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 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 […]

May 162013
Billy Liar 50th Anniversary: Blu-ray Review

Billy Liar lands on blu-ray for the first time on the 6th of May 2013 from StudioCanal, as a special 50th Anniversary edition which showcases not only the fantastic new fully restored HD print, but also has some great features that look back on this wonderfully eccentric British film. Tom Courtenay stars as William Fischer, […]

Apr 172013
Deadly Blessing: Blu-ray Review

Wes Craven’s creepy Amish, of sorts, horror Deadly Blessing arrived on blu-ray for the first time on the 25th of March from Arrow Film Video. As with all Arrow titles it comes with a whole host of special features including a commentary track from Wes Craven and an interview with Craven collaborator Michael Berryman on […]

Feb 182013
The Last Days of Dolwyn: DVD Review

The Last Days of Dolwyn, also know as Women of Dolwyn in the US, comes to DVD for the first time in the UK on the 18th of February 2013 from StudioCanal. Written and directed by Emlyn Williams, who is best know for his writing credits on films like 1938’s The Citadel and Alfred Hitchcock’s […]

Dec 162012
British Legends of Stage & Screen: DVD Review

Hello! British Legends of Stage & Screen is a series of candid and intimate interviews with eight of Britain’s most beloved and enduring stars of both cinema and theatre. These interviews made up a series which was broadcast earlier in the year on Sky Arts, and includes interviews with Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Michael Gambon, […]

Oct 312012
Basket Case The Trilogy: Blu-ray Steelbook

Hello! The Frank Henenlotter horror comedy classic Basket Case trilogy (Basket Case (1982), Basket Case 2 (1990) and Basket Case 3: The Progeny (1991) arrived on Blu-ray Steelbook on the 22nd of October 2012 from Second Sight Films, who are fast becoming one of my favourite distributors. Frank Henenlotter is one of those horror directors […]

Oct 172012
Rosewood Lane: DVD Review

Hello! Arriving on DVD on the 15th of October 2012 from StudioCanal, is director Victor Salva’s return to the creepy horror genre, Rosewood Lane. Salva’s last film was the 2006 inspirational gymnastics film Peaceful Warrior, which starred Nick Nolte and Scott Mechlowicz, but Salva is best know for his 2001 horror film Jeepers Creepers, a […]

Oct 172012
Some Guy Who Kills People: Blu-ray Review

Hello! Coming to Blu-ray and DVD, from Grimm Entertainment, on the 15th of October 2012, after a limited theatrical release the previous week, is John Landis produced, Jack Perez directed black comedy Some Guy Who Kills People. The film stars the always underrated, and underused Kevin Corrigan, and Lucy Davis, as well as genre film […]