08th Jun2021

Rewind: ‘Color Out of Space’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur, Elliot Knight, Tommy Chong, Brendan Meyer, Julian Hilliard, Josh C. Waller, Q’orianka Kilcher | Written by Richard Stanley, Scarlett Amaris | Directed by Richard Stanley I consider myself to be a big fan of HP Lovecraft’s work. However, much like the band “Guided by Voices” I tend to […]

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22nd Apr2021

Rewind: ‘Resident Evil VII’ Review

by Xenia Grounds

With Resident Evil Village about to release, it’s more important than ever to revisit Resident Evil 7 because Ethan’s story is set to continue to Village and potentially come to a final conclusion if the foreboding line from the first trailer, “His story comes to a close”, doesn’t end up being something to throw us […]

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30th Nov2020

Rewind: ‘Apocalypse Now – Final Cut’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, Albert Hall, Dennis Hopper, Scott Glenn | Written by John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola | Directed by Francis Ford Coppola You don’t have to be mad to work here (but it helps)… I love Apocalypse Now. As a piece of […]

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30th Oct2020

Rewind: ‘Psycho’ Review

by Xenia Grounds

Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Simon Oakland, Frank Albertson | Written by Joseph Stefano | Directed by Alfred Hitchcock There’s no denying that when we look back on the horror film genre, one of the directors that we strongly associate with it is Alfred Hitchcock. Yes, there […]

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22nd Oct2020

Rewind: ‘Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethals, Zelda Rubinstein, Scott Wilson, Robert Englund, Bridgett Newton | Written by Scott Glosserman, David J. Stieve | Directed by Scott Glosserman I don’t always have a reason to go back to older movies for review, but having just recently revisited this movie, I had to talk about it. Why? Well, […]

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07th Sep2020

Rewind: ‘Guns Akimbo’ Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Samara Weaving, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhys Darby, Ned Dennehy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Milo Cawthorne, Grant Bowler, Rhys Darby | Written and Directed by Jason Lei Howden Guns Akimbo is a little-known 2019 New Zealand film which has recently been added to Amazon Prime in the United States. It’s a film that has flown under the […]

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21st Aug2020

Rewind: ‘Free Fire’ Review

by Chris Thomas

In the latest in his series of Rewind reviews looking back at the career of writer/director Ben Wheatley, Chris takes a look at his 2017 film, Free Fire. Stars: Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Michael Smiley, Sam Riley, Jack Reynor | Written by Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump | Directed by Ben Wheatley […]

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18th Aug2020

Rewind: ‘High Rise’ Review

by Chris Thomas

In the latest in his series of Rewind reviews looking back at the career of writer/director Ben Wheatley, Chris takes a look at his 2015 film, High Rise. Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy, Keeley Hawes, Peter Ferdinando, Sienna Guillory, Reece Shearsmith | Written by Amy Jump | […]

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14th Aug2020

Rewind: ‘Kill List’ Review

by Chris Thomas

In the first of a new series of Rewind reviews looking back at the career of writer/director Ben Wheatley, Chris takes a look at his 2011 hit, Kill List. Stars: Neil Maskell, Michael Smiley, MyAnna Buring, Harry Simpson, Emma Fryer, Struan Rodger | Written by Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump | Directed by Ben Wheatley My […]

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01st Apr2020

Rewind: ‘Hellboy 2: The Golden Army’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, John Alexander, James Dodd, Seth MacFarlane, Luke Goss, Anna Walton, Jeffrey Tambor, John Hurt | Written and Directed by Guillermo del Toro In ten years time everyone is going to be saying “The Marvel films were actually quite rubbish, for the most part, weren’t they?”. This is because, […]

01st Nov2019

Rewind: ‘The Exorcist’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, William O’Malley, Barton Heyman | Written by William Peter Blatty | Directed by William Friedkin More than the possession of a young girl, The Exorcist possesses every inch of our bodies, dragging us from our safe rooms into […]

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05th Sep2019

Rewind: ‘Night of the Creeps’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow, Wally Taylor, Allan Kayser, Ken Heron, Alice Cadogan | Written and Directed by Fred Dekker Fred Dekker, writer and director of this fun-loving and enjoyably-daft B-movie homage, had a strangely short career as a director. Oddly though, he is responsible for two films that I, and […]

