11th Jan2015

‘Looking: The Complete First Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When I first watched Looking on television, I will admit that it didn’t hook me and I moved on to other things.  The first episode just didn’t seem to have that spark that I was looking for to keep my interest.  Now with the release of Looking: The Complete First Season though I decided to […]

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10th Jan2015

‘Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When a season is proclaimed as the final of a series there are certain freedoms it is given, and high expectations from its audience.  With Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season we see the conclusion to the story of Enoch ‘Nucky’ Thompson (Steve  Buscemi) in some episodes that are easily the best the show has […]

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09th Jan2015

Ten questions with ‘Dinosaur 13′ director Todd Miller

by Phil Wheat

Documentary Dinosaur 13 depicts the event of 1990, when American fossil hunter Pete Larson and his team discovered the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever found while digging in the badlands of South Dakota. However the skeleton was seized from Larson by the federal government. What followed was a ten-year long battle with the […]

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08th Jan2015

‘Gun Woman’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Asami, Kairi Narita, Noriaki Kamata, Matthew Floyd Miller, Dean Simone, Marianne Bourg, Marco Ballare | Written and Directed by Kurando Mitsutake Pardon the language, but f**k me… Gun Woman is my kind of movie! Wild, crazy, sexy, bloody and bad-ass are just a small selection of over the top adjectives I’d use to describe […]

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08th Jan2015

‘Exorcism’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Alex Rendall, Aisling Knight, Rick Alancroft, Sarah Akehurst, Elise Harris, Craig Daniels, Terry Felix, Lee Akehurst, Mike Bracewell, Chloe de Burgh, Tommy Carey, Robert Descartes, Kerry Holland, Simon Mathews, Dita Pesek | Written and Directed by Lance Patrick If there is one genre that is the most flexible when it comes to low budgets […]

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07th Jan2015

‘Sleepless Night’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Tomer Sisley, Serge Riaboukine, Julien Boisselier, Joey Starr, Laurent Stocker, Birol Ünel, Lizzie Brocheré, Samy Seghir, Dominique Bettenfeld, Adel Bencherif, Catalina Denis, Pom Klementieff, Vincent Bersoulle, Olivier Massart | Written by Frédéric Jardin, Nicolas Saada, Olivier Douyère | Directed by Frédéric Jardin A cop’s secret life is threatened to be exposed when he and […]

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06th Jan2015

‘The Rover’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, Chan Kien, Tek Kong Lim, Tawanda Manyimo, David Field, Scott Perry, Ben Armer, Gillian Jones, Jamie Fallon | Written by David Michôd, Joel Edgerton | Directed by David Michôd After a major global economic collapse, the Australian outback has become a lawless wasteland. The Rover follows one man’s […]

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05th Jan2015

New trailer for ‘Ninjas vs Monsters’

by Phil Wheat

Left Films have today released a brand-new trailer for  the action-packed horror film Ninjas vs Monsters from Executive Producer Eduardo Sanchez (Lovely Molly, Exists) and director Justin Timpane – which is released on DVD and Bluray in the UK on 26th January 2015 and hits the US on February 3rd. Dracula has called upon Frankenstein’s […]

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03rd Jan2015

‘Dark House’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Luke Kleintank, Tobin Bell, Alex McKenna, Anthony Rey Perez, Zack Ward, Lacey Anzelc, Ethan S. Smith, Lesley-Anne Down, Charles Agron, Daniel Ross Owens, Max Gail, Patricia Belcher | Written by Victor Salva, Charles Agron | Directed by Victor Salva As a fan of the Jeepers Creepers movies I’m always interested in what Victor Salva will come […]

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03rd Jan2015

‘The Prince’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Bruce Willis, John Cusack, Jason Patric, Jessica Lowndes, Gia Mantegna, Jung Ji-Hoon, 50 Cent, Don Harvey, Jesse Pruett, Adriana ‘Didi’ Costine, Bonnie Somerville, Tim Fields, Johnathon Schaech, Andrea Burns | Written by Andre Fabrizio, Jeremy Passmore | Directed by Brian A. Miller A mechanic’s daughter goes missing in New Orleans. As he searches for […]

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01st Jan2015

‘Deliver Us From Evil’ DVD Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Eric Bana, Joel McHale, Édgar Ramírez, Olivia Munn, Chris Coy, Dorian Missick, Sean Harris, Mike Houston, Lulu Wilson | Written by Scott Derrickson, Paul Harris Boardman | Directed by Scott Derrickson Sometimes it can be easy to dismiss a horror film simply based on the premise. By now we have seen nearly every type or person […]

