05th Jun2015

‘Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Amber Benson, Angela Bettis, AJ Bowen, Jose Pablo Cantillo, James Duval, William Forsythe, Eddie Hargitay, Danielle Harris, Noah Hathaway, Marc Senter, Megan Thompson, Alex Urbom, Ray Wise | Written and Directed by Tom Holland Originally conceived and made as a 9-episode web series for the now defunct FearNet, Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales has been […]

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05th Jun2015

‘Zombieworld’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jamie McDowell, Noé Blancafort, Bill Oberst Jr., Trevor Snarr, Marc Velasco, Zack Price, Lauren Brady, Jeff Newman | Directed by Adam Myette O’Brien, Adriàn Cardona, Cameron McCulloch, David Muñoz, Jared Marshall, Jesse Baget, Jonathan Brown, Luke Giudici, Paul Shrimpton, Peter Horn, Tomy Woodard, Vedran Marjanovic, Zach Ramelan Recent years have seen a resurgance in […]

04th Jun2015

Competition: Win ‘Twisted Tales’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

From the legendary horror director, Tom Holland comes a chilling must-see new anthology in the tradition of The Twilight Zone, Masters Of Horror and Outer Limits. A magician with a sinister secret, the living dead and even the Devil himself lurk inside these twisted tales that will send a shiver down your spine and a […]

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04th Jun2015

Competition: Win ‘Girls Against Boys’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of the gut-wrenchingly violent black comedy Girls Against Boys – on DVD 15th June 2015 – we have a copy to giveaway courtesy of Arrow Films. Acclaimed indie director Austin Chick turns the revenge movie into a tense psychological journey that’s part horror, part black comedy. Stunningly shot and featuring a […]

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03rd Jun2015

‘The Encounter’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Clint James, Owen Conway, Megan Drust, Eliza Kiss, Paulina Vallin, Louie Iaccarino, Dan Higgins, Monica Engesser, Pat Kaye, Chad T. Krolczyk | Written and Directed by Robert Conway When Collin Bastrow is found in the forest, alone and afraid, he has a shocking story to tell. As he struggles to recount the events of […]

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02nd Jun2015

‘Backtrack’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Mark Drake, Sophie Barker, Rosie Akerman, Miles Jovian, Callie Moore, Julian Glover | Written by Mick Sands | Directed by Tom Sands Ralph is a 26-year-old regional journalist who’s been having recurring nightmares in German. To help him understand his troubling dreams, his friend Claudia, a 22-year-old hippie, uses her undeveloped psychic powers to […]

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29th May2015

Competition: Win ‘Sword of Vengeance’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

From the makers of Valhalla Rising comes this brutal and bloody action epic, which sees a young Norman prince take vengeance upon the evil tyrant who murdered his father! Like an almighty clash between Hammer of the Gods and Game of Thrones, this is a must-see movie for fans of swords, Saxons, and medieval savagery! […]

25th May2015

‘Whiplash’ DVD Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang, Chris Mulkey, Damon Gupton, Suanne Spoke, Charlie Ian, Jayson Blair | Written and Directed by Damian Chazelle I’m not going to tell you anything you haven’t already heard; Whiplash is great, even (perhaps especially) if you’re not particularly into jazz drumming. J.K. Simmons ought […]

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20th May2015

‘A Most Violent Year’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Elyes Gabel, Lorna Pruce, Christopher Abbott, Matthew Maher, Albert Brooks, Jerry Adler, Quinn Meyers, Chester Jones, Ashley Williams, Glenn Fleshler, Jimmy Palumbo, Daisy Tahan | Written and Directed by J.C. Chandor There are some movies that you come away from knowing that you liked it, loved the way […]

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19th May2015

Competition: Win a copy of Brit horror ‘The Sleeping Room’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

The Sleeping Room is a new independent British horror set in Brighton. The film follows British call girl Blue (Leila Mimmack) to an old Victorian house where she meets up with her client Bill (Joseph Beattie), who is currently renovating the building. Apparently not interested in sex, Bill shows Blue around the house and reveals […]

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19th May2015

Competition: Win ‘Transformers Beasthunters – Battle for Darkmount’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

This explosive season of Transformers Prime: Beasthunters begins immediately following the shocking cliffhanger of the monstrous war on earth between the Autobots and Decepticons. An heroic Optimus Prime sacrificed his own safety to ensure the escape of his army, but the Autobot base has been thrown into ruin, with its inhabitants forced into hiding as […]

