Reviews

Blu-ray Review: FLIGHT IF THE NAVIGATOR Takes Off

Flight Of The Navigator is a Spielbergian 1980s science fiction movie, which offers-up enough original ideas (and special effects) to make  it worth seeking out. Grease director Randal Kleiser’s 1986 film follows the family movie template to [...]

September 2, 2019

Review: Park Chan-wook’s OLDBOY Will Hit You Like A Hammer

When it was first released back in 2003 Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy hit audiences like a hammer. Forget Spike Lee’s 2013 US remake with Josh Brolin, this South Korean film is the only version of Oldboy that needs to be seen. More importantly, it’s [...]

August 2, 2019

Review: Brian De Palma’s DOMINO Is A Disappointing Dud

Any Brian De Palma is better than no Brian De Palma. That’s the way to look at any film from one of cinema’s greatest thriller directors. However, it’s a serious shame that Domino feels like the master has had his edges shaved, leaving [...]

July 30, 2019

DVD Review: Russian Horror MERMAID: LAKE OF THE DEAD

The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead is a modestly budgeted Russian-language horror film which tries to do something a little different. It isn’t wholly successful in what it attempts to achieve on a story level, but this an incredibly well shot and [...]

July 26, 2019

Review: Nicolas Roeg’s Timeless Classic DON’T LOOK NOW

Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now is a stunningly crafted horror/thriller from 1973. It’s a classic, a wonderfully realised piece of cinema which delivers on a dramatic and an emotional level. This is how you make a horror movie.  Based [...]

July 20, 2019

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