10th Aug2020

‘An American Pickle’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Seth Rogen, Sarah Snook, Jorma Taccome, Molly Evensen, Eliot Glazer, Kalen Allen | Written by Simon Rich | Directed by Brandon Trost Seth Rogen pulls double duty in this bittersweet fish-out-of-water comedy based on an acclaimed short story by comic writer Simon Rich. It’s an entertaining, oddly touching picture that finds Rogen on top […]

10th Aug2020

‘Dead Again’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Tony Fadil, Elliot Cable, Mark Wingett, Sonera Angel, Elliot Cable, Primrose Bigwood, Jimmy ‘The Bee’ Bennett, Kit Pascoe, Anastasia Cane | Written and Directed by Steven M. Smith Sometimes, not always but sometimes, a movie falls on your lap at the exact right moment, a movie that you may not have given the time […]

10th Aug2020

‘Legend of the Muse’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Riley Egan, Elle Evans, Kate Mansi, Lou Ferrigno Jr., Max Decker, Jennie Fahn, Phil Abrams, Anthony Ray Parker, Mike Rad, Dave Vescio, Craig Gellis, Declan Joyce, Grant Walstrom, Jeanné Kietzmann | Written and Directed by John Burr Painting and horror movies do occasionally meet and create something great. Recently Velvet Buzzsaw and Bliss have […]

07th Aug2020

‘Uncle Peckerhead’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: David Bluvband, Adam R. Brown, Ryan Conrath, Mike Lawrence, David Littleton, Ruth Lolla, Greg Maness, Ruby McCollister, Lucy McMichael, Shannon O’Neill, Jeff Riddle, Chloe Roe, Chet Siegel | Written and Directed by Matthew John Lawrence An interesting title but a sub genre that is slowly picking up pace, as Uncle Peckerhead fits nicely in […]

07th Aug2020

‘Killer Mermaids’ Review (Horror Channel)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Franco Nero, Kristina Klebe, Natalie Burn, Dragan Micanovic, Miodrag Krstovic, Slobodan Stefanovic, Sofija Rajovic, Zorana Kostic Obradovic, Jelena Rakocevic, Janko Cekic | Written by Marko Backovic, Barry Keating, Milan Konjevic | Directed by Milan Todorovic Serbian director Milan Todorovic, who helmed the direct-to-DVD Ken Foree starrer Apocalyse of the Dead (aka Zone of the […]

06th Aug2020

‘One Way to Denmark’ VOD Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Rafe Spall, Joel Fry, Steve Speirs, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Tim Woodward, Benedikte Hansen, Simone Lykke | Written by Jeff Murphy | Directed by Adrian Shergold I believe it was the Beatles who once said “all you need is Rafe Spall” or something to that effect anyway… I have made no secret of the fact […]

06th Aug2020

‘Limbo’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lucian Charles Collier, Scottie Thompson, Lew Temple, Peter Jacobson, Richard Riehle, Lauryn Canny, Veronica Cartwright, James Purefoy, Rebekah Kennedy, Mandela Van Peebles, Chad Lindberg | Written and Directed by Mark Young Killed in an attempt to rob a pawn shop, a robbery that ended in the death of shop owner (Veronica Cartwright), Jimmy wakes […]

06th Aug2020

‘Monster Force Zero’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Adam Singer, Dalena Nguyen, Shale Le Page, Pat Tanaka, Heath C. Heine, Silvia Taziri, Dmitri Raskes, Heidi Rowan, Greg Farinelli, Leon Welling, Garrett Wang, Aeon Cruz, Aeona Cruz | Written by Michele Pacitto, Nathan Letteer, Tyson Kroening | Directed by Nathan Letteer From the get-go Monster Force Zero has a real 80s aesthetic – […]

05th Aug2020

‘Ellipse’ DVD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Josiah Authier, Grant Martin, Michelle Medoff, Jack William | Written by Grant Martin | Directed by Joe Bland, Grant Martin [NOTE: With the film finally out on DVD in the UK, here’s a reposting of our review of sci-fi film Ellipse] Low budget sci-fi in many people’s minds are films featured on (unsurprisingly) the […]

04th Aug2020

‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ 4K UHD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri, Dan Shor, Tony Steedman, Rod Loomis, Al Leong, Jane Wiedlin, Robert V. Barron, Hal Landon Jr., Bernie Casey | Written by Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon | Directed by Stephen Herek If you’ve spent time on social media or reading movie-news websites or following the career of […]

03rd Aug2020

‘Echoes of Fear’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Trista Robinson, Hannah Race, Paul Chirico, Marshal Hilton, Elif Savas, Danilo Di Julio, Norman Zeller | Written by Brian Avenet-Bradley | Directed by Brian Avenet-Bradley, Laurence Avenet-Bradley Echoes of Fear tells the story of Alysa, who inherits her grandfather’s house following his sudden death from an apparent heart attack. She cannot keep the house […]

