04th Aug2021

‘How to Deter a Robber’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Vanessa Marano, Leah Lewis, Abbie Cobb, Chris Mulkey, Gabrielle Carteris, Sonny Valicenti, Jonah Ray, Benjamin Papac, Nikki Crawford, Deanna Rooney, Arnold Y. Kim | Written and Directed by Maria Bissell There have been a number of fairly recent horror/thriller movies that have been marketed as the horror or ‘adult’ version of Home Alone. Now, […]

04th Aug2021

‘Animosity’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Stephan Goldbach, Michelle Jones, Alyssa Kempinski, Tom Martin, Thea McCartan, Rob O’Rourke, Marcin Paluch, Tracy Willet, Matt Ziegel | Written and Directed by Brendan Steere Originally shot in 2012 as a thesis project at the School of Visual Arts, professor Roy Frumkes (Street Trash, Document of the Dead) is the film’s executive producer, Animosity […]

04th Aug2021

Video Review: ‘Fast & Furious 9’ – Too Fast, Too Stupid?

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s Kev with a video review of Fast & Furious 9, aka Fast 9, aka F9, aka F9: The Fast Saga which is in UK cinemas now. Check out our reviews here and here. Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia’s estranged brother. Directed […]

03rd Aug2021

Sundance London 2021: ‘Censor’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Niamh Algar, Nicholas Burns, Vincent Franklin, Sophia La Porta, Adrian Schiller, Michael Smiley | Written by Prano Bailey-Bond, Anthony Fletcher | Directed by Prano Bailey-Bond Debut director Prano Bailey-Bond adapts her acclaimed short film Nasty into this feature length British horror set at the height of the panic over “video nasties”. Stylish and richly […]

03rd Aug2021

Sundance London 2021: ‘The Blazing World’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Carlson Young, Udo Kier, Vinessa Shaw, Dermot Mulroney, John Karna, Soko, Lillie Frank, Liz Mikel | Written and Directed by Carlson Young Actress Carlson Young (best known for Scream: The TV Series) turns writer-director-star with this trippy horror debut, adapted from her own 2018 short film. Inspired by a 1666 sci-fi novel by pioneering […]

03rd Aug2021

‘Death Alley’ Review

by Dom Hastings

Stars: Delno Ebie, Joshua R. Outzen, Justin France, Corey Cannon, Ryan T. Johnson, Jake Washburn, Carl Bailey, Nicholas Barton, Kaye Brownlee-France, Malorie Felt, Tristan Campbell, Julia Grace Anderson | Written and Directed by Nicholas Barton “It’s a no-gun town; he ain’t gonna hurt nobody!” Opening in Coffeyville, KS, 1931, only to then take an even further […]

02nd Aug2021

‘The Suicide Squad’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, John Cena, Idris Elba, Michael Rooker, John Ostrander, Nathan Fillion, Sylvester Stallone, David Dastmalchian, Jai Courtney, Flula Borg, Mayling Ng, Pete Davidson, Sean Gunn, Daniela Melchior | Written and Directed by James Gunn After the first attempt to bring The Suicide Squad failed 5 years ago, the film […]

02nd Aug2021

Sundance London 2021: ‘Pleasure’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Sofia Kappel, Revika Anne Reustle, Evelyn Claire, Chris Cock, Dana Dearmond, Kendra Spade, Jason Toler, Lance Hart, Mark Spiegler | Written by Ninja Thyberg, Peter Modestij | Directed by Ninja Thyberg Swedish writer-director Ninja Thyberg makes an impressive debut with this documentary-like exploration of the Los Angeles porn industry. Centred on the experience of […]

02nd Aug2021

Sundance London 2021: ‘First Date’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Tyson Brown, Shelby Duclos, Jesse Janzen, Nicole Berry, Samuel Ademola, Ryan Quinn Adams, Angela Barber, Dave Reimer, Jake Howard, Samantha Laurenti, Scott Noble, Leah Finity, Josh Fesler, Brandon Kraus | Written and Directed by Manuel Crosby, Darren Knapp The ‘One Crazy Night’ genre gets a new entry in the form of First Date, a […]

30th Jul2021

‘Jolt’ VOD Review (Amazon Prime)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Jai Courtney, Stanley Tucci, Bobby Cannavale, Laverne Cox, Constantine Gregory, Ori Pfeffer, David Bradley, Susan Sarandon, Lewis Ian Bray | Written by Scott Wascha | Directed by Tanya Wexler Tanya Wexler, director of the brilliant indie crime caper Buffaloed, returns for yet another film about a strong, feisty woman – in this […]

