Jin-Roh: Wolf Brigade

Jin-Roh: Wolf Brigade (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/2 discs Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo (Distributor: Anime Ltd.) Running time: 102 minutes approx. Release Date: October 28th   It’s hard to keep a grip on your reality as a human being when you are firmly placed in a situation that requires you to think like an animal, … Continue reading Jin-Roh: Wolf Brigade

Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors UK (1965) Dir. Freddy Francis All aboard the 7:55 from London to Bradley, stopping at…well, there is only one stop and it’s one you will never return from. And for once, this has nothing to do with the shoddily run, profit grabbing privatised railways either! Five men board the aforementioned … Continue reading Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors

Man Of A Thousand Faces

Man Of A Thousand Faces  (Cert PG) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 122 minutes approx. Release Date – October 28th Man Of A Thousand Faces might refer to any male politicians but flippancy aside, it is in fact a biopic of an overlooked legendary trailblazer of early 20th century cinema, make-up genius … Continue reading Man Of A Thousand Faces

The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man UK (1973) Dir. Robin Hardy As an atheist, I often tend to take a dim view the influential effect of religion, based on the actions of extremists whose interpretation of their teachings result in dangerous and antagonistic myopia. And to support my case I present to you exhibit A - the classic … Continue reading The Wicker Man

The Mark Of Zorro

The Mark Of Zorro US (1920) Dir. Fred Niblo Some aspects of being a vigilante will never change - namely hiding behind a mask and alter ego. Nowadays it is far easier to pull this off as modern vigilantes do their work via computer thus have no need to show their faces, but in days … Continue reading The Mark Of Zorro

The Major And The Minor

The Major And The Minor (Cert U) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 100 minutes approx. Release Date – September 23rd You will hear people say regarding old films, “They don’t make them like they used to”, though there are some instances where this might not be a bad thing, though it pains … Continue reading The Major And The Minor

The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie

The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie Australia (1972) Dir. Bruce Beresford Strewth! If you Pommies thought Aussie cinema was all Crocodile Dundee then you’re all a bunch of raw prawns! Fair shake of the pineapple, they’ve been putting out fair dinkum films for a while, but nobody saw them - until a true Aussie statesman and … Continue reading The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie