WILLARD

Make no mistake, this classy, eerie remake of the forgotten early ’70’s horror chiller about a boy and his pet rats isn’t going to be one of the box-office blockbusters of the year. It really ought to be, but it just isn’t going to happen. It’s a dark, twisted film, almost art-house in its approach […]




DOCTOR WHO ?GENESIS OF THE DALEKS

?enesis of the Daleks?is the most-repeated DOCTOR WHO TV serial in terrestrial TV history ?oh, look, there is it again! ?and its reputation as the most popular classic series serial of all time (it says so on the sticker on the front of the DVD) is hard to ignore. Its inevitable DVD release has been […]




THE LAST

Hopeless. Don’t worry! I’m not talking about the play, that’s actually quite good. Im trying, in my own random manner to refer to the Doctor, Charley and C’rizz’s predicament in the latest 8DAA (Eighth Doctor Audio Adventure acronym fans!) THE LAST, and my oh my this is a bleak one. It opens in a sort […]




TIMELINE

Let? get something straight from the start. TIMELINE isn? anything like as bad a movie as the press – both popular and genre – have tried to make out. I? not suggesting for a moment that it? anything like a really good film as it? clearly not; it? nothing more and nothing less than a […]




AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS

Realistically speaking, there was no way that this latest big budget version of Jules Verne’s classic adventure romp was ever going to be a huge hit in America. I mean, this is the twenty-first century and the multiplex crowd want superheroes, cool FX-heavy blockbuster extravanganas, they went glamourous streetwise cool dudes and they want, it […]




JEEPERS CREEPERS 2

Two years ago Victor Salva gave the idling horror genre a kick up the cadaver with the original JEEPERS CREEPERS, a terror flick of two halves which managed to be genuinely creepy and itchy for the first reel and then a crushing disappointment later on when the Big Bad turned out to be a rather […]