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18th May2015

‘The Haunting of Radcliffe House’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Olivia Williams, Matthew Modine, Antonia Clarke, Adam Thomas Wright, Richard Dillane, Howard Lee, Jonathan Jaynes, Rebecca Calder, Steve Oram, David J. Peel, Mark Heenehan, Stephen Chance | Written and Directed by Nick Willing When it comes to ghost stories focused on haunted houses my personal favourites are The Haunting and The Legend of Hell […]

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16th May2015

‘American Rescue Squad’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tony D. Czech, Douglas Sidney, KariAnn Craig, Roger Wayne, Anjel White, Anika Reitman, Jimmy Keebs, David Otto Simanek, Jarrod Crooks | Written by Elliot and Adam Diviney | Directed by Elliot Diviney A group of mysterious villains known as “The Alliance” sets a trap for the Taxpayer. They imprison him, torture him, and make […]

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15th May2015

‘Girls Against Boys’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Danielle Panabaker, Nicole LaLiberte, Liam Aiken, Michael Stahl-David, Andrew Howard | Written and Directed by Austin Chick Ah, the rape-revenge movie. A bastion of the horror movies since the 70s, the genre has seen some great, and some not so great films fall under the banner of “rape-revenge” including such greats as the female-led […]

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15th May2015

‘What’s Left of Us’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lautaro Delgado, Victoria Almeida, William Prociuk, Lucas Lagre, Maria Figueras | Written and Directed by Christoph Behl Axel, Jonathan and Ana live together in a fortified house, a safe haven bunker after a global catastrophe. Outside is a threatening apocalyptic landscape – inside was once a perfect three-way bond of supportive friendship. Now that […]

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15th May2015

‘Discopath’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jeremie Earp-Lavergne, Katharine Cleland, Ingrid Falaise, Pierre Lenoir, Ivan Freud | Written and Directed by Renaud Gauthier I’ve said it many times before and I’ve no doubt I’ll say it many times again, but Canadians know how to make damn good horror flicks and guess what? They also know how to do great retro-grindhouse […]

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14th May2015

Tom Holland’s ‘Twisted Tales’ gets UK release date!

by Phil Wheat

From the legendary horror director Tom Holland comes a new anthology series in the tradition of Fear Itself, Masters of Horror and The Twilight Zone: Twisted Tales! The perfect blend between terror and tongue-in-cheek humour, Twisted Tales is out on DVD and to own or rent digitally on 15th June, courtesy of Bulldog Film Distribution. […]

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14th May2015

‘Fog and Crimes: The Complete Second Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

I must admit that I’m starting to like Italian crime series, especially with the likes of Gomorrah and the first season of Fog and Crimes.  Now that Fog and Crimes: The Complete Second Season has been released I’m able to continue the story of Police Chief Soneri (Luca Barbareschi) and his constant struggle to balance his life […]

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12th May2015

‘Automata’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Dylan McDermott, Melanie Griffith, Robert Forster, Tim McInnerny, Andy Nyman, David Ryall, Javier Bardem, Andrew Tiernan, Lyubomir Neikov, Krasimir Kutsurapov, Geraldine Somerville | Written by Gabe Ibáñez, Igor Legarreta, Javier Sánchez Donate | Directed by Gabe Ibáñez Thirty years in the future, mankind struggles to survive as the environment […]

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11th May2015

‘Heavenly Sword’ adaptation slices its way into UK

by Phil Wheat

Nariko, Heavenly Sword’s flame-haired, cult-worshipped heroine, finally gets to slice and dice her way into British homes on June 15th, courtesy of TriCoast UK in association with Movie Partnership and Fusion Media. This is TriCoast’s first UK release and the kick-off release for the tri-distributor partnership, which sees Fusion Media handling the DVD release and […]

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10th May2015

‘Bad Land: Road to Fury’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning, Robert Hobbs, David Butler, Aimee Mullins, Christy Pankhurst, Alex McGregor, David Clatworthy, Liah O’Prey, Carel Nel, Andy McPhee | Written by and Directed by Jake Paltrow In a post-apocalyptic eternal drought, people kill for water. Where it is scarce and desperately needed, a farmer, Earnest Holm, […]

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10th May2015

‘Nymphomaniac: Volumes I & II – The Director’s Cut’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Stacy Martin, Shia Labeouf, Christian Slater, Willem Dafoe, Uma Thurman, Mia Goth | Written and directed by Lars von Trier Some people would question why I would watch the theatrical version of Nymphomaniac, never mind the director’s cut, but I tend to like Lars Von Trier’s style.  Yes, he goes for the […]

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