Movie Review – House On Haunted Hill

House On Haunted Hill US (1959) Dir. William Castle How much money would it take for you to spend the night in a supposed haunted house where your chances of survival are not guaranteed? It sounds like a risky deal when laid out like that yet it would depend on your belief in the supernatural … Continue reading Movie Review – House On Haunted Hill

Movie Review – Room For Rent

Room For Rent US (2019) Dir. Tommy Stovall I don’t know about you but I am always uneasy about letting strangers into my home even for a short while, regardless of how important the purpose might be. Not everyone has this sort of hang up, especially when money is involved, hence the rise of the … Continue reading Movie Review – Room For Rent

Movie Review – The Omen

The Omen US/UK (1976) Dir. Richard Donner “You little devil!” How many times were we called that by our parents as kids whenever we did something naughty or destructive? Numerous I bet, although it was clearly a figure of speech and not a true reflection on our personalities. At least I hope so… American diplomat … Continue reading Movie Review – The Omen

Movie Review – The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It US (2021) Dir. Michael Chaves In the recently reviewed Estonian horror comedy Kratt, there is a scene in which a priest confronts the Devil to complain the havoc he has caused. The Devil replies, “Isn’t it a bit of a cliché to blame Satan for everything?” - … Continue reading Movie Review – The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Blu-ray Review – Thor: Love And Thunder

  Thor: Love And Thunder (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Disney Pictