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Book Review: THE ART AND MAKING OF PENNY DREADFUL

Not only have Frankenstein and Dracula been hugely influential pieces of literature but they’ve become iconic in the realm of film and television. Penny Dreadful (named after a type of 19th Century pulp fiction) sees them rub shoulders with Oscar [...]

March 30, 2015

Blu-ray Review: Cecil B. DeMille’s Epic CLEOPATRA

Eureka DVD’s latest film in its Masters of Cinema series is Cleopatra, Cecil B. DeMille’s 1934 epic starring Claudette Colbert in the title role. The film is luscious on Blu-ray, with the 1:37: 1 aspect ratio highlighting the magnitude of the [...]

September 11, 2012

Eli Roth Directs Russell Crowe In HARKER

Eli Roth (Hostel) looks set to direct Harker, a retelling of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The film is a new interpretation of the classic vampire tale, which will see Russell Crowe play the legendary blood sucking Count. Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy [...]

July 11, 2012

Eye-Popping Image From THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS

Russell Crowe in a Kung-Fu movie. That sentence is attention grabbing in itself, but when you throw in the above image, then The Man With the Iron Fists moves up a few notches on the must see list. Pam Grier, Lucy Liu and Jamie Chung join the [...]

June 27, 2012