30th Jul2021

‘Skinwalker’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Nathaniel Burns, Robert Conway, Dan Higgins, Cameron Kotecki, Chris Beeman, Daniel Link, Victorio Pope, Jeff Yazzie | Written and Directed by Robert Conway Skinwalker (not to be confused with Skinwalkers aka Skinwalker Ranch) opens in the Arizona High Country in 1883. Two travellers Benny (Nathaniel Burns; Battlefield 2025) and Hugo, played by writer/director Robert […]

30th Jul2021

‘Nebulous Dark’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Shahin Sean Solimon, Ginger Christie, Kent Hatch, Lili Fox-Lim, Kevin Lukata, Jim Marshall, Minerva Mendez, Gigi Silva, Alexa Zachary | Written and Directed by Shahin Sean Solimon Apparently loosely inspired by classic TV shows such as The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits, Shahin Sean Solimon’s latest magnum opus is Nebulous Dark; a sci-fi […]

30th Jul2021

Video Review: ‘Boys From County Hell’

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s Kev with a video review of Boys From County Hell which will be released in UK and Irish cinemas on August 6th. Look out for our written review on the site VERY soon! A crew of hardy road workers, led by a bickering Father and Son, must survive the night when they accidentally awaken […]

29th Jul2021

Video Review: ‘The Forever Purge’ – Too close to the truth these days?

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s Kev with a video review of The Forever Purge which is in cinemas now. All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end. Directed by Everardo Gout, The Forever Purge stars Ana de la Reguera, Tenoch Huerta, […]

29th Jul2021

‘Endangered Species’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Philip Winchester, Isabel Bassett, Michael Johnston, Chris Fisher, Jerry O’Connell, Brenda Ngeso, George Glenn Ouma, Aseem Sharma, Pritul Raithatha, Stephen Adogo | Written by M.J. Bassett, Isabel Bassett | Directed by M.J. Bassett Endangered Species comes from writer/director M.J. Bassett (Solomon Kane, Silent Hill: Revelation) who explored similar territory in both the […]

29th Jul2021

‘Room 9’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kane Hodder, Michael Berryman, Scout Taylor-Compton, Brian Anthony Wilson, Tony Devon, Michael Emery, David M. Raine, Adam Ratcliffe, Steve Nappe | Written and Directed by Thomas Walton Long ago, Room 9 of the Johnson/Bedford Inn, located in a remote small town, was the site of a gruesome double murder. Decades later, with the town […]

29th Jul2021

Video Review: ‘Black Widow’ – What happened in Budapest?

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s Kev with a video review of Marvel’s Black Widow which is in cinemas and available to stream via Disney+ Premium Access now. In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by […]

28th Jul2021

‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Chloe Coleman, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh, Carla Gugino, Paul Giamatti | Written by Navot Papushado, Ehud Lavski | Directed by Navot Papushado Gunpowder Milkshake tells the story of Sam (Karen Gillan), who was only 12 years old when her mother Scarlet (Lena Headey), an elite assassin, was forced to abandon […]

28th Jul2021

‘Unchained’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mair Mulroney, Maricris Lapaix, Roni Weissman, Kasarlina Wang, Svetlana Constantine, Larry L Andrews, Taya Valkyrie, Eric Roberts | Written by Raphaello, John Bryan, Ilia Constantine | Directed by Raphaello It seems the “captured female forced to fight” genre is back in full swing these days… After all we recently had the likes of Hellkat, […]

28th Jul2021

‘Miranda Veil’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Zach Steffey, Annabel Barrett, Vida Ghaffari, Olivia Blue, Kelton Jones | Written and Directed by Levin Garbisch Horror movies with a female name in the title seem to be common and even more so if you add a low budget. But Miranda Veil seemed some what original because it didn’t include ‘The Curse of…’ […]

27th Jul2021

‘Lilith’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Felissa Rose, Michael Wainwright, Thomas Haley, Brialynn Massie, Michael Jon Murphy, Jennifer Nangle, Vernon Wells, Colton Wheeler, Emily Coupe, Noël VanBrocklin, Pat Trimmer, Frank Tryon, Devanny Pinn, Charles Chudabala, Hunter Johnson | Written by Richard J. Aguirre, Paul McFall, Anthony Werley | Directed by Alexander T. Hwang Lilith is an anthology film from Alexander […]

27th Jul2021

Video Review: Fear Street Part Three – 1666

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s Kev with a video review of Fear Street Part Three: 1666 which is available to stream now on Netflix. The origins of Sarah Fier’s curse are finally revealed as history comes full circle on a night that changes the lives of Shadysiders forever. Directed by Leigh Janiak, Fear Street Part Three: 1666 stars Gillian […]

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