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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe peaked with the epic Infinity Saga conclusion Avengers: Endgame, they have struggled to hit those highs again. Sure, their TV output on Disney+ has been good fun, and it sure was nice to...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

In the vein of Bruce Campbell’s delightfully zany My Name is Bruce in which the star played himself in a bizarre adventure, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent puts the spotlight on Nicolas Cage in a surprisingly poignant m...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Untouchables – 4K

In the 1980s, filmmaker Brian De Palma gave us Scarface, Body Double, and Blow Out – three films that feel so of their era, that they have aged accordingly. But in ‘87, he also dropped the epic crime saga The Untouchables...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wrath of Man

After a run of duds including King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and the live-action Aladdin remake, beloved Britflick filmmaker Guy Ritchie returned to form with 2019’s all-star crime thriller The Gentlemen. The instantly quotab...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Batman – 4K

It’s always risky to reboot a character as iconic as Batman, who has already had so many cinematic adaptations – especially ones so beloved in film fans’ hearts, like Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Matt Reeves’ neo-noir t...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Uncharted

For fans of the video game franchise, Uncharted is as close to a modern day, interactive Indiana Jones there’s ever been. You’ve got the loveable, roguish hero, his assortment of side-kicks, high-stakes adventures, big macguffi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dreadnaught

If you’ve been following Eureka’s kung fu releases, then their latest blu-ray will have you whooping for joy. Directed by legendary action choreographer Yuen Woo-ping (The Matrix; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Dreadnaught is...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Escape from L.A. – 4K

Although certainly dated in places, John Carpenter’s 1981 action classic Escape from New York remains a favourite of mine. There’s something about its dark, dystopian thrills that is oddly charming – it’s a film I often f...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shooter – 4K

Perhaps a strange choice of film to get the 4K UHD treatment, Antoine Fuqua’s thriller Shooter wasn’t met with any particular acclaim from critics or audiences upon release in 2008. The mindless, by-the-numbers Mark Wahlberg-st...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Matrix Resurrections

Lana and Lilly Wachowski’s seminal 1999 The Matrix is easily one of the most celebrated and iconic films of its era. With its pioneering special effects and influential story, it has become something of a gold standard for its ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Black Cat

Following the success of Luc Besson’s seminal 1990 action thriller La Femme Nikita, filmmaker Stephen Shin wanted a piece of the action with a Hong Kong remake. And when he couldn’t secure the rights? Well, he did it anyway wit...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Warriors Two & Prodigal Son

Hong Kong films are that rare nostalgia-gold—as good when you revisit as they were back in the day. Add Sammo Hung into the mix and you know you’re in classic action-movie territory. Warriors Two and Prodigal Son are the latest...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

2018’s Venom was a decidedly middling entry to the current superhero trend. It had its moments, was far too reliant on CGI and offered nothing new from a plot point of view. What did stand it apart was the presence of Tom Hardy...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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...