• Review – Prometheus

    Prometheus has finally landed. Sir Ridley Scott’s long awaited return to science fiction bursts onto our screens like a Xenomorph trying to break free of John Hurt’s chest. The pseudo prequel to the genre-defining Alien has attained a considerable amount of hype, but with a gap of thirty-three years since its predecessor,...
  • An interview with Chronicle director Josh Trank + Win a copy of the film on Blu-ray

    Competition time again. We’re giving away 3x copies of the smash-hit Chronicle on Blu-ray. To enter, read on after the below interview with Josh Trank. Chronicle was a huge hit in cinemas but how do you feel about how movies are now consumed – not just in cinemas but in...
  • Review – The Avengers

    ‘King of Cult’ Joss Whedon has served up a crucial lesson in how to balance huge expectations and a smorgasbord of Hollywood talent in this year’s must-see superhero spectacular The Avengers (or if you’re in the UK… Avengers Assemble. For all intents and purposes we’ll call it The Avengers.)...
  • Review – Battleship

    Moviegoers may currently find themselves contemplating a choice between two sea-based epics; James Cameron’s remake of Titanic in 3D and Battleship, a high-profile, big budget release courtesy of Peter Berg, currently making headlines mainly for featuring superstar of the moment, Rihanna. Comparing these two films on the basis of...
  • Review – Recoil

    Stone Cold Steven Austin stars in this B-movie that hits the right buttons, eventually evolving into a tight action flic that, while far from outstanding, stays within its parameters and achieves more or less what it sets out to. Stone Cold plays a square-chested, thick-necked ex-cop whose family is...
  • Review – Headhunters

    The appetite for Scandinavian thrillers shows no sign of relenting. The Swedish adaptations of Stieg Larsson’s ‘Millenium’ trilogy spawned a lucrative Hollywood remake as well as achieving global distribution and a substancial return at the international box office. The Danes lead the way on the small screen with The...
  • Foreign Filmmaking Legends #5 – Dario Argento

    With a career spanning over forty years Dario Argento has directed and written a whole host of creative and disturbing masterpieces, and in the process has worked with and inspired a generation of filmmakers, from John Carpenter to Tobe Hooper, so whether you’ve heard of him or not, don’t...