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31st Dec2014

Competition: Win ‘Suspects Series Two’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Suspects is a fresh and original British procedural crime drama set in London that tackles difficult subjects in a gritty and real way. Shot like a fly-on-the-wall documentary, this innovative series is unscripted, with the cast devising their own dialogue, lending Suspects a unique sense of authenticity. It’s like the crew has been granted the […]

30th Dec2014

‘Ragnarok: The Viking Apocalypse’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Sofia Helin, Pal Sverre Hagen, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Bjorn Sundquist, Maria Annette Tanderø Berglyd, Julian Podolski, Jens Hultén, Terje Strømdahl | Written by John Kåre Raake | Directed by Mikkel Brænne Sandemose When archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen finds the true meaning of the secret runes found in a discovered Oseberg Viking ship modern and ancient […]

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29th Dec2014

Competition: Win sci-fi film ‘Beyond’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

For a brief moment in history, the world stood still. All eyes and minds focused on the skies and the colossal, unidentified object that was discovered on a collision course with Earth. Now, shrouded in mystery, the vast alien spacecraft looms ominously in sight above Northern Europe bringing with it an uncertain future. Amidst the […]

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27th Dec2014

Competition: Win action thriller ‘Sleepless Night’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Sleepless Night, the fast-paced action thriller for fans of ”Taken“ and ”24″ – coming to DVD 12th January 2015 – we have a copy to giveaway courtesy of Icon. With an exciting plot carried by charismatic and compelling performances, “Sleepless Night” is everything an action-fan could ever want. With the […]

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26th Dec2014

Competition: Win ‘The Guest’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

The director and writer of You’re Next team up once more for one of the coolest and most acclaimed films of 2014. Boasting an awesomely badass standout performance from Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens, The Guest is one of the most talked about movies of the year and perfectly balances explosive action, wit and genius script […]

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25th Dec2014

‘Haunting of Crestview High’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Cameron Deane Stewart, Judd Nelson, Ben Browder, Amanda Alch, Marc Donato, Augie Duke, Roger Edwards, Ali Faulkner, Jeffrey Schmidt | Written by Matthew Spradlin, Barry Wernick | Directed by Matthew Spradlin Originally conceived some eight years ago by Matthew Spradlin, Bad Kids Go To Hell (the movie’s original title) originally debuted as a four […]

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24th Dec2014

‘Vengeance Road’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Nick Principe, Robin Sydney, Todd Farmer, Trent Haaga, Malice McMunn, John Fallon, Philip Salick, Laban Pheidias, Joshua Lou Friedman | Written by John Fallon | Directed by Ravi Dhar John Falcon is a mountain of a man, hardened by years in the dusty Californian desert. Discovered shot and left for dead in a home […]

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24th Dec2014

‘Grave Halloween’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kaitlyn Leeb, Cassi Thomson, Graham Wardle, Dejan Loyola, Jeffrey Ballard, Hiro Kanagawa, Jesse Wheeler, Tom Stevens, Kevan Ohtsji, Hyuma Frankowski | Written by Ryan W. Smith, Sheldon Wilson | Directed by Steven R. Monroe Apparently (at least according to the blurb on the front cover) based on a true story, Grave Halloween is the […]

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23rd Dec2014

‘The Fall: Series Two’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When The Fall ended last year it was inevitable that there would be a second series to at least conclude the story and for the killer to finally be brought to justice.  Carrying on the story The Fall: Series Two is an intellectual battle, a lot like a game of chess, between the serial killer and female detective tasked […]

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21st Dec2014

‘The Haunting of Black Wood’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Katherine Waterston, Scott Eastwood, Sara Paxton, Shaun Sipos, Christopher Denham, Jesse Perez, Leigh Lezark, Vic Finalborgo | Written by Shawn Christensen, Jason Dolan | Directed by Jack Heller Three strangers find themselves lost in a strange forest. Stuck together in the same cabin with supplies and heat scarce, they try to figure a way out of their […]

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21st Dec2014

‘The Missing’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

However depressing the nature of Nordic Noir is, you cannot argue that it has had a positive influence on the crime drama we see on television.  The Missing is a new series recently show on the BBC in the UK (and now heading to DVD and Blu-ray) and the influence of Nordic Noir can be […]

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