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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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Where The Crawdads Sing

Based on the hugely popular novel by Delia Owens, Where The Crawdads Sing is a film that was always going to struggle to satisfy everyone. The key reason being that the book is different things to different people. For some it ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Event Horizon 4K

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Paramount have given cult sci-fi horror Event Horizon the 4K treatment in a lavish Collector’s Edition. The doomed film was rushed to release back in 1997 in an effort to beat James Cameron’s ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Outfit

Having won the 2015 Oscar in Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game Graham Moore now turns his hand to directing. And like his Oscar winning efforts The Outfit has a well-spoken protagonist, a finely tuned period settin...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wild Things – Limited Edition Arrow Films

The erotic thriller, at one point a staple of Hollywood churn has slipped by the wayside. In many ways the likes of Hitchcock touched on it before DePalma raised the ‘erotic’ part and finally, when it reached its zenith, the li...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lamb

Lamb is one of those films that to review too closely is to perhaps spoil much of what is good about it. Part horror, part rural drama with a splash of folklore weaved in for good measure it is unlike anything you’re likely to ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shepherd

Isolation. It’s one of our most common fears. That’s why so many horror films are built around this very simple premise. They may try and build some more complex themes around this – with varying success – but when ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

House Of The Long Shadows

Made in the 1983, House Of The Long Shadows so desperately wants to be a 1960s Hammer Horror that it hurts. Sadly, it really doesn’t have either the budget, the style, or the chutzpah. But the fact that it stars Vincent Price, ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Malignant

Since 2004’s Saw, director James Wan has been pushing the envelope of over the top horrors and his latest Malignant is no exception. In fact, it is likely to become the film that Wan is most associated with, for better or worse...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Citizen Kane – Ultra HD Collector’s Edition

Few, if any, films have left as long lasting and indelible mark on cinema as Orson Welle’s Citizen Kane. At 80 years old this year it is still considered one the most important films ever made. For those who study, love and mak...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Midnight in the Switchgrass

Watching Midnight in the Switchgrass, I was repeatedly struck with two rather simple questions: why, and how, is this film a thing? This pitiful and formulaic and derivative murder-mystery has no justifiable reason to exist. Th...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage – 4K

51 years ago, a young, fresh-faced director made his debut – and cinema changed forever. Dario Argento, beloved for films including Suspiria, Deep Red, Tenebrae and more, boasts an incredible filmography packed with timeless cl...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Archive

Dealing with all things existential Archive is a sci-fi that while lacking in originality possesses a great deal of heart. Those familiar with films like Blade Runner, AI: Artificial Intelligence and perhaps most pertinently Du...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Saw (4K UHD)

With the long-delayed ninth film in the series Spiral due for theatrical release when cinemas reopen next week, Lionsgate Home Entertainment have made the excellent decision to remind us how it all began with a 4K UHD debut for...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Kid Detective

There are few as rewarding a narrative troupe than a good mystery. Watching it gradually unfold as we the audience or reader, along with the protagonist, realise everything is not quite what it seems. It is a staple that The Ki...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Come True

Following their recent releases of Rent-a-Pal and Sator, Lightbulb Film Distribution continue to shine a light (pun intended) on incredible independent horror cinema with Come True, a hauntingly beautiful and frequently disturb...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Charade

Often described as “the best Hitchcock film that Hitchcock never made”, the late Stanley Donen’s 1963 favourite Charade is a film packed with enough twists and turns to inspire the Master of Suspense comparison – but thanks to ...