08th Apr2012

‘Shadow of the Sword’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Steven Berkoff, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Julie Cox, Patrick Godfrey, Eddie Marsan | Written by Steve Attridge, Susanne Freund | Directed by Simon Aeby When writing a story about history it seems that the easy thing to do is look at religion. It’s a subject that has created such division in society it just screams out […]

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04th Apr2012

‘Dark Relic’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Frain, Clemency Burton-Hill, Tom Basden, Alyy Khan, Samuel West | Written by Andy Briggs | Directed by Lorenzo Sena When a film starts and you see “Syfy” it’s often that moment that you start to sigh. These films are often CGI fests with weak stories, the kind of thing you would watch late […]

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12th Mar2012

‘Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Nostalgia is always a popular tool, especially in the DVD market. Shows like the Man from U.N.C.L.E that don’t have a release yet on DVD in the UK are sought after by people who remember the show and want to relive them on a format that is now seen as the mainstream choice. Return of the Man From U.N.C.L.E. could be […]

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14th Jan2012

‘Devil’s Crossing’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Michael Sharpe, Patrick G. Keenan, Kevin L. Johnson, Jenny Gulley | Written and Directed by James Ryan Gary I found Devil’s Crossing to be a strange film, with a feel of a typical cowboy themed film but set in a modern day feel it surprised me when I read the synopsis and found that it’s set […]

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08th Jan2012

‘Sand Sharks’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Brooke Hogan, Corin Nemec, Gina Holden, Julie Berman, Nick Hogan, Vanessa Lee Evigan | Written by Cameron Larson | Directed by Mark Atkins When you get a movie to review called Sand Sharks you can already guess what is coming. This is going to be one of those crazy shark films that use dodgy CGI and […]

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05th Jan2012

‘Misfits: Season 3′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

After series two of Misfits ended it had a lot to prove, not only to itself in a way but to the audience. With the loss of Robert Sheehan as Nathan it was losing one of its best characters, to some he was most definitely the best and ending series two the way it did with almost […]

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05th Jan2012

’3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Hiro Hayama, Leni Lan, Saori Hara | Written by Stephen Shiu, Mark Wu | Directed by Christopher Sun Lap Key When reviewing 3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy it’s hard to understand what point of view to take it from. If you take it from the fact it’s advertised as the first 3D “erotic” movie then […]

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30th Dec2011

‘Burn Notice: Season 4′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Bruce Campbell, Gabrielle Anwar, Sharon Gless, Burt Reynolds, Michael Ironside | Created by Matt Nix As a newcomer to the Burn Notice series it may have been strange to start at season four but sometimes it’s a good way to start on shows like this. It allows people to see if it’s easy to get […]

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26th Dec2011

‘Battle Recon: The Call to Duty’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Scott Martin, Clint Glenn Hummel ,Tony Pauletto ,Brandon Davis ,Johnny Kios, Riley Litman, Alberto Frezza | Written and Directed by Scott Martin Scott Martin, who previous wrote and starred in the well-received horror flick The Rig, here turns his hand to directing and the war genre with a film set in the aftermath of […]

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09th Nov2011

‘Grindhouse Trailer Classics Vol.3′ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Introduced by Kim Newman | Produced by Marc Morris, Jake West Nucleus Films follow up the critically acclaimed first two volumes in the Grindhouse Trailer Classics series with this all-new third volume, featuring even more outrageous and crazy trailers for movies from the heady days of cult and exploitation cinema, the likes of which have […]

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18th Oct2011

‘Ninja Girl’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Aiko Ito, Shuji Kashiwabara, Daisuke Nagakura, Kentaro Shimazu, Ben Hiura | Written and Directed by Seji Chiba Ninja, just the name is cool right? So when you get a movie and it’s called Ninja Girl you can’t help but be intrigued. You expect kick ass fights and a girl kicking major ninja ass and when the […]

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16th Oct2011

‘The Guardian’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell, Brad Hall, MIguel Ferrer | Written by Stephen Volk, Dan Greenburg | Directed by William Friedkin Nature can be beautiful and it can be evil. Druids worshipped it as a god, making sacrifices as offerings to it so they could be in its favour. Well that’s what we […]

