18th Jan2014

‘Grindhouse 11: Beach Babes 2′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sarah Bellomo, Tina Hollimon, Stephanie Hudson, Rodrigo Botero, Stefan Galio, Kennneth Johnson, Guy Payne, Lenny Rose | Written by Mark Michelini | Directed by Ellen Cabot Once again directed by David DeCoteau under his Ellen Cabot pseudonym, Beach Babes 2: Cave Girl Island is the second film from Charles Band’s Torchlight label which specialised […]

15th Jan2014

Competition: Win horror flick ‘Banshee Chapter’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of the “Jump-out-of-your-seat scary” (Little White Lies) horror Banshee Chapter – out on DVD & VOD 27th January – we have a DVD to give away to one lucky winner! From Executive Producer Zachary Quinto’s (Star Trek) Before the Door Pictures comes this highly entertaining horror that will terrify with its […]

13th Jan2014

‘Blood Glacier’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Gerhard Liebmann, Edita Malovcic, Hille Beseler, Brigitte Kren, Peter Knaac | Written by Benjamin Hessler | Directed by Marvin Kren [NB: I originally saw this movie under its original title The Station at the Frightfest 2013 All-Nighter. Worried that my original review was clouded by my somnambulic state I thought I'd give the film another go in the comfort […]

11th Jan2014

‘The Tunnel’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

I guess when starting this review of The Tunnel I will have to state something, yes I know it’s a remake of The Bridge and no I’ve not seen it yet but it’s safe to assume I will be watching it in the future.  Now we have got our way past that I can say that […]

11th Jan2014

‘Frankenstein: 10th Anniversary Edition’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Luke Goss, Donald Sutherland, Alec Newman, Julie Delpy, William Hurt | Written by Mark Kruger | Directed by Kevin Connor What happens when man violates the laws of God and science? For Captain Walton (Sutherland) and the crew of a weather-beaten ship stranded in the icy sea, the answer follows their rescue of a […]

09th Jan2014

Competition: Win sci-fi horror ‘The Colony’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of the truly spine-chilling dystopian sci-fi horror The Colony starring the legendary Laurence Fishburne and Bill Paxton – out on DVD 20th January – we have a copy to give away to one lucky winner! “A stylish, pulse-pounding chiller!” (Billy Chainsaw, Bizarre), ‘The Colony’ is without a doubt the more fearful, […]

06th Jan2014

‘The Great Train Robbery’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

In the United Kingdom, just like any other country, we have our tales of gangsters and crooks that become legendary, not only for the crime but for the characters who took part in them.  One of the biggest legends was The Great Train Robbery, which personally I first found out about through Buster starring Phil […]

05th Jan2014

‘You’re Next’ DVD Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, AJ Bowen, Wendy Glenn, Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, Ti West, Rob Moran, Barbara Crampton | Written by Simon Barrett | Directed by Adam Wingard Directed by Adam Wingard (VHS, A Horrible Way to Die) and set during a family reunion in a remote part of the countryside in the US, […]

02nd Jan2014

‘The Croods’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars (the voices of): Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener, Cloris Leachman, Clark Duke, Chris Sanders | Written and Directed by Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders In all honesty I wasn’t expecting much from The Croods, after all Dreamworks are very hit and miss when it comes to CG animated flicks. For every […]

01st Jan2014

‘The Colony’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Kevin Zegars | Written and Directed by Jeff Renfroe Forced underground by the next ice-age, the inhabitants of Colony 7 struggle to survive below the world s frozen surface. When they mysteriously lose contact with Colony 5, the only other known settlement, Briggs (Fishburne) decides to lead a dangerous mission […]

29th Dec2013

‘Grindhouse 9: Laserblast’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, Gianni Russo, Ron Masak, Dennis Burkley, Barry Cutler, Mike Bobenko, Eddie Deezen, Keenan Wynn, Roddy McDowall, Rick Walters | Written by Franne Schacht, Frank Ray Perilli | Directed by Michael Rae The latest release from 88 Films’ Grindhouse Collection label, Laserblast is a very early Charles Band production that, for […]

