Stake Land (2010)

July 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

If you like your vampire films rare and bloody, then Stake Land is for you. Rare in that there isn’t a conventional fanged fiend in sight.  And bloody because, [...]

Wizards (1977)

April 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Following the death of their beloved mother, two wizard brothers – the good Avatar (Bob Holt) and the evil Blackwolf (Steve Gravers) – are pitched into a [...]

Iron Sky (2012)

March 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

  What if the Nazis had never been defeated, but instead had escaped in 1945 and set up a colony on the dark side of moon, spending the intervening years plotting their [...]


March 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

  When viewing some films you find yourself asking whether you are missing something which everyone else appears to get: or is it simply that you fail to follow the [...]

Hell (2011)

November 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Hell (2011), the Sci-fi / horror from producer Roland Emmerich and director Tim Fehlbaum, is aptly named. For the viewer, to watch this film starring Hannah [...]

Divergent (2014)

November 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

  It’s a sign you’re getting old when you can sit through a screening of a film like Divergent (2014) – the high-tech adventure based on the [...]

Lifeforce (1985)

October 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Lifeforce, director Tobe Hooper’s foray into space based terror, is very much a product of its time. The Sci-fi / horror starring Steve Railsback, Peter Firth, [...]

Pacific Rim (2013)

October 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

  In recent years Hollywood has come to believe that in order to satisfy the paying public it must give them more bang for their buck. If this is the case it would [...]

Gravity (2013)

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

People who follow my reviews regularly will know by now that I have a particular bugbear – namely the incessant overuse of 3D in contemporary Hollywood blockbusters. It [...]