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16th Oct2011

‘Shiver’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Junio Valverde, Francesc Orella, Mar Sodupe, Jimmy Barnatán | Written by Hernán Migoya, Alejandro Hernández | Directed by Isidro Ortiz Moving to an isolated village to try and get away from the sun would probably be a hard thing for a teenage boy, but when people start dying around you and the villagers look […]

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10th Oct2011

‘The Cheerleaders/Revenge of the Cheerleaders’ Review (ArrowDrome)

by Phil Wheat

THE CHEERLEADERS Stars: Stephanie Fondue, Denise Dillaway, Jovita Bush, Sandy Evans, Brandy Woods | Written by Ace Baandige, Paul Glickler, Tad Richards | Directed by Paul Glickler High schooler Jeannie dreams of joining the school cheerleading squad in the hopes that popularity and a loss of virginity will follow. What she doesn’t know is that […]

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10th Oct2011

‘Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Roxane Mesquida, Nicholas Ofczarek, Andrea Zogg, Carlos Leal | Written by Michael Steiner, Stefanie Japp | Directed by Michael Steiner The Sennentuntschi a creature built out of cloth and straw made by shepherds in the Swiss Alps to entertain themselves on the lonely nights alone with only the sheep. She comes alive and gives […]

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08th Oct2011

‘House of Bones’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charisma Carpenter, Marcus Lyle Brown, Ricky Wayne, Kyle Clements, Collin Galyean, Corin Nemec | Written by Anthony C. Ferrante, Jay Frasco | Directed by Jeffery Lando This horror yarn (headlined by Corin Nemec and Charisma Carpenter) takes you on the journey with a group of reality television ghost hunters as they get trapped in […]

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07th Oct2011

‘Snow Beast’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: John Schneider, Jason London, Danielle Chuchran, Paul D. Hunt, Kari Hawker | Written by Brittany Wiscombe | Directed by Brian Brough Snow Beast, shot in 2011, and not to be confused with the 1977 TV movie Snowbeast which starred Bo Svenson and Yvette Mimieux, and is set in the same locale (a snowy hillside) […]

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26th Sep2011

‘The House by the Cemetery’ DVD Review (Arrowdrome)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Catriona MacColl, Paolo Malco, Ania Pieroni, Giovanni Frezza, Silvia Collatina | Written by Dardano Sacchetti | Directed by Lucio Fulci Lucio Fulci sure had a way with films, especially his “Gates of Hell” trilogy. Arrow Video now complete their Blu-Ray release of the trilogy with The House by the Cemetery (the other two being […]

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22nd Sep2011

‘Umbrage’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Doug Bradley, Rita Ramnani, Jonnie Hurn, Natalie Celino | Written and Directed by Drew Cullingham Did you know that before Eve existed Adam had another wife named Lilith? Did you know vampire cowboys can be fans of Buffy? These are two of the things you will find out when you watch Umbrage: The First Vampire. […]

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14th Sep2011

‘Dexter: Season Five’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Julia Stiles, Peter Weller, Jonny Lee Miller | Directed by Various | Based on the books by Jeff Lindsay Dexter: Season Five comes off a tragic ending for the last season and probably one of the most life altering moments of Dexter’s life. His pride on being emotionless is torn from him […]

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14th Sep2011

‘Wreckage’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Scoot McNairy, Aaron Paul, Kelly Kruger, Mike Erwin | Written by David Frigerio | Directed by John Mallory Asher When Wreckage first started it had me worried. The basic premise of the opening scene is two kids caught up in a shooting of their mother and her bully of a boyfriend. The thing that worried me […]

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24th Jul2011

‘The Pack’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Yolande Moreau, Émilie Dequenne, Benjamin Biolay | Written and Directed by Franck Richard France right now is arguably a boiling pot for horror. Whether it’s a movie like Martyrs, designed to make you think more about the subject matter, or like Haute Tension, an onslaught of pure violence, the French are never scared to […]

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