Dead Man’s Shoes

Dead Man’s Shoes is a shining example of low budget British film at its absolute best and Shane Meadows has become something of an icon with his gritty homegrown drama. Disaffected soldier Richard (Paddy Considine) returns to his hometown to exact sadistic revenge on the thugs responsible for brutalising his mentally-challenged younger brother Anthony (Toby Kebbell) years previously. What ensues is clever, dark and completely brutal … Continue reading Dead Man’s Shoes


Robert Cuffley clearly has a knack for fast paced thrillers, with Ferocious delivering a taut and tense atmosphere and top notch performances from a small but talented cast. Leigh Parrish (Amanda Crew), a small-town girl who’s made it as an actress has to take drastic measures to protect her reputation when her less-than-clean past threatens to resurface and ruin her good girl image. Ferocious is a relatively small independent … Continue reading Ferocious

You’re Next

If Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett took over the horror industry forever it would be no bad thing. You’re Next is one of the most unique and exciting horror films in years and is proof that independent films are the way to go if we want to keep horror fresh and interesting. When the Davison family reunites at their remote vacation home after years of not seeing each other, everything seems … Continue reading You’re Next

The Wolverine

Claws or no claws, I wouldn’t kick that out of bed! Hugh Jackman returns to the big screen as X-men mutant Wolverine in 2013 3D action blockbuster The Wolverine. When Wolverine saved the life of Yashida in the Nagasaki bombings in 1945 whilst being held captive in a prisoner of war camp, he never in a million years expected that he would be summoned to his death bed to say … Continue reading The Wolverine

House at the End of the Street

Academy award winning actress and all round fan favourite Jennifer Lawrence kicks some serious ass in this slick horror/thriller. Newly divorced Sarah (Elizabeth Shue) and her teenage daughter Elissa (Lawrence) move to an idyllic new house that’s price has been lowered due to the double murder that happened  in the house opposite four years previously. A deranged young girl murdered her parents late at night after an … Continue reading House at the End of the Street

The Seasoning House

Hard hitting, nail-bitingly tense and gloriously violent The Seasoning House is hard to stomach but well worth cringing your way through till the end. Teenage girls are kidnapped from their homes during the war and held hostage in ‘the seasoning house’, where they are prostituted to visiting soldiers. Angel (Rosie Day), a deaf and mute girl, has been given the job of caring for and preparing the … Continue reading The Seasoning House

Them (Ils)

Home invasion horror serves to make viewers paranoid about every little sound they hear from downstairs while they’re snuggled up in bed in the middle of the night. Them is a French/Romanian take on the home invasion horror, which has been a popular sub-genre for a while. Based on a true story, Them is about Lucas (Michael Cohen) and Clementine (Olivia Bonamy) who live happily in their giant country home … Continue reading Them (Ils)

Red 2

Frank Moses and the gang are back again in this follow up to the 2010 action comedy hit Red, but this time it’s, bigger, better and badass-er than before. Frank (Bruce Willis) and Marvin (John Malkovich) have to reunite the old team once again when they are falsely listed as participants in smuggling a sought after nuclear weapon into Russia bit by bit during the cold war. … Continue reading Red 2

The Returned (Les Revenants)

What would you do if the dead came back to life? Act like nothing happened? Freak out and run for the hills? Top yourself before the going gets too tough? But what if the walking dead were your loved ones, and looked exactly as they did when you saw them last? That is pretty much the premise of French TV drama The Returned (Les Revenants) which came … Continue reading The Returned (Les Revenants)