Category: Reviews

John Carpenter’s THEY LIVE

“The world needs a wake up call…we’re gonna phone it in.” – Gilbert John Carpenter’s 1988 sci-fi/thriller THEY LIVE is a perfect movie to...

The Straight Story

Director David Lynch is widely known for his surreal thrillers like Blue Velvet, Lost Highway and Mullholland Drive but in 1999 he made a...

John Woo’s Better Tomorrow Trilogy

When you think of Hong Kong movies of times past, John Woo‘s bullet opera classics feature rather prominently. Aside from Shaw Brothers martial arts...

FURIOUS FIGHTERS: Rocky IV

It’s Boxing Day! Well, at least in Europe it is. Time to open up the rest of your Christmas presents (and/or box up goods...

FURIOUS XMAS CLASSICS: Scrooged

In my review for On Her Majesty’s Secret Service I stated that on December 25th I’d be watching two Christmas movies back-to-back: Scrooged and...

Better Watch Out

It will be scary this Christmas …    If you don’t like Christmas, you can always watch a horror movie. There are quite a few...

The Lift vs Down

The latest releases from cult home video label Blue Underground is a pair of films made by the same director, Dick Maas (Amsterdamned). One...

CRIMEWATCH: The Don is Dead

Under the radar but blessed with an A-list cast as well as behind-the-scenes creative personnel, The Don is Dead is a mafia story heavily...

The Stendhal Syndrome

The Stendhal Syndrome is a 1996 psychological thriller directed by Dario Argento (Opera, Suspiria) and starring his daughter, Asia Argento (Land of the Dead). Below...