STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Seasons 1-5 Collectors Edition
So we get to the end of the run for the superb Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. Following Disney’s takeover of the Lucas Empire, it seemed unlikely that heads wouldn’t roll, and so it was for The Clone Wars. Did this decision make sense…not really. [...]
Nosferatu Remastered Halloween 2013Nosferatu is a movie with a past. It was almost entirely destroyed by Bram Stoker’s widow due to the blatant plagiarism from Dracula presented in the movie (in which, basically, the names were changed, and that was it). Various versions have been found over the years, leading to this latest, restored version.
And it’s [...]
In celebration of the 40th AnniversaryTHE WICKER MAN:The Final CutFirst-ever full 2k RestorationBack in cinemas 27th SeptemberFirst time on Blu-ray 14th October
This new version of The Wicker Man only makes slight changes. However, it’s the most complete version of the film that exists currently, and if you’ve only ever seen the original theatrical release (the [...]
Evil Dead 2 Special Edition Blu Ray
There are some films which are considered cult classics. And then there are some cult classics that are considered all-time greats. And then there are some all-time greats which are considered the perfect example of their type. Evil Dead 2 (Dead by Dawn) sits comfortably in this final category, [...]
30 Nights Of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Just hope that the film is longer than the title!Oh Dear. Complete Rubbish. Absolute ****. These are some of the two word reviews I almost settled on when writing this review. But I thought that a little unfair. Then [...]
Looper Blu Ray Cover
Looper arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on 28th January 2013 (in the UK) covered in countless 5-star reviews and glowing superlative-heavy review quotes. Starring Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt, and directed by Rian Johnson, it is a time-travel action thriller mystery something-or-other that is both [...]
The Castle of Caglisotro Blu Ray Cover
The second Hi-Def helping from Studio Canal and Ghibli in November is not a Ghibli film at all, it is an earlier work, directed by Miyazaki-san called “The Castle of Caglisotro”, aka Lupin III. Made in 1979, it is Miyazaki’s first full-length anime film, and features Wolf (or [...]
My Neighbour Totoro: Double Play (2 Discs) (Blu-ray)Once again the lovely folk at Studio Ghibli and StudioCanal spoil us rotten with new Bluray releases of classic Ghibli films this month. First up is my all-time favourite film (ever!)… “My Neighbour Totoro”. Ostensibly a children’s movie, but a film so magical, wonderful, intelligent and [...]
Ah, the Syfy monster movie. These fill that niche of movie and TV production that does not need to be filled, but would somehow now be missed if they stopped.
Not so much chewing gum for the eyes, than the supermarket budget /value gum you would only consider chewing if there is nothing else in [...]
LIVID DVD CoverLivid Review by Neil Gardner
French fantasy horror film ?Livide? by Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury is out now on DVD (titled ?Livid? in the UK) in a fanfare of positive reviews. But does it live up to its reputation as an original, scary modern horror?
The horror film world is in a bit of [...]