26th Jun2020

‘The New Kids’ Limited Edition Blu-ray Review (101 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Lori Loughlin, Shannon Presby, James Spader, John Philbin, David H. MacDonald, Vince Grant, Theron Montgomery, Eddie Jones, Lucy Martin, Eric Stoltz, Paige Price, Court Miller, Tom Atkins | Written by Stephen Gyllenhaal | Directed by Sean S. Cunningham Director Sean S. Cunningham is widely known for the classic 1980 slasher Friday the 13th, a movie […]

22nd May2020

‘The New Kids’ finally coming to Blu-ray in the UK

by Phil Wheat

This June, 101 Films will release Sean S. Cunningham’s tense and violent horror-thriller The New Kids (1985), previously released on VHS as Striking Back in 1988 and never making the transition to DVD here in the UK, as part of the companies “Black Label” line. After their parents die in a car crash, two all-American […]

24th Aug2018

‘Sex, Lies and Videotape’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo, Peter Gallagher | Written and Directed by Steven Soderbergh Another chance to see where it all began for (a then 26-year-old) Steven Soderbergh comes in the form of this sumptuous box set from Criterion. They might have missed a trick by not housing it in a Betmax-style […]

23rd Apr2015

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Paul Bettany, James Spader | Written and Directed by Joss Whedon You’re probably all well-aware of the plot to Avengers: Age of Ultron by now, given just how many trailers, posters and […]

04th Jun2013

‘Lincoln’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones, John Hawkes, Jackie Earle Haley, Tim Blake Nelson, Jared Harris | Written by Tony Kushner | Directed by Steven Spielberg There are few names in American history that are as recognizable and respected as Abraham Lincoln. If you were […]