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Bodies, Bodies, Bodies

Rating: 3 / 5 Cast: Pete Davidson, Lee Pace, Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Chase Sui Wonders, Director: Halina Reijn Running Time:  94 mins Review by: Alex Moss Released: 28th November 2022 Format: DVD | Blu-ray | VOD Thank...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Cat and the Canary & The Ghost Breakers

Bob Hope films were once a stalwart of festive TV and late-night film seasons. Eureka Entertainment’s latest release brings a little of that magic back with two of Hope’s most popular and enduring films: The Cat and the Canary ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Columbia Classics: Volume 3

Following on from their previous two volumes that have boasted such classics as Lawrence of Arabia, Taxi Driver, Dr. Strangelove, Anatomy of a Murder and more, Columbia Classics: Volume 3 could just be their best set yet. With ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bullet Train

In the previous decade Brad Pitt was an actor determined to get his teeth into meaty roles. From Moneyball to Ad Astra he was clearly an actor on a drive to challenge himself and break the mold of those matinee idol looks of hi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Vice Versa

Freaky Friday, The Change-Up, 17 Again, 18 Again… how Hollywood does love a body-swap caper. But while the 1988 Fred Savage version of Vice Versa might be the one that everyone knows, there have actually been three other films ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Sandwich Man

The Sandwich Man is a genuine curiosity that plays out like a love-letter to ‘60s London.  Original Goon Michael Bentine co-wrote the script and gives a memorable performance as the titular Sandwich Man, Horace Quilby, who trea...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Resident Alien

Alan Tudyk channels his inner Thermian in a TV series that somehow manages to straddle the line between the dark, oddball humour of Boston Legal and the wholesomeness of Mork and Mindy. Based on the comic book by Brits Peter Ho...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Whoops Apocalypse

Although it’s based on the six-part TV sitcom by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, Whoops Apocalypse the film, has surprisingly little in common with its source material.  The original series aired in 1982, and dealt with the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Munster, Go Home!

With Rob Zombie’s highly-anticipated reboot just around the corner, those lovely folks at Fabulous Films have taken the perfect opportunity to release The Munsters’ first big-screen adventure on Blu-ray for the first time in th...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie – 4K

Certainly one of the most unlikely films to get the 4K treatment, Luis Buñuel’s 1972 surrealist tale of a group of rich friends attempting to dine together – despite increasingly unusual interruptions – is not exact...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Duke

Some films only have on goal in mind – to wrap you up in their warm, cosy embrace as the rain of life batters the windows of your soul. The Duke, the penultimate film from the late Roger Michell, is one of those films.  T...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Licorice Pizza

Paul Thomas Anderson is hands down one of contemporary cinema’s masters. Throughout his career he is a filmmaker who has refused to conform. His characters are unique so much so that they are the key focus over anything the sto...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pirates

Beloved TV and radio personality Reggie Yates makes his directorial feature debut with this charming coming-of-age Brit romp that celebrates the power of music in a way that only a DJ could. Pirates is a cheerful and undeniably...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Wrong Arm Of The Law

From the pen of TV comedy-gods, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (Hancock’s Half Hour, Steptoe And Son) comes The Wrong Arm Of The Law—a comedy crime-caper that finally gets its blu-ray release this May. Fully-restored for the first...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jackass Forever

MTV’s Jackass has always been one of those marmite franchises. You either love it, or loathe it. With that in mind, it’s difficult to review any of the films in the series because your mileage will vary considerably, depending ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chopper: 20th Anniversary

Digitally remastered and reissued for its 20th anniversary in cinemas and on digital, Andrew Dominik’s Chopper remains one of the most viscerally entertaining gangster films of its era. Taking the viewer into the mind and world...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Skinny Tiger And Fatty Dragon

Who doesn’t love a bit of classic Hong Kong mayhem? And when that includes the inimitable Sammo Hung (Mr Vampire) and Karl Maka (the Aces Go Places series) you know you’re in for a treat. Skinny Tiger and Fatty Dragon is part b...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Morecambe and Wise at ITV

It’s been a good year for Morecambe and Wise fans. July saw the broadcast of a rediscovered episode of their BBC series and the release of Louis Barfe’s definitive biography Sunshine and Laughter.  Nearly forty years on from Mo...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Morecambe And Wise At…

You know that Morecambe and Wise are still the business when the new Venom movie parades their breakfast Stripper routine… But, while some overseas viewers might be oblivious to the inspiration behind the Let There Be Carnage t...