lynch Re-released to coincide with the new Twin Peaks series, it’s apt that Mulholland Drive was originally conceived as a TV pilot. Perhaps it’s for the best it ended up in (relatively) short form. The film, weighing in at 2.5 […]

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24th May2017

‘Psycho Cop Returns’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Robert R. Shafer, Barbara Niven, Miles Dougal, Rod Sweitzer, Nick Vallelonga, Melanie Good, Julie Strain | Written by Dan Povenmire | Directed by Adam Rifkin (as Rif Coogan) You know, it wasn’t until the release of Detroit Rock City that I realised that a) Adam Rifkin and Rif Coogan are one in the same; […]

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21st May2017

‘Rings’ Blu-ray Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D’Onofrio, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan, Chuck David Willis, Patrick R. Walker, Zach Roerig. Laura Wiggins, Lizzie Brocheré, Randall Taylor | Written by David Loucks, Jacob Estes, Akiva Goldsman | Directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez First you watch it, then you die. Except in this case, […]

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19th May2017

‘The Goose Steps Out’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey, Peter Croft, Barry Morse, Peter Ustinov, Anne Firth, Frank Pettingell, Leslie Harcourt, Julien Mitchell, Jeremy Hawk, Raymond Lovell | Written by Angus MacPhail, John Dighton | Directed by Basil Dearden, Will Hay I always enjoy reviewing re-releases of old films, they remind us – and in some cases introduce us […]

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18th May2017

’12 Angry Men’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, E. G. Marshall, Martin Balsam, Ed Begley, Jack Warden | Written by Reginald Rose | Directed by Sidney Lumet It’s the hottest day of the year and a dozen men – not universally perturbed at this point – are put in a room and asked to consider the guilt […]

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17th May2017

‘Double Exposure’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Callan, Joanna Pettet, Seymour Cassel, James Stacy, Pamela Hensley, Cleavon Little, Robert Tessier, Sally Kirkland | Written and Directed by William Bryon Hillman A remake of director William Bryon Hillman’s own 1974 film The Photographer, Double Exposure is the latest slice of cinematic sleaze to be rescued from obscurity by the fine folks […]

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10th May2017

‘Brain Damage’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Rick Hearst, Jennifer Lowry, Theo Barnes, Gordon MacDonald, Lucille Saint-Peter, Vicki Darnell, Joseph Gonzalez, Bradlee Rhodes | Written and Directed by Frank Henenlotter If you are a fan of Frank Henenlotter movies then you know how surreal they are. From Basket Case and Frankenhooker to Bad Biology, Henenlotter has a unique vision of horror. […]

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09th May2017

Competition: Win the complete Universal Monsters on Blu-ray!

by Phil Wheat

Universal Pictures’ classic monsters are available now on Blu-ray in four bonus-packed box sets; The Mummy Legacy Collection, The Frankenstein Legacy Collection, The Dracula Legacy Collection and The Wolf Man Legacy Collection. And we have two complete sets on Blu-ray to giveaway… Yes, TWO!! The Mummy Legacy Collection ALL 6 FILMS FROM THE LEGACY OF […]

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