Tim Winton's The Turning

The story is there in the title - Tim Winton’s The Turning. Such is Author Winton’s impact on the Australian literary scene that we don’t just call this film The Turning, no it’s...

Band Called Death, A

The exact birth of punk rock is an endlessly debated topic. Some say it began in earnest with The Ramones in New York in 1975, others with the punk explosion in the UK in 1976. But what nobody ever...

Army of Darkness [Blu-ray]

Has there been a movie in the horror pantheon as endlessly quotable as Army of Darkness? And a hero - not a villain, but an actual bona fide good guy - as enduring as Ashley J Williams? But amidst...

Field in England, A

It is the 17th century, and the English Civil War rages on with all the grime and viciousness peculiar to civil wars. The film opens with a cleric named Whitehead (Reece Shearsmith) hiding under a bush...

Black Mirror [The Collection]

UK TV critic and writer Charlie Brooker is best known as an acerbic columnist for The Guardian newspaper, but his own ventures into television have always been met with critical approval. From his Screenwipe...

Samurai Pizza Cats [Collection One]

It would be hard to find a kid who grew up in the 90s who doesn't know of the Samurai Pizza Cats. It's an English adaptation of the Anime series Kyatto Ninden Teyandee aka Legendary...

Mark of the Devil

Filmed in Austria and starring a young Udo Kier and an old Herbert Lom as the apprentice and master witch hunters, Christian and Lord Cumberland respectively, this trashy knock off of Witch Finder General...

An American Hippie in Israel [Blu-ray]

Prior to this disc release, I had never heard of An American Hippie in Israel, but being something of a fan of counterculture cinema, I was curious to see what it was about this film that prompted...

Odd Angry Shot, The [Blu-ray]

The Odd Angry Shot is something of a curious entry from the 1970s new wave of Australian cinema. Released in 1979, it was somewhat overshadowed at the time by George Miller’s trend-setting...

House of Seven Corpses, The

Filmed in a croaky old Salt Lake mansion once inhabited by a former Governor of Utah, The House of Seven Corpses is one of those low-budget, rural horror films from the early-seventies that would...

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