Memory Lane

A low budget, psychological, sci-fi thriller, Memory Lane follows Nick Boxer (Michael Guy Allen), an orphaned American war veteran who has returned home and encounters an enigmatic girl, Kayla M. (Meg Braden), who he saves from jumping off a bridge and then begins a whirlwind romance with. Despite this she remains secretive about her past […]

My Name is “A” By Anonymous

ORDER DVD My Name is “A” By Anonymous is a disturbing, unsettling film that explores the consequences of adolescence gone awry. Based on real events, its plot is an adaption of the story of Alyssa Bustamante, the teenage thrill killer from Missouri who killed her neighbour, 9-year old Elizabeth Olten in October 2009. Obviously with […]

Strong Language

ORDER DVD Ecstasty, raves, Britpop…it’s Britain in the 90s and Simon Rumley’s Strong Language tries to encapsulate the zeitgeist of these times which came to be known as the “Cool Britannia” era. From Damien Hirst to Oasis, the characters in Strong Language discuss the trivialities’ of their lives in these times with the story being […]

Punk in Africa

Try naming a single punk band from Africa. Stumped? If you are then it makes the existence of this film all the more necessary. Tracing the lineage of Southern African punk from the 1970s to the present, Punk in Africa helps to show viewers the ignored, but no less crucial global scenes which the punk […]

Sanguivorous

 ORDER DVD Billed as the first Japanese avant-garde, vampire silent film, Sanguivorous, directed by Naoki Yoshimoto, is a dark, disturbing film based on the premise of a young girl (Ayumi Kakizawa) unknowingly descended from a lineage of vampires whose own vampiristic tendencies emerge with the onset of a 2000 year old curse. Unfortunately it is her […]

Portlandia [Season Three]

Created by and starring Fred Armisen (of Saturday Night Live fame) and Carrie Brownstein (the guitarist for alt-rock band Sleater-Kinney), the third season  of Portlandia continues to take us on a satirical trip through Portland, Oregon and the alternative subcultures which it is home to. With 10 episodes (plus the winter special) spread over two […]

Bong of the Dead

With its namesake and a tag-line of “There Will Be Bud” you would expect Bong of the Dead to be a humourous B-grade film combining the campy appeal of weed exploitation and zombie horror films. Don’t hold your toke though- Bong of the Dead is about as potent as a bong-hit of cabbage. Frankly, it plain sucks, failing to […]