Jul 312014
 
Sabotage: The Defence of a Madman.......

“The plot is preposterous, the violence is ridiculous, the character names are caricatures, the whole tone is just really?” Mark Kermode “Unholy mess” Peter Bradshaw “Noisy and illogical” Tim Robey That’s just what a few of the paid professional film writers thought about David Ayer’s Arnold Schwarzenegger starring crime thriller Sabotage, which was released earlier […]

Dec 042013
 
Milius: DVD Review

John Milius is very much a larger than life character, he’s a filmmaker who honed and sculpted his own image and reputation. His penchant for going against the grain and stirring trouble for troubles sake was only matched by his storytelling ability. This documentary directed by frequent Kevin Smith collaborators Zak Knutson & Joey Figueroa […]

Oct 152013
 
Dude and a Monkey: Episode 38 - Tai Chi Nightmares

Dude and a Monkey: Episode 38 – Tai Chi Nightmares It’s that time of the week again where you let two foul mouthed movie gods bestow the wisdom of their filmic week upon you. In this weeks episode we chat Keanu Reeves directorial début Man of Tai Chi, tackle The Purge and Fifth Estate, among […]

Oct 112013
 
The Witches: Blu-ray + LFF Screening Review

Last year StudioCanal restored and re-released the classic Hammer films The Devil Rides Out, The Mummy’s Shroud and Rasputin the Mad Monk for the first time on Blu-ray. This year they have chosen the Cyril Frankel film The Witches as the next film to be given the restoration treatment. The film will be screened at […]

Oct 112013
 
Dude and a Monkey: Episode 37 - Filthy Nightmares

Dude and a Monkey: Episode 37 – Filthy Nightmares On this week’s thrilling ininstalmentMarc and Ian chew up some deep fried Mars bars and talk Filth, take a look at some trailers, some One Old, One New and take on the first part of the A NightMarathon on Elm Street series with Wes Craven’s original […]

Oct 042013
 
Movie Poster & Trailer of the Day: Hellbenders

Movie Poster & Trailer of the Day No.442 – Hellbenders This is the poster and trailer for the upcoming JT Petty film Hellbenders which stars Clancy Brown and Clifton Collins JR. Let’s be honest I could make a better poster than that, it looks like it was put together during a lunch break. If you […]

Oct 032013
 
Movie Poster & Trailer of the Day: Thirst

Movie Poster & Trailer of the Day No.441 – Thirst Park Chan-wook goes full horror with this 2009 vampire film. As with any Chan-wook film its tense, taught and stunning. Yes you could argue that it goes on a little bit longer than it needs too (standard cut is 134min with the directors cut clocking in […]

Oct 022013
 
Movie Poster & Trailer of the Day: Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

Movie Poster & Trailer of the Day No.440 – Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 The Blair Witch Project is one of the most successful horror movies ever made, and rational thinkers could argue that its also one of the most important horror movies ever made as well. The way the film was marketed and […]