01st Nov2021

‘The Guest’ 4K UHD Special Ltd. Edition Review (Second Sight)

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Ethan Embry, Joel David Moore, Candice Patton, Lance Reddick, Brendan Meyer, Jesse Luken | Written by Simon Barrett | Directed by Adam Wingard The Guest introduces us to the Petersons, a small-town family who lost a son in the war in the Middle East. David (Dan Stevens, apparently best known for […]

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15th Jun2021

‘Lake Mungo: Limited Edition’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Rosie Traynor, David Pledger, Martin Sharpe, Talia Zucker, Tania Lentini, Cameron Strachan, Judith Roberts, Robin Cuming, Marcus Costello, Chloe Armstrong | Written and Directed by ‎Joel Anderson Horror can be all about the jump scares, or all about the scares. Some though work at a more cerebral level and hits the emotions more. Lake […]

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28th Apr2021

‘Raw: Limited Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella, Laurent Lucas, Joana Preiss, Bouli Lanners, Marion Vernoux, Thomas Mustin, Marouan Iddoub, Jean-Louis Sbille | Written and Directed by Julia Ducournau When Raw was first released it was one of those movies that caught people’s attention based on the fact people felt sickened from watching it, even […]

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10th Feb2021

‘Host’ Limited Edition Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Haley Bishop, Jemma Moore, Emma Louise Webb | Written by Gemma Hurley, Rob Savage, Jed Shepherd | Directed by Rob Savage Well, well, well… I guess we knew it was only a matter of time before we started to get a plethora of lockdown movies coming out the woodwork and it would seem that […]

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04th Feb2021

‘The Nightingale’ Limited Edition Blu-ray Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Aisling Franciosi, Baykali Ganambarr, Sam Claflin, Damon Herriman, Harry Greenwood, Ewen Leslie, Charlie Shotwell, Michael Sheasby, Charlie Jampijinpa Brown, Magnolia Maymuru | Written and Directed by Jennifer Kent Australian filmmaker Jennifer Kent’s follow-up to The Babadook is this brutal, uncompromising revenge tale set in the Tasmanian Outback. As such, it is most assuredly not […]

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06th Nov2020

‘Dawn of the Dead: Limited Edition’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross, David Crawford, David Early, Howard Smith, Daniel Dietrich | Written and Directed by George A. Romero I remember seeing the 1978 classic, Dawn of the Dead, in the mid-90s. It was one of the first horror movies I ever really fell in love with, and […]

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06th Oct2020

‘The Strangers: Limited Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks, Laura Margolis, Glenn Howerton | Written and Directed by Bryan Bertino Horror comes in many types, from popcorn hell-raisers to deep and thoughtful mental anguish that will stay in our minds long after we’ve watched them. The best kinds, are the ones that tap into what […]

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02nd Dec2019

‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Blu-ray Collector’s Edition Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins, Marli Siu, Mark Benton, Paul Kaye | Written by Alan McDonald, Ryan McHenry | Directed by John McPhail Director John McPhail takes genre mash-up to new heights with this hugely entertaining Scottish horror comedy that plays like Shaun of the Dead meets High School […]

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22nd Aug2019

‘Flight of the Navigator: Limited Edition’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matt Adler, Howard Hesseman | Written by Michael Burton, Matt MacManus | Directed by Randal Kleiser I grew up with Flight of the Navigator. It’s always been one of my favourite movies. A family sci-fi adventure film that kinda fell under the […]

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10th Jun2019

‘Xtro’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin, Maryam d’Abo, Simon Nash, Peter Mandell, David Cardy, Anna Wing, Robert Fyfe, Katherine Best, Robert Pereno | Written by Iain Cassie, Robert Smith | Directed by Harry Bromley-Davenport Directed by Harry Bromley-Davenport, who co-wrote the story with Michel Parry, and written for the screen by Iain Cassie and Robert […]

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03rd Nov2017

‘Willard/Ben Limited Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

When people hear the Michael Jackson song Ben, many don’t know that it was written for a movie. With the remake of Willard, a lot of horror fans were made aware of the story of a boy and his rats. Now both are available in the Willard/Ben Limited Edition Blu-ray box set. Willard Styles (Bruce Davidson) […]

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27th Jun2017

‘The Amityville Horror’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, John Larch, Natasha Ryan, K.C. Martel, Meeno Peluce, Michael Sacks, Helen Shaver | Written by Sandor Stern | Directed by Stuart Rosenberg When films say they are based on true stories, it is easy to take such statements with a pinch of salt. The […]

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06th Dec2015

‘Ghost Story’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Craig Wasson, Alice Krige, Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., John Houseman, Patricia Neal, Jacqueline Brookes, Miguel Fernandes, Lance Holcomb, Brad Sullivan | Written by Lawrence D. Cohen | Directed by John Irvin Four elderly gentlemen form The Chowder Society, a group in which they meet up to smoke cigars and tell chilling […]

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17th Nov2014

‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary Restoration’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain, William Vail, Teri McMinn, Jim Siedow, Gunnar Hansen, John Dugan | Written by Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel | Directed by Tobe Hooper When it comes to horror one of the most effective things is the unstoppable monster, the overpowering force that towers above the victim […]

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06th Nov2014

‘Taxi’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary, Emma Sjöberg, Bernard Farcy, Georges Neri, Dan Herzberg, Sébastien Thiery, Philippe du Janerand | Written by Luc Besson | Directed by Gérard Pirès Classic high-octane car chase thriller Taxi, created by renowned writer/director/producer Luc Besson, is cult action comedy about a speed freak taxi driver who […]

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02nd Nov2014

‘Super Mario Bros.’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Samantha Mathis, Dennis Hopper, Fisher Stevens, Richard Edson, Fiona Shaw, Dana Kaminski, Mojo Nixon, Gianni Russo, Francesca P. Roberts, Lance Henriksen  | Written by Parker Bennett, Terry Runte, Ed Solomon | Directed by Rocky Morton, Annabel Jankel Let’s be honest, Super Mario Bros: The Movie is not a great movie. It’s not […]

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12th Sep2014

First look at Second Sight’s new artwork for ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’

by Phil Wheat

Second Sight have released their specially commissioned new artwork for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, created by Doaly for the 40th anniversary release of the stunning newly restored edition on Blu-ray. The film not only changed the face of horror in 1974 but still remains one of the most shocking, powerful and terrifying films ever […]

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23rd Jun2014

‘Thunderbolt and Lightfoot’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, George Kennedy,  Geoffrey Lewis,  Gary Busey, Catherine Bach | Written and Directed by Michael Cimino If there is one thing that America does well it’s the road movie, really it should be no surprise as they do have quite a few of them.  From Vanishing Point to Easy Rider these movies tend to be iconic to […]

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30th May2014

‘Re-Animator’ Blu-ray Review (Second Sight)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale, Robert Sampson, Gerry Black, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Barbara Peters | Written by Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli, William Norris | Directed by Stuart Gordon If a budding horror geek was to ask what were the most important horror films that must be watch, I’m sure you could come […]

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22nd Nov2013

‘Streets of Fire’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Willem Dafoe, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan | Written by Walter Hill, Larry Gross | Directed by Walter Hill There are films that are said to be “ahead of their time”, this can often be an excuse for poor box-office sales or just the fact that the film was done in a style that people […]

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17th Nov2013

‘Creepshow’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Leslie Nielsen, Carrie Nye, E.G. Marshall, Viveca Lindfors, Ed Harris, Ed Harris | Written by Stephen King | Directed by George A. Romero Creepshow is an anthology of five stories, some written specifically for the film by Stephen King and others adapted from his own short […]

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