Tags : 2011

The Tree of Life -The Criterion Collection

Terrence Malick is no stranger to exploring existential landscapes that offer us time to reflect. This is my second viewing of The Tree of Life, which has been restored by The Criterion Collection in digital 4k. The feature has an extra 50 minutes and a grandeur amount of mini-documentaries to get excited about. However, you […]Read More

Cool Stuff: Attack The Block Soundtrack Glow In The Dark

From a UK indie sci-fi Horror comedy to the greatest Sci-fi Opera Franchise a lot has happened to young British actor John Boyega. In 2011 Joe Cornish’s Attack The Block introduced the actor to the world , a a story of a London Gang forced to protect their home from a mysterious Alien invasion. The […]Read More

31 Days Of Horror (Day 11) – Straw Dogs

Things go bump in the night, others will devour your soul, some will slice, dice eat your heart with a nice glass of Chianti. October has now arrived which can mean only one thing 31 Days of Horror has now arrived again. For the next 31 days, we will dive deep into the catacombs of […]Read More

‘Classic Horror Review – The Ward (2011)

The ward is a 2011 supernatural horror film, directed by horror icon John Carpenter and starring Amber Heard (All The Boys Love Mandy Lane) and Danielle Panabaker (Friday the 13th 2009, The Flash). The Ward is set in the 1960 and follows the story of a young women, Kristen (Heard) who is taken to the […]Read More

Win Flutter Starring Luke Evans, Joe Anderson On DVD

To celebrate the release of Flutter – available on DVD 3rd August 2015 – we have a copy to giveaway! Flutter is the unmissable sexy British thriller starring Luke Evans (The Hobbit, Dracula Untold), Joe Anderson (Hannibal, The Grey), Billy Zane (Titanic) and Mark Williams (Harry Potter, The Fast Show). Flutter adds its own dark […]Read More

Win iTunes Voucher For Donovan’s Echo Starring Danny Glover

Lethal Weapon’s Danny Glover stars in the slick fantasy thriller Donovan’s Echo – out on iTunes, Blinkbox, Google Play, Amazon Prime, Xbox Video and Filmflex 22nd September 2014. To celebrate we have iTunes download vouchers (£13.99 RRP) for you to giveaway. Donovan Matheson (Danny Glover) is a man trapped in the past. Once an esteemed […]Read More

Win Nacho Vigalondo’s Extraterrestrial On DVD

District 9 meets Seinfeld in this quirky sci-fi comedy from exciting director Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes; V/H/S Viral; The ABCs of Death, Open Windows). An alien invasion unlike anything you’ve ever witnessed! Courtesy of our friends at Icon Home Distribution we have a copy of Extraterrestrial On DVD to give away to one lucky winner. When […]Read More

Boxing Day DVD Review

Throughout the years the average working man and woman have been lived, ruled, struggled by the capitalist dream (like now) but as always we fight back. Leo Tolstoy has provided literature world with many fine examples of the dream however there not the easiest to be adapted for film, however, British director Bernard Rose (Mr […]Read More

The Hunter Blu-Ray Review

When it comes to films starring Willem Dafoe his performances are nothing more but mesmeric, outstanding even when the film he stars in is truly awful. The actor is one of the films great gems who delivers wonderful performances that are deserving of awards but the true professional he is  he doesn’t complain just gets […]Read More

Jo Nesbo’s Headhunters Blu-Ray Review

A friend said to me recently “the bubble is going to burst” maybe but for now myself and millions of cinephiles worldwide will continue to enjoy the current wave of Scandinavian cinema (& television)that’s sweeping us off our feet. The latest invader is Jo Nesbo’s Headhunters (Hodejegerne), the first from an author who has refused […]Read More

Blackthorn Blu-Ray Review

When it comes to Westerns they don’t go hand in hand with me, it’s like having Charlton Heston the chairman of the anti-gun lobby. I never really jumped on board the recent trend of making Westerns (or remaking as they like to do these days) despite living in a household which Cowboy novels and films […]Read More

DVD Review:The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

In 1995 my love for David Fincher films was born, 20 years old studying graphic design at college.This was the year what I regard as the director’s greatest film was released, the film’s start& end credit title sequences would inspire me to become a designer, the film was Se7en.The film became the template for my […]Read More

DVD Review – Dream House (2011)

Oh, boy, where to start… In reviewing Dream House, there are a few problems that are hard to get around. Firstly, and I’ll put it out there from the off, the film is bad, very bad. So much so that upon viewing the finished cut, director Jim Sheridan and stars Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz […]Read More

CORIOLANUS Review

2011 was the year of William Shakespeare, England’s greatest bard making his name felt in cinema. From the absurd  Julie Taymor The Tempest to the Romeo & Juliet inspired animation Gnomeo & Juliet, we even saw the bard’s integrity been scrutinised in Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous. 2012 William Shakespeare’s legacy will continue as the most adopted […]Read More