Reviews

Blu-ray Review: Matt Smith & Eva Green In CLONE

Clone (or Womb as it is also known) is a science fiction drama starring Doctor Who’s Matt Smith and Bond Girl Eva Green. It’s a morbidly depressing movie that fails to ignite audience attention, it shuffles down an extra mile of monotony and [...]

May 17, 2012

DVD Review: Danish Thriller ID:A Lacks Thrills

ID:A is a Danish thriller that’s light on thrills and heavy on tedium. Christian E. Christiansen’s film opens with a woman (Tuva Novotny) waking in the French countryside, with a bag of cash and no idea of her past or who she is. She trudges to [...]

May 16, 2012

Review: Gallic Thriller THE SERPENT

The Serpent is a French film from director Eric Barbier starring Yvan Attal, Clovis Cornillac and Quantum of Solace‘s Bond girl Olga Kurylenko. Vincent (Attal) is a photographer who is going through a messy divorce, his life is slowly heading [...]

May 13, 2012

Review: Marvel’s THE AVENGERS

What can be said about Marvel‘s The Avengers (or Avengers Assemble) that can’t be pushed out the way Hulk-style by someone proclaiming box office numbers? Probably not a lot. However, for once box office and the quality of a film seem to be [...]

May 10, 2012

DVD Review: Gina Carano In Steven Soderbergh’s HAYWIRE

Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire is a thrilling action picture, the kind that they used to make, before CGI and wire-work took over, removing all excitement and leaving only empty spectacle. MMA star Gina Carano takes the lead in the film, which also [...]

May 5, 2012

DVD Review: Wes Craven’s THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT

Wes Craven is a director synonymous with horror. The Last House on the Left is the director’s first and probably most horrific film. It makes for some uncomfortable viewing, but the film is a true classic in the horror genre. What makes House so [...]

May 1, 2012

DVD Review: Vinnie Jones In THE RIDDLE

In recent years the British film industry has swung between making horror movies and gangster films. Vinnie Jones, former football player, (or soccer for the US) and star of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels returns to London’s criminal [...]

April 29, 2012

Review: THE ABANDONED Is A Russian Set Horror Movie

The Abandoned is a horror movie directed by Nacho Cerda (co-written with Karim Hussainand Richard Stanley), which tries to put a European spin on the current wave of Japanese inspired horror films. Marie (Anastasia Hille) returns to Russia after a [...]

April 29, 2012

DVD Review: THE STORY OF FILM: AN ODYSSEY

Mark Cousins’ fifteen hour documentary The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a fascinating chronicle through the last hundred plus years of cinema. From the origins of cinema through to the present day, Cousins’ film leaves no stone unturned when [...]

April 22, 2012

DVD Review: World War II Drama OVERLORD

This 1975 film details the events leading up to Operation Overlord, or as it is more commonly known: D-Day. If you are looking for an action filled war movie in the vein of Saving Private Ryan, then look elsewhere. In fact Overlord has more in [...]

April 22, 2012

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