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Le Jour Se Lève Blu-ray Review
Le Jour Se Lève Blu-ray Review
Le Jour Se Lève Blu-ray Review

Le Jour Se Lève Blu-ray Review

The 1930s has often labelled as the golden age of French cinema and on viewing a film of this quality it is clear to see why. Many of the best French films of the decade starred the enigmatic Jean Gabin. Were he alive today he ...
 
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The Island Of Dr. Moreau Blu-ray Review
The Island Of Dr. Moreau Blu-ray Review
The Island Of Dr. Moreau Blu-ray Review

The Island Of Dr. Moreau Blu-ray Review

The Island of Dr. Moreau is a 1970s remake of one of the classic horror films from the golden age of the Hollywood horror film. It was called The Island of Lost Souls (1932) and starred Charles Laughton as Moreau and Bela Lugos...
 

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Bad Milo Review
Bad Milo Review
Bad Milo Review

Bad Milo Review

As the Halloween season draws even closer, the horror films just keep on coming! 2014 has been a good year for the genre and Bad Milo is no exception. Duncan is stressed. His job is stressful, the pressure from his mother for g...
 
Cinema Reviews
 
Gone Girl Review
Gone Girl Review
Gone Girl Review

Gone Girl Review

At the time of writing this article, David Fincher’s latest movie ‘Gone Girl’ has enjoyed 2 weeks at the summit of the UK Box Office (a feat of some majesty considering its audience decimating 18 certificate). It has become qui...
 

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Moby Dick Review
Moby Dick Review
Moby Dick Review

Moby Dick Review

Encore Movie Network’s ambitions may not quite match Captain Ahab’s obsession with the white whale but the crew obviously had big plans for this three-hour miniseries. Almost everyone in the ensemble of actors looks familiar an...
 
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Found Review
Found Review
Found Review

Found Review

Found is a disturbing coming of age story of a twelve year boy who on the face of things comes from a normal family with a pretty normal background? But all this is about to change when 12 year old Marty uncovers a dark secret ...
 

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Filmed In Supermarionation Review
Filmed In Supermarionation Review
Filmed In Supermarionation Review

Filmed In Supermarionation Review

Standing the test of time for over 50 years now – Gerry Anderson’s tremendous work from the 60’s is showcased here in a documentary directed by Stephen La Riviere’s adapted from his own book. Parker and Lady Penelope host the f...
 
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Grand Piano Review
Grand Piano Review
Grand Piano Review

Grand Piano Review

Elijah Wood plays Tom Selznick a bit of a grand master behind the keys who at his latest performance to an adoring crowd is contacted while on stage by a stranger (John Cusack) who makes the message clear: Play one wrong note a...
 

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See No Evil 2 Review
See No Evil 2 Review
See No Evil 2 Review

See No Evil 2 Review

From the weird and wonderful minds of horrors greatest new directors comes the 2nd installment of the See No Evil franchise. The Soska sisters (Dead Hooker in a Trunk & American Mary) breathe life back into the towering pow...
 
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3 Days To Kill Review
3 Days To Kill Review
3 Days To Kill Review

3 Days To Kill Review

So Luc Besson and the Euro trash squad continue their quest for sub-standard action films utilising sub-standard directors (including Besson himself), some very rushed and diabolically trashy scripts (Often co-penned by Besson ...
 

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Cold In July Review
Cold In July Review
Cold In July Review

Cold In July Review

Richard Dane (Michael C Hall) and his wife are woken in the night by the sound of an intruder in the house. With a baby in the house as well, Dane goes on high alert and fetches his dad’s pistol from the closet and goes to inve...
 
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Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review
Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review
Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review

Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review

An alien force has invaded Europe and armed combat in full effect. A pencil pushing officer, William Cage (Cruise) is stripped of his rank and thrust against his will into combat with the troops. Not long into battle he is kill...
 

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Leprechaun Origins Review
Leprechaun Origins Review
Leprechaun Origins Review

Leprechaun Origins Review

WWE films release yet another horror film for the Halloween seasons with the reboot of the classic tale of the leprechaun, made famous by the little man himself, Warwick Davis. One has to ask themselves though, when WWE decided...
 
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Zombeavers Review
Zombeavers Review
Zombeavers Review

Zombeavers Review

What do you get if you cross a quiet American river, inhabited with some cute little beavers and a 200lt drum of fluorescent green toxic waste? You guessed it, 85 mins of laughs, gore, teen sex and beavers…. Zombeavers! Spendin...
 

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Blood Ties Review
Blood Ties Review
Blood Ties Review

Blood Ties Review

When you think of New York cop or crime films some gritty ol’ movies come to mind: The French Connection (1971), Serpico (1973), Marathon Man (1976), Dog Day Afternoon (1975) or Fort Apache, the Bronx (1980). Blood Ties is a re...
 
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The Visitor Review
The Visitor Review
The Visitor Review

The Visitor Review

The Visitor is a real curio from the 1970s. Directed by an Italian director of little repute, Giulio Paradisi (billed here as Michael J. Paradise) this is Italian exploitation at its worst. Made at the end of a decade which saw...
 

