22nd Feb2017

‘Beyond the Gates’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Graham Skipper, Chase Williamson, Brea Grant, Barbara Crampton, Matt Mercer, Justin Welborn, Jesse Merlin, Henry LeBlanc, Sara Malakul Lane, Caryn Richman | Written by Jackson Stewart, Stephen Scarlata | Directed by Jackson Stewart Remember Atmosfear? The old VCR-based board game? Growing up I never had that game, however burgeoning Trekker that I was (BBC […]

22nd Feb2017

‘Peepland #4′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Christa Faust, Gary Phillips | Art by Andrea Camerini | Published by Titan Comics Three issues behind us, and things have really started to move forward at speed. Although the central story follows sex worker Roxy and on/off boyfriend Nick Zero, and the bad guys in pursuit of the tape they possess showing […]

22nd Feb2017

‘Apple Tree Yard’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

The BBC seem to be doing well with dramas featuring big stars. Bringing in the likes of Tom Hiddleston these names attract a lot of attention, and very good performances. Apple Tree Yard is the latest, featuring one of the bests British actors in the form of Emily Watson. The question is does it make […]

21st Feb2017

‘The Walking Dead 7×10: New Best Friends’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Chandler Riggs, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Lennie James, Sonequa Martin-Green, Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos, Jeffrey Dean Morgan | Created by Robert Kirkman I’m a fan of The Walking Dead, but I have many complaints about how the show often presents itself. One thing that it does […]

21st Feb2017

‘The Walking Dead #164′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart | Published by Image Comics “A FALLEN HOUSE” sees Maggie lead the survivors from the Hilltop to Alexandria…to see it overrun with the dead. Here it is folks, your second issue of The Walking Dead […]

21st Feb2017

‘Fences’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Stephen Henderson | Written by August Wilson | Directed by Denzel Washington Based on the stage play by the late August Wilson, Fences is the third directorial effort from Denzel Washington. The period is the mid-1950s, and we zoom from Pittsburgh, to the street, to […]

20th Feb2017

‘John Wick: Chapter 2′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Claudia Gerini, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Tobias Segal, John Leguizamo | Written by Derek Kolstad | Directed by Chad Stahelski 2014′s John Wick took pretty much everyone by surprise. The third in a trilogy of action movies Keanu Reeves made in 2013/4, John Wick succeeded […]

20th Feb2017

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Vikings – Godhead’

by Dan Clark

Written by Cavan Scott | Art by Staz Johnson | Published by Titan Comics | Format: FC, 112pp When you think about it vikings may be the world’s first antiheroes. They are these groups of savage men that are utterly fascinating due to their deep mythology, love of battlefield, and unusual moral code. So it […]

20th Feb2017

‘What We Become’ DVD Review

by John Squires

Stars: Mille Dinesen, Marie Hammer Boda, Ole Dupont, Troels Lyby, Mikael Birkkjær, Benjamin Engell, Therese Damsgaard, Ella Solgaard, Rita Angela, Diana Axelsen | Written and Directed by Bo Mikkelsen The best zombie movies – and TV shows, in the case of The Walking Dead – understand that the most interesting thing about the arrival of flesh-eaters isn’t […]

19th Feb2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘War of the Arrows’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Hae-il Park, Seung-yong Ryoo, Chae-won Moon, Mu-Yeol Kim, Han-wi Lee | Written and Directed by Han-min Kim In action films so often it’s all about the gun or the fist, archery has taken the back seat as an inferior way of combat. There has been a slight change lately of course with The Hunger […]

17th Feb2017

‘Moontrap: Target Earth’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charles Shaughnessy, Sarah Butler, Damon Dayoub, Cara AnnMarie, Niki Spiridakos, Jennifer Kincer, Steven Dutton, Chris Newman | Written by Robert Dyke, Tex Ragsdale | Directed by Robert Dyke OK, I’ll admit it. I have a soft spot for Robert Dyke’s 1989 sci-fi horror Moontrap. I have ever since the weekend I rented it and […]