22nd Dec2013

‘Big Ass Spider’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Greg Grunberg, Lombardo Boyar, Clare Kramer, Lin Shaye, Ray Wise, Lloyd Kaufman | Written by Gregory Gieras | Directed by Mike Mendez When it comes to movies about giant animals, fish, reptiles and insects Syfy and The Asylum pretty much have that genre dominated.  Normally low quality they sometimes entertain but often show a certain quality […]

18th Dec2013

‘Battle of the Damned’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Melanie Zanetti, Matt Doran, David Field, Jen Sung, Lydia Look, Oda Maria, Esteban Cueto, Broadus Mattison | Written and Directed by Christopher Hatton As fans of action movies we have to sit through some truly horrible movies just to enjoy the scenes where a big action hero makes his appearance and makes […]

18th Dec2013

Competition: Win ‘Vikingdom’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Unleashed upon the UK on 26th December in a DVD and Blu-Ray™. Vikingdom is an adrenaline fuelled, high octane adventure which is sure to blast you out of your Christmas day food coma. From a time when the Gods walked among men and Kings became the stuff of legends, comes a feast of visual effects, […]

16th Dec2013

‘We’re The Millers’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter, Ed Helms, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, Molly Quinn | Written by Bob Fisher, Steve Faber, Sean Anders, John Morris | Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber Hollywood comedy films tend to follow a formula that is easy to follow.  Get a few big stars, find a story that more basic the […]

15th Dec2013

‘Megaforce’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta, Edward Mulhare, George Furth, Henry Silva | Written by Albert S. Ruddy | Directed by Hal Needham Oh the 80s, how I love thee so… From the fashion and the music to the video games and the movies. And oh, what movies! From the decades big blockbusters to […]

15th Dec2013

‘Bounty Killer’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Matthew Marsden, Christian Pitre, Barak Hardley, Eve, Gary Busey, Kristanna Loken,, Abraham Benrubi, Kevin McNally, Beverly D’Angelo | Written by Jason Dodson | Directed by Henry Saine I hadn’t heard of Bounty Killer till a couple of YouTubers (Coolduder, Wetmovie1) mentioned the film in their usual DVD and Blu-ray round-ups. The title alone intrigued […]

12th Dec2013

‘Adventure Time: The Complete Season One’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Unless you’ve seen Adventure Time it’s hard to explain exactly what it is, because it’s not just a cartoon, it’s an experience.  It’s like your brain has taken a sugar overdose and gone on the craziest hyperactive journey it could think up.  When watching Adventure Time: The Complete Season One for review, I found after I’d made […]

04th Dec2013

‘Mrs Brown’s Boys Live Tour: Mrs Brown Rides Again’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When you watch social media it’s always interesting to see what people find funny, or what they are a fan of.  One thing I’ve noticed when it comes to comedy on television is that some people see Mrs Brown’s Boys as the worst comedy you could watch, and I can’t help but wonder why? I […]

03rd Dec2013

Competition: Win ‘Kick-Ass 2′ on Blu-ray™ & an EXCLUSIVE Collector’s Edition Bean Bag!

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of superhero action blockbuster KICK-ASS 2 on Blu-ray™ and DVD on the 9th December, one lucky winner will get their hands on an exclusive collector’s edition oversized bean bag featuring original artwork from John Romita Jr., courtesy of Made.com, along with a copy of the Blu-ray! The most eagerly-awaited explosive sequel […]

03rd Dec2013

‘The Following: The Complete First Season’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

When it comes to television shows it’s fair to say that Kevin Williamson knows what he is doing.  He’s worked on successes like Dawson’s Creek and The Vampire Diaries and they were (and are) fairly big successes.  With The Following I heard good things, but in watching it for review I can’t help but feel […]

02nd Dec2013

Competition: Win ‘A Serbian Film’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

A Serbian Film was greeted with vast controversy over its portrayal of sexual violence and is consequently one of the most cut films in British cinema history having over 4 minutes chopped out of the original film by the BBFC and is still banned in multiple countries. The story follows Milos, a retired adult film star, who has […]

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