Reviews

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

DVD Review: UWE Boll Goes To Vietnam With TUNNEL RATS

Uwe Boll–the name strikes terror into the hearts of many movie fans, although the casual viewer might say “Uwe he?” German born Boll is a controversial figure in cinema today and his films are often highly controversial and critically mauled. [...]

April 19, 2012

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

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