ORDER DVD In 1987 two friends, Eddie and Mitch, relocated from their hometown in Wisconsin to San Francisco, looking to leave behind their small town beginnings and move onto something bigger and better. The first (and cheapest) place they found was a ramshackle apartment building in the Lower Haight district,Read More →

Released under the ‘Arthouse Film’ series which focuses on “important artists from a variety of fields both contemporary and classic”, Madman bring us number 038 in the series – the 2010 documentary William S. Burroughs: A Man Within. The film mixes archive footage, photographs, narration by Peter Weller and interviews fromRead More →

So, another Robot Chicken special. This one chooses the DC Comics universe as the target for their usual brand of offensive humor. If you’ve seen the show it’s pretty clear the creators are unashamed fan-boys so a loving roast of the DC Comics heroes was clearly in order. During its brief 23Read More →

Who killed Nanna Birk Larsen? In the vein of Born to Kill (Laurie Palmer) and Twin Peaks (Laura Palmer), a girl – Nanna Birk Larsen- has been murdered and the duration of this series focuses on unravelling the hugely complex case of Nana’s murder. Nanna Birk Larsen, according to friends and family, is anRead More →

Valhalla Rising is the story of ‘One Eye’ a mute Scandinavian slave who frees himself from captivity in Scotland. Accompanied by the boy who bought him his slop, ‘One Eye’ ends up in tow with Crusaders making their way to the Holy Land to reclaim it ‘in the name of Christ’.Read More →

The San Diego Comic-Con is America’s largest convention for comic books. Formed in 1970 it has, in recent years, expanded to more general pop culture exhibits and events, such as movies, games, TV, books and videogames. It has become a massive annual event attracting more than 100,000 attendees every yearRead More →

From Man Kei Chin (aka Cash), esteemed director of such classless muck as Sex and Zen 2 and The Forbidden Legend: Sex & Chopsticks I & II, comes this goofy softcore take on The Terminator. Opening in the year 2046, we meet our heroine Future, a nubile young thing being sent back to theRead More →

French writing/directing duo Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury made big waves in the horror world in 2007 when they unleashed the visceral simplicity of Inside. Virtually a one-set movie, it was effectively two women and a load of sharp implements doing battle around a house. Lean, mean and gore-soaked, InsideRead More →

Restrepo was the war documentary that everyone was buzzing about in 2010, but in the same year another film was released: Armadillo. Restrepo (read review here followed a group of American soldiers in the Korengal Valley (Afghanistan), the film also has a book counterpart by Director Sebastian Junger called War. Restrepo received a lot of attention and acclaim, itRead More →

I was obsessed with Sesame Street as a kid. Oscar and Grover were my favourites and I must have watched the film Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird after school everyday cos the VHS tape got munted really fast. I never gave much thought to the people who operated the Muppets as a childRead More →

Traditionally, a movie needs certain elements to be considered great. Terrific acting. Strong characters. Superb dialogue. Original plotting. The Raid has none of these. Yet, it is most definitely great. Absolutely great. This is an action film in its purest sense, where it delivers raw thrills and none of theRead More →