26th Feb2015

‘Voodoo Passion’ (1977) DVD Review (Ascot Elite)

by Mondo Squallido

aka Ru der blonden Göttin Stars: Ada Tauler, Nanda Van Bergen, Jack Taylor, Karine Gambier, Vítor Mendes, Ly Frey, Aida Gouveia | Written by Jess Franco, Erwin C. Dietrich | Directed by Jess Franco The film opens up on a sun kissed beach in Haiti. A group of locals are in the middle of a Voodoo ritual (pointed out […]

25th Feb2015

‘Hot & Saucy Pizza Girls’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: John Holmes, Candida Royalle, Laurien Dominique, Christine De Shaffer, Desiree Cousteau, John Seeman | Directed by Bob Chinn We all love pizza right? Sometimes there’s nothing better than kicking back on a lazy weekend evening, sinking some beers and ordering from your nearest pizza joint. Sometimes the service can be quite lousy, but every […]

22nd Feb2015

‘Are You Here’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler, Jay Gates, Jason Davis, Melissa Rauch, Melanie Ratcliff, Naomi Lavette, Lauren Lapkus, Alana De La Garza, Greg Cromer, Paul Schulze, Matt Cornwell, Bridget Gethins | Written and Directed by Matthew Weiner Ben is likes to spend his days on a couch with his childish best friend Steve smoking […]

21st Feb2015

‘The Ribald Tales of Canterbury / Tasty’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

THE RIBALD TALES OF CANTERBURY (dir: Bud Lee, 1985) We’ve all been there at some point. A long journey with nothing to do. All of a sudden, someone comes up with the idea of sharing stories and laughs to help pass the time. Yeah, maybe not everyone has been there, but I had to set […]

21st Feb2015

Review Round-Up: ‘Throwback’ & Summer of Blood’

by Phil Wheat

THROWBACK Stars: Shawn Brack, Anthony Ring, Melanie Serafin, Vernon Wells, Warren Clements, Andy Bramble | Written and Directed by Travis Bain There’s seems to be a renaissance in Ozploitation for the bigfoot movie (more commonly known as the Yowie down under), a genre which had, until very recently, died a slow an painful death, becoming […]

20th Feb2015

Competition: Win horror flick ‘Wolves’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

David Hayter, screenwriter of X-Men and The Watchmen, proves he’s got some serious bite behind the camera with his directorial debut. Packed with blood, fights and plenty of frights, Wolves stars Game of Thrones’ Jason Momoa and X-Men’s Lucas Till, you’d be howling mad to miss this this dark and deliciously sharp horror. Wolves is […]

20th Feb2015

‘Date and Switch’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Nicholas Braun, Hunter Cope, Dakota Johnson, Quinn Lord, Nick Offerman, Gary Cole, Megan Mullally, Darien Provost, Dustin Ybarra, Sarah Hyland, Larry Wilmore | Written by Alan Yang | Directed by Chris Nelson When best friends Michael and Matty make a pact to lose their virginity before prom, a spanner is thrown in the works […]

18th Feb2015

Competition: Win ‘Drew: The Man Behind The Poster’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Drew: The Man Behind The Poster – coming to DVD & VOD 16th February – we have a copy to giveaway courtesy of Altitude Film Entertainment. What do Indiana Jones, Marty McFly, Harry Potter and Darth Vader all have in common? Artist Drew Struzan…“Drew: The Man Behind The Poster” is […]

18th Feb2015

‘Jack Strong’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Marcin Dorocinski, Maja Ostaszewska, Patrick Wilson, Dimitri Bilov, Dagmara Dominczyk, Oleg Maslennikov | Written and Directed by Wladyslaw Pasikowski The IMDb synopsis for Jack Strong describes the film as a “gripping spy thriller” that “tells the true story of a man who dares to challenge the Soviet empire.” While it’s true that the story involves spies, soviets and men, […]

16th Feb2015

‘Scar Tissue’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charity Wakefield, Danny Horn, Kenneth Colley, Daniel Fraser, Helen George, Mark Cameron, Imogen Bain, Shaun Dingwall | Written and Directed by Scott Michell Detective Sam Cross (Wakefield) never got the chance for revenge. Twenty years ago, her sister became the last victim of serial child killer Edward Jansen, moments before he was shot dead by a […]

15th Feb2015

‘Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Emelia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer, Stephen Dillane, Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Rory McCann | Based on the books by George R.R. Martin February is the time of year we realise that we still have another two months until Game of Thrones returns.  A glimmer of hope though is the fact that […]

