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Honest Thief

Starring Liam Neeson in the titular criminal role, Honest Thief may appear on the surface to be just another brainless Neeson punch-‘em-up, but the film has something that previous entries in this subgenre have wholly lacked – ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Miami Vice : The Complete Series

From the theme tune to the Gucci suits and Ray-Bans, Miami Vice was everything an iconic show should be: fast, fun, and fabulous. Juxtaposing the glamorous streets of Miami with the steamy haunts of the drug underworld, Miami V...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nobody

A lot of shocking things have happened in the last two years. It’s been a monumental time that the history books will speak of for many years to come. But perhaps one of the biggest surprises came in the form of Nobody, a blood...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Moral Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Last year, Warner Bros. Animation unleashed an animated direct-to-video Mortal Kombat film that exceeded expectations and earned critical acclaim. The film centred around the titular character, Scorpion, seeking his revenge on ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Those Who Wish Me Dead

You might not necessarily be aware of who Taylor Sheridan – the co-writer/director of Those Who Wish Me Dead – is as a filmmaker but it’s likely you’ve seen some of his work. Over the past few years he’s been etchin...
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Quiet Place Part II

Back in 2018, one horror film silently took the genre by storm with its originality, surprisingly developed characters, and terrifying use of silence in its impeccable sound design. It was deservedly a huge success, both commer...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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...