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First Titles Announced For 2021 MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL

After 2020’s COVID-19 caused Skeleton Edition, the Mayhem Film Festival is once again set to return to Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema for a full-length festival. The 17th Mayhem will deliver a devilish mix of different genre films over the [...]

August 14, 2021

Watch The STRANGER THINGS Season 4 Teaser

It’s likely that fans have been clamouring for something (anything) Stranger Things related. Well, that comes now in the form of this new teaser which shows…very little new footage. You just get quick snippets – the most [...]

August 6, 2021

Names Is For Tombstones, Baby

The great Yaphet Kotto has passed away at the age of 81. The American actor was a powerful supporting player, injecting his presence into every film and television in which he appeared.  Stand-out film roles include Live And Let Die (1973), Blue [...]

March 16, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Johannes Roberts’ STORAGE 24

Take a measure of John Carpenter mixed spice (The Thing, Assault On Precinct 13), add a touch of Alien, a pinch of Shaun of the Dead and a smidgen of Die Hard, bring to the boil and rest. Now, get ready to serve-up Storage 24. Director Johannes [...]

March 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ALIEN RESURRECTION

Jean-Pierre Jeunet – 1997 Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Alien Resurrection is a solid entry into the Alien franchise. It’s better than Alien 3, but nowhere near as good as Alien or Aliens. The cast is good and they all do good work, but [...]

February 23, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Billy O’Brien’s SCINTILLA

Scintilla (also known as The Hybrid) shows once again that you don’t need a mega budget to deliver a captivating science fiction feature. Writer/director Billy O’Brien’s film may not break new ground in a narrative sense, but it works as a [...]

October 29, 2020

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