Reviews

Blu-ray Review: Brian De Palma’s SCARFACE

“Say hello to my little friend!” The general belief is that remakes are a very bad thing. Yes, sometimes that is true, but other times that is Scarface. Written by Oliver Stone and directed by Brian De Palma, this remake of the the [...]

November 4, 2019

Mayhem Film Festival 2019: Days Three & Four

The 2019 Mayhem Film Festival continued to deliver a mind-bending array of films during its final two days at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. Day Three The Pool The Pool is a Korean killer crocodile that really delivers. It sees a young couple [...]

October 14, 2019

Mayhem Film Festival 2019: Days One & Two

The Mayhem Film Festival returned in outstanding fashion for its 15th incarnation. The 2019 festival, which screens at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema offered a great selection of genre films over its first two days – most of which were [...]

October 12, 2019

Review: Todd Phillips’ JOKER Is Essential Cinema

After talking some serious talk, it was up for debate if The Hangover director Todd Phillips could pull-off the challenge of making Joker a film which sidestepped its comic book origins and deliver something with more gravitas than your usual [...]

October 10, 2019

Blu-ray Review: Do Not Forsake Classic Western HIGH NOON

With one of the greatest opening sequences in film history, High Noon kicks-off in an outstanding fashion and this 1952 film just gets better and better as it builds towards its climax. Director Alfred Zinnemann delivers one of the great westerns [...]

October 5, 2019

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