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The Millionaires’ Express

What do you get if you add Sammo Hung; bandits; bordellos and martial arts hi-jinks? The answer is The Millionaires’ Express—a riotous, rollocking action move from the man who almost single-handedly kick-started the Hong Kong N...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shock Wave: Hong Kong Destruction

Reuniting star Andy Lau and director Herman Yau after 2017’s brilliant Shock Wave, this standalone sequel in-title-only refreshes the series with a new storyline and characters. The disappointingly bland and paint-by-numbers th...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Who Dares Wins

The ‘70s were an era of gritty crime dramas in which gritty geezers, with implausible accents, carried out acts of random violence on even grittier geezers, with even more implausible accents. TV’s top shows were the like...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Duel

It’s not often that we see the actual moment when a film-maker makes the transition from jobbing-director to legend, but, in Duel we’re given the chance to see exactly that. It began in 1971 when Steven Spielberg’s secret...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Battle Royale (4K UHD)

Arrow Video are truly spoiling us at the moment. One of the first boutique labels to make the move over to 4K UHD, they’ve been passionately bringing some unforgettable cult cinema to the sparkling premium format. Their latest ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Godzilla 4K

4K RELEASE REVIEW BY SAMUEL LOVE: After a controversial home video release back in 2014 that led to many viewers complaining the film was simply ‘too dark’, Warner Bros Home Entertainment have put out a 4K UHD release that prom...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wonder Woman 1984

2017’s Wonder Woman was a breath of fresh air to the superhero genre for so many reasons. First and foremost we got a female superhero, one that didn’t rely on her male counterparts to get the job done but actively led them int...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Elysium 4K

When director Neill Blomkamp burst onto the scene in 2009 with his acclaimed debut District 9, the world took notice. Here was a new name to watch in sci-fi cinema, delivering with his first film a powerful and thrilling flick ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

2012 – 4K

Early in 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Roland Emmerich’s disaster epic 2012 received renewed interest and became the second-most popular film on Netflix in March. Almost a year on, the pandemic is sadly still going st...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tenet

In 2020 the world is in crisis, COVD-19 has put a halt to life as we know it. Cinemas across the world lie empty, popcorn rotting in bags, precious film releases being put on hold. The fate of cinema is in the balance. Could it...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Busan Presents… Trilogy

The Walking Dead essentially saturated the zombie genre to such an extent we began to feel undead fatigue. But South Korean filmmaker Sang-ho Yeon didn’t get the memo and it’s a good thing too. Released now in its entirety, the...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Skyfire

Simon West, the director of such acclaimed classics as The Expendables 2 and Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up music video, isn’t exactly a name that exudes confidence in audiences. His latest effort is Skyfire, a disaster ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rogue

From the mid-2000s to the mid-2010s, Megan Fox was a force to be reckoned with. Appearing in franchises including Michael Bay’s Transformers and the ill-advised Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles update, Fox was everywhere – and a se...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sherlock Holmes & Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

In the wake of Robert Downey Jr.’s departure from the Marvel Cinematic Universe after ten films of service, rumours are beginning to circulate once again around the possibility of a continuation of Guy Ritchie’s excellent Sherl...
 
 
 
 
 
 

300

Finally making its highly anticipated debut on 4K Blu-ray from Warner Bros Home Entertainment, Zack Snyder’s stunningly stylised epic has certainly never looked or sounded better. But how does the film hold up, 14 years since i...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The A-Team Complete Collection

“In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the gover...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tales Of The Gold Monkey: Complete Series

In these trying times, we all need a shot of warm and fuzzy TV nostalgia—and Tales Of The Gold Monkey is exactly what the doctor ordered. Originally aired in 1982, Tales Of The Gold Monkey comes from the stable of Donald P. Bel...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw

For the past few Fast & Furious films there has been no denying the bromance blooming between Dawyne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Jason Statham, aka Hobbs & Shaw. So much so that by the end of The Fate of The Furious they app...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Godzilla: King Of Monsters

Godzilla: King Of Monsters is the latest in a string of attempts by other studios to keep up with the franchise behemoth that is Disney. For while the House Of Mouse marches on with the likes of all things Marvel and Star Wars ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Red Heat

Ivan Danko (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a Russian cop sent to the US to extradite a vicious gangland drug-dealer (Ed O’Ross). But when Danko and his prisoner are ambushed by Viktor’s friends, the Russian escapes, a veteran Chicag...