14th Feb2015

‘Auteur’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Tom Sizemore, B.J. Hendricks, Ian Hutton, Madeline Merritt, Eli Jane, Matt Mercer, Ace Marrero, Hannah Dawson, Lucy Dawson, Elina Loukas, Val Mulligan, L. Stephen Phelan | Written by James Cullen Bressack, JD Fairman, Michael Sean Gomez | Directed by Cameron Romero Filmmaker baggage doesn’t come much heavier than having a world famous dad in […]

14th Feb2015

‘The Burning Dead’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Danny Trejo, Thomas Downey, Moniqua Plante, Nicole Cummins, Kevin Norman, Robert F. Lyons, Kyle T. Heffner, Julia Lehman, Tom Nagel, Jenny Lin, Adam Gregor, Robert Amstler, Matthew W. Tate, Morgan Lester, Jailene Arias | Written by Jason Ancona, Jeff Miller | Directed by Rene Perez Say, you know what would have made the Tommy […]

14th Feb2015

‘Sexual Heights / Undulations’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

SEXUAL HEIGHTS (dir: Carlos Tobalina, 1981) “Unparallelled peaks of passion…” Got a little fact for you all before we start. Did you know that there are more divorced men living in San Fransisco than anywhere else in the world? No? Well neither did I until watching this film. A few minutes in and we’re learning […]

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13th Feb2015

‘The Judge’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, Leighton Meester, Ken Howard, Emma Tremblay, Balthazar Getty, David Krumholtz, Grace Zabriskie, Denis O’Hare, Sarah Lancaster, Lonnie Farmer | Written by Nick Schenk, Bill Dubuque | Directed by David Dobkin Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) is a big city lawyer, […]

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12th Feb2015

‘Three Ripening Cherries / Sensual Fire’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

THREE RIPENING CHERRIES (dir: Carlos Tobalina, 1979) “RIPE for ACTION ready to be plucked…’” Don’t you just love sisters? Well, thankfully Uncle Tobalina has a film just for you! What we have here are the three sisters. Sally, Lucy and Ann played by Dorothy Lemay (Taboo, Chopstix), Misty Regan (Champagne Orgy, Baby Cakes) and my […]

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12th Feb2015

Competition: Win ‘Dark Planet’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Dark Planet – coming to DVD 16th February – we have a copy to giveaway courtesy of Bulldog Film Distribution. Dark Planet is a sweeping and action-packed science fiction film set in the year 2157 and based on the writings of the legendary russian authors Arkadiy and Boris Strugatskiy. Directed […]

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11th Feb2015

‘WWE Live in the UK: November 2014′ DVD Review

by Nicky Johnson

Last Novembers UK stay at Liverpool for the WWE came at a particularly tumultuous time leading up to Survivor Series. The Authority had just been told the week prior by Mr McMahon that if they lose then they lose their power, so they continue to set about building the most dominant team they can after […]

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11th Feb2015

Competition: WIn ‘The Rendlesham UFO Incident’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

35 years after the infamous Rendlesham UFO incident, three treasure hunters head to the region in search of Saxon Gold. As darkness falls and navigation equipment begins to fail, the group find themselves hunted by an unforgiving alien presence… The Rendlesham UFO Incident is out on DVD from Monday 9th Feb and courtesy of Altitude […]

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11th Feb2015

‘Chasity Bites’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Allison Scagliotti, Francia Raisa, Louise Griffiths, Eduardo Rioseco, Chloë Crampton, Amy Okuda, Sarah Stouffer, Lindsey Morgan, Laura Niemi, Diana Chiritescu | Written by Lotti Pharriss Knowles | Directed by John V. Knowles Chasity Bites is a film that has been on my radar for quite some time; ever since I saw the awesome poster […]

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11th Feb2015

‘Knights of Badassdom’ DVD Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Kwanten, Peter Dinklage,  Danny Pudi, Summer Glau, Brian Posehn | Written by Kevin Dreyfuss, Matt Wall | Directed by Joe Lynch Larping (or Live Action Role Playing) is subcultural phenomenon that is continuing to gain notoriety. For some it is a way of life, while for others they are not sure what language the […]

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10th Feb2015

‘Jessabelle’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, Joelle Carter, David Andrews, Ana de la Reguera, Amber Stevens, Chris Ellis, Brian Hallisay, Vaughn Wilson, Larisa Oleynik, Fran Bennett, Lucius Baston | Written by Robert Ben Garant | Directed by Kevin Greutert Jessabelle is yet another in the long line of Blumhouse-inspired supernatural thrillers that have flooded the market […]

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