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24: Live Another Day Blu-ray Review
24: Live Another Day Blu-ray Review
24: Live Another Day Blu-ray Review

24: Live Another Day Blu-ray Review

Jack Bauer is back after several years away from screens. And the last time we saw Jack he was on the run again at the end of season 8 (like he had to do at the end of season 4). But instead of having to hide from the Chinese g...
 
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The Walking Dead Season 4 Review
The Walking Dead Season 4 Review
The Walking Dead Season 4 Review

The Walking Dead Season 4 Review

Rick and the gang stumble forth for another season of the hit zombie-apocalypse series. And while the series is riding high, there are some pretty impressive heights to reach if they are to keep standards high after the phenome...
 

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Jimmy's Hall Review
Jimmy's Hall Review
Jimmy's Hall Review

Jimmy’s Hall Review

The latest film from auteur Ken Loach is Jimmy’s Hall. This film is to be, as Loach has insinuated his last film. For that it loses none of its power. Jimmy’s Hall is very much made as a companion piece to his superb, violent a...
 
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Crimes Of Passion Review
Crimes Of Passion Review
Crimes Of Passion Review

Crimes Of Passion Review

Crimes of Passion is a series of six feature length crime films, based on the early novels by Swedish Crime novelist Maria Lane, written in the lat 1940s early 1950s. The series features six different murder stories in which we...
 

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Wolfcop Review
Wolfcop Review
Wolfcop Review

Wolfcop Review

Wolfcop is exactly what it says on the tin. If the title sounds like 80’s B-Movie cheese with 80’s special effects and a turn your brain off and enjoy thrill ride. Then you would be correct! It’s a cop…. Who’s a Werewolf! What ...
 
Cinema Reviews
 
Life After Beth Review
Life After Beth Review
Life After Beth Review

Life After Beth Review

Zach (Dane Dehaan) is mortified at the sudden loss of his girlfriend Beth (Aubrey Plaza) to a snake bite. He warms to her family at the funeral and even returns to them a place to open up about his feelings. That is until they ...
 

Disc Reviews
 
The Crow: Stairway To Heaven DVD Review
The Crow: Stairway To Heaven DVD Review
The Crow: Stairway To Heaven DVD Review

The Crow: Stairway To Heaven DVD Review

If you missed The Crow: Stairway to Heaven when it originally aired in the UK back in 1999/2000 (and you can count this author among those that did), then here’s your chance to grab the complete 22 episode series on DVD. Availa...
 
Disc Reviews
 
300: Rise Of An Empire Review
300: Rise Of An Empire Review
300: Rise Of An Empire Review

300: Rise Of An Empire Review

OK, I admit it. I genuinely thought this would be good fun. I thought this would probably equal Zach Snyder’s 300 (2006). I thought it would be a riot quite frankly. Sadly this just wasn’t the case. Like many I was first introd...
 

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The Gang’s All Here Review
The Gang’s All Here Review
The Gang’s All Here Review

The Gang’s All Here Review

The Gang’s All Here is a piece of fluff but the amazing and stunning Technicolor in HD Blu-ray and Carmen Miranda’s costumes and set pieces should be enough to distract the viewer from any weak storyline. Directed by the irrepr...
 
Disc Reviews
 
Fargo Season 1 Review
Fargo Season 1 Review
Fargo Season 1 Review

Fargo Season 1 Review

In recent years some of the most popular shows on television have adopted the 10 show format for their season (Give or take a couple of episodes). With this short schedule we as viewers get bigger stars in a more concise and de...
 

Disc Reviews
 
Lord of Illusions Blu-ray Review
Lord of Illusions Blu-ray Review
Lord of Illusions Blu-ray Review

Lord of Illusions Blu-ray Review

Until the rumoured, pant-wettingly anticipated ‘Hellraiser’ re-boot that I personally cannot wait for, the last directorial effort from the truly unique and warped mind of horror author Clive Barker was Lord of Illusions in (19...
 
Disc Reviews
 
Madame Dubarry Review
Madame Dubarry Review
Madame Dubarry Review

Madame Dubarry Review

Made in 1919 during a period when legendry director Ernst Lubitsch was making a series of big scale history films (others included Anne Boleyn and Sumurun, both 1920) but what all these films lack is what became known as the ‘L...
 

Disc Reviews
 
The Hypnotist Review
The Hypnotist Review
The Hypnotist Review

The Hypnotist Review

Scandinavian crime stories have become popular over the past few years both on TV and on the big screen with such shows as ‘Wallander’ and Stig Larsson’s books starting with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in book form and on s...
 
Disc Reviews
 
Stage Fright Blu-ray Review
Stage Fright Blu-ray Review
Stage Fright Blu-ray Review

Stage Fright Blu-ray Review

There is a serial killer on the loose – and what better place for them to hide than in an old theatre with an acting troupe who are putting on a show about a serial killer on the loose. The group find themselves trapped in the ...