Reviews

Review: CHE GUEVARA – As You Have Never Seen Him Before

This highly informative documentary makes interesting viewing. I must confess that I didn’t know that much about Che Guevara before I sat down to watch this; I knew that he was an iconic Cuban revolutionary, but as far as background and events [...]

April 14, 2012

DVD Review: Peter O’Toole In The Epic Mini-Series MASADA

Masada is a 1981 television mini-series starring acting legend Peter O’Toole and helmed by directing stalwart Boris Sagal (The Omega Man). The series is an entertaining and well made production that charts the siege of the Jewish fortress at [...]

April 11, 2012

DVD Review: Lars Von Trier’s THE BOSS OF IT ALL

This new film from Danish director Lars Von Trier offers something new from the filmmaker: it’s a comedy. Ravn, owner of a successful IT firms, wants to sell up and move on. There’s just one slight problem. For the past several years he has been [...]

April 9, 2012

Review: Schlock Horror Movie BLACKWATER VALLEY EXORCISM

Whenever I sit down to watch a film that has the word exorcism, (or any variation of the word) I automatically think that it is going to be a straight rip-off of William Friedkin’s 1970’s classic, The Exorcist. To give Blackwater Valley Exorcism [...]

April 8, 2012

Review: INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

I’m going to presume that you have already seen this film before you read this review. It’s pretty filled with spoilers, so be warned! George Lucas is a personal hero of mine, the man comes under a lot of fire from movie fans, but I have stood [...]

April 8, 2012

DVD Review: Cuban Comedy THE TWELVE CHAIRS

This classic Cuban comedy from 1962 is definitely not what you’d expect, from the opening montage of revolutionary photographs to the animated credits sequence there’s a strange atmosphere that permeates through The Twelve Chairs. In fact, I’d [...]

April 8, 2012

Review: Woody Harrelson In Paul Schrader’s THE WALKER

Paul Schrader’s new film as writer/director clearly shows him exorcising the demons of his last venture, Exorcist: Dominion, by revisiting similar territory to his earlier film American Gigolo. Schrader delivers a thriller that delves into the [...]

April 8, 2012

DVD Review: Classic Horror THE POSSESSION Of JOEL DELANEY

This 1972 chiller directed by Waris Hussein is a supernatural tale that appears to be in the same mould as The Exorcist; however it was released over a year before William Friedkin’s classic. The Possession of Joel Delaney stars Shirley Maclaine [...]

April 7, 2012

Review: Daniel Craig Is James Bond In QUANTUM OF SOLACE

As a life long James Bond fan I always look forward to new adventures from the super-spy. My very first cinematic memory is watching Roger Moore’s final outing as Bond in A View To A Kill, and my teenage years and early twenties were filled with [...]

April 7, 2012

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