03rd Aug2020

‘Baby Frankenstein’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Ian Barling, Cora Savage, Rance Nix, Andre Gower, Mike Rutkoski, Bill Rutkoski, Patrick McCartney, Eileen Rosen, Yannis Stergiopoulos | Written by Mike Rutkoski | Directed by Jon YonKondy I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect from this movie based on the title alone. Perhaps some weird Frankenstein spin-off? Or maybe a twisted zombie tale? […]

31st Jul2020

‘Unhinged’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Jimmi Simpson, Gabriel Bateman, Austin P. McKenzie, Anne Leighton | Written by Carl Ellsworth | Directed by Derrick Borte Russell Crowe stars as a psycho trucker in Unhinged, an exciting thriller from director Derrick Borte. Given that it’s one of the first mainstream films to receive an actual theatrical release […]

31st Jul2020

‘The Windmill Massacre’ Review (Horror Channel)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charlotte Beaumont, Patrick Baladi, Ben Batt, Fiona Hampton, Noah Taylor | Written by Suzy Quid, Chris W. Mitchell | Directed by Nick Jongerius Massacre this, massacre that… Thanks to the infamy of Tobe Hooper’s now-classic 70s exploitation shocker The Texas Chainsaw Massacre it seems that we can’t escape a horrifying cinematic massacre… The latest […]

31st Jul2020

‘The Kissing Booth 2’ Review (Netflix)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Molly Ringwald, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Meganne Young, Stephen Jennings, Carson White, Bianca Bosch, Camilla Wolfson, Zandile-Izandi Madliwa, Judd Krok | Written by Vince Marcello, Jay S Arnold | Directed by Vince Marcello The Kissing Booth landed on Netflix in the Summer of 2018 to fanfare from […]

31st Jul2020

‘Deany Bean is Dead’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Allison Marie Volk, Christopher Glenn Cannon, Colin Taylor Martin, Sarah Sidak, Wendy Wilkins, Paulina Bugembe, Melanie Leanne Miller, Paul Tigue, Kaitlin Huwe, Brett Chapin, Jennifer Champion, Nicholas Thurkettle | Written by Allison Marie Volk | Directed by Mikael Kreuzriegler Deany Bean is Dead kicks off with our protagonist Deany (Allison Marie Volk) sleeping in […]

30th Jul2020

‘Isn’t It Romantic’ DVD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine, Priyanka Chopra, Betty Gilpin, Brandon Scott Jones, Jennifer Saunders | Written by Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox, Katie Silberman | Directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson Isn’t it Romantic, directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson (The Final Girls), is produced by and also stars Pitch Perfect actress Rebel Wilson; with Liam Hemsworth, Adam […]

29th Jul2020

‘Gothic Harvest’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Bill Moseley, Lin Shaye, Sofia Mattsson, Ashton Leigh, Mary Alice Risener, Tanyell Waivers, Ashley Hamilton, Yohance Myles, Abbie Gayle, Ciara Rizzo, Ashton DeGroot, Kyler Porche | Written by Chris Kobin | Directed by Ashley Hamilton Gothic Harvest is written by Chris Kobin (2001 Maniacs) and directed by Ashley Hamilton who has appeared as an […]

29th Jul2020

‘Parts Unknown’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: William DeCoff, Alexandra Cipolla, Sarah Michelle, Lizzie Havoc, Alexander Hauck, Ralph Regine, Christina Costello, Stephen Cwiok, Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts, Melantha Blackthorne | Written and Directed by Richard Chandler You would think that the worlds of horror and professional wrestling would meet and make magical beautiful music together, wouldn’t you? Both are brash, bright, […]

28th Jul2020

‘The Pool’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Theeradej Wongpuapan, Ratnamon Ratchiratham | Written and Directed by Ping Lumpraploeng I have been very excited about seeing The Pool for a long time. The poster and initial images I saw were impressive and I have always loved the idea of movies set in one small location. Whether it be Phone Booth, Man On A […]

28th Jul2020

‘Zombie For Sale’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Se-ah Jang, Jae-yeong Jeong, Ga-ram Jung, Nam-gil Ki, Soo-kyung Lee, Ji-won Uhm | Directed by Lee Min-jae Also known as “The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale”, Zombie For Sale, released through Arrow Video a couple of weeks ago, is a zombie horror comedy with elements of romance tossed in for good measure. If you’re […]

28th Jul2020

‘Trolls World Tour’ Blu-ray Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Rachel Bloom, James Corden, Ron Funches, Kelly Clarkson, Anderson Paak, Sam Rockwell, George Clinton, Mary J. Blige | Written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger | Directed by Walt Dohrn, David P. Smith Due to the COVID-19 crisis gripping the world, Trolls World Tour, the sequel to the 2016 Trolls film, […]

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