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02nd Jul2014

Rewind: ‘Eden Lake’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Jack O’Connell, Tara Ellis, Finn Atkins, Jumayn Hunter, Thomas Turgoose, James Burrows, Lorraine Bruce, Shaun Dooley | Written and Directed by James Watkins James Watkins, a British director who has gone on to stand behind the lens on the Hammer-produced horror film, The Woman in Black, made his directorial debut in 2008 […]

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24th Dec2013

Rewind: ‘Midnight in Paris’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller, Mimi Kennedy, Michael Sheen, Nina Arianda, Carla Bruni | Written and Directed by Woody Allen I must begin by saying that I usually write reviews blind, not seeing the film on numerous occassions and trying to be fully “in-the-middle” before writing, so as not to seem […]

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13th Sep2013

Rewind: ‘The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane’ Review (1976)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman, Scott Jacoby | Written by Laird Koenig | Directed by Nicolas Gessner Based on a novel by Laird Koenig and directed by Nicolas Gessner, The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane is a strange film, and one that I’ve been meaning to watch for quite […]

12th Aug2013

Rewind: ‘Puppetmaster Axis of Evil’ review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Levi Fiehler, Jenna Gallaher, Taylor M. Graham, Tom Sandoval, Aaron Riber, Ada Chao | Written by August White | Directed by David DeCoteau Ah, the Puppetmaster series. Once long thought dead, Puppetmaster: Axis of Evil resurrects the franchise and tries to re-capture the spirit of what many consider the high point in the series – the World War 2 set third […]

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08th Aug2013

Rewind: ‘The Unborn’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Brooke Adams, Jeff Hayenga, James Karen, Lisa Kudrow, Kathy Griffin | Written by John D. Brancato & Michael Ferris | Directed by Rodman Flender | Produced by Roger Corman Featuring the big screen debut of Lisa Kudrow (Friends), the deeply unsettling horror exploitation movie The Unborn stars Brooke Adams and Jeff Hayenga as Virginia and Brad Marshall, a couple whose unsuccessful attempts at […]

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04th Aug2013

Rewind: ‘Slumber Party Massacre’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michelle Michaels , Robin Stille, Michael Villella, Brinke Stevens, Debra Deliso | Written by Rita Mae Brown | Directed by Amy Holden Jones A mass murdering maniac escapes from prison and, armed with a power drill, begins to decimate the nubile high schoolers of a Los Angeles suburb during their slumber party. Thats it. Why mess with perfection and […]

30th Jul2013

Rewind: ‘Forbidden World’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick, Linden Chiles, Fox Harris, Raymond Oliver, Scott Paulin, Michael Bowen, Don Olivera | Written by Tim Curnen, Jim Wynorski | Directed by Allan Holzman | Produced by Roger Corman Set on a far off desert planet in a distant future, Forbidden World is a gory tale of a genetic experimentation that goes disastrously out of control. […]

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12th Jul2013

Rewind: ‘Jurassic Park’ Review

by Dan Clark

For the first time in his career Steven Spielberg was on a losing streak.  Both Always  and Hook  were considered massive disappointments. Some may have wondered if the Spielberg magic had finally run its course.  Spielberg answered his doubters with one of the greatest years any cinematic mind could ever imagine. This iconic year began with the […]

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27th Jun2013

Rewind: ‘E.T.’ Review

by Dan Clark

Childhood should be a special time in all of our lives. Where we have yet to be ruined by the cynicism of our society, and our hopes and dreams reflect the purity of our souls. Childhood can also have its fair share of tribulations as well. Tragedy and heartbreak are not segregated to specific age […]

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25th Jun2013

Rewind: ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Review

by Phil Wheat

In the immortal words of the legendary Rocky Balboa “It Ain’t How Hard You Hit… It’s How Hard You Can Get Hit and Keep Moving Forward”. Steven Spielberg certainly got hit hard when 1941  proved to be a massive disappointment. In many ways Spielberg was a victim of his own accomplishments, because 1941  was actually commercial success—just not as […]

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