17th Feb2017

‘We Go On’ Review (Shudder Exclusive)

by Joel Harley

Stars: Clark Freeman, Annette O’ Toole, John Glover, David Bickford, Justin Carpenter, Jay Dunn, Edwin Garcia II, Laura Heisler, Terry Kaye, Logan Kishi, Peter Lucas | Written and Directed by Jesse Holland, Andy Mitton Phobia-ridden and driven by a sense of existential dread (and also, literally, his mother, in her car) a man places an […]

17th Feb2017

‘Legion 1×02′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart, Mackenzie Gray, Scott Lawrence, Katie Aselton, Tatyana Forrest, Jeremie Harris, Bill Irwin, Amber Midthunder | Created by Noah Hawley Legion is finally here, and with a first episode like last week it is fair to say that episode two had a lot to live up to. […]

16th Feb2017

‘Peelers’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Wren Walker, Caz Odin Darko, Madison J. Loos, Cameron Dent, Al Dales, Momona Komagata, Kirsty Peters, Nikki Wallin, Victoria Gomez, Rafael Mateo, David Torres, Edwin Perez, Andrea Rosolia, Manny Jacinto, Emma Docker | Written by Lisa DeVita | Directed by Seve Schlenz Last night I watched a movie that was so rotten, that not only was […]

16th Feb2017

‘Eloise’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Chace Crawford, Robert Patrick, Eliza Dushku, Nicole Forester, P.J. Byrne, Brandon T. Jackson | Written by Christopher Borrelli | Directed by Robert Legato We seem to be in the middle of a spate of hospital-based horror at the moment, with both this film, Eloise, and the retitled The Hospital (aka The Linda Vista Project), […]

16th Feb2017

‘Scotland Yardie’ Review (Knockabout Comics)

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Bobby Joseph | Art by Joseph Samuels | Published by Knockabout Comics Usually the last thing I want in my comic book or graphic novel is politics… Usually I am looking for a book that takes me out of the real world a little bit and gives me some surreal fantastical story… Usually. […]

16th Feb2017

Digital Shorts: ‘MMPR Mega Battle’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

In DIGITAL SHORTS we review some of the latest video games that are only available digitally (at least in the UK), in a short-form review format. In this edition we take a look at Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle, a new side-scrolling beat em-up from Bandai Namco – available now on PS4 and Xbox […]

15th Feb2017

‘Ghosts of Darkness’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Koltes, Paul Flannery, Steve Weston, Lisa Livingstone, Lisa Cameron, Morgan Faith Keith, Cameron Mowat | Written and Directed by David Ryan Keith Two paranormal investigators are unexpectedly thrown together in the hope of solving a 100-year mystery. Locked for three nights in a house with a dark and unsettling past, the two investigators […]

15th Feb2017

Monster-Movie Mayhem: ‘Lockjaw’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: DMX, Wes Brown, Louis Herthum, Lauren Fain | Written by Evan Scott | Directed by Amir Valinia A voodoo curse, thought buried in the mists of time, reignites the fanged horror of the infamous Kulev Serpent – the gargantuan Lockjaw. When his wife is killed in a devastating accident by delinquent holiday-makers, distraught Alan […]

15th Feb2017

‘Deserted’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mischa Barton, Jackson Davis, Winter Ave Zoli, Trent Ford, Dana Rosendorff, Michael Milford, Kelly Brannigan, Tyler Sellers, Jake Busey, Sebastian Bach, Gerry Bednob, Lance Henriksen | Written and Directed by Ashley Avis When twenty-four-year old Jae (Barton) is released from prison for killing her mother, she returns home to small-town Ridgecrest, California. It’s the last […]

15th Feb2017

‘The Founder’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, Patrick Wilson | Written by Robert D. Siegel | Directed by John Lee Hancock Is there a more American director working in film than John Lee Hancock? He’s covered the Alamo; yanked Republican heartstrings in The […]

14th Feb2017

‘The Walking Dead 7×09: Rock in the Road’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Chandler Riggs, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Lennie James, Sonequa Martin-Green, Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos, Jeffrey Dean Morgan | Created by Robert Kirkman When it comes to The Walking Dead I find myself to be very critical of the show. While I tend to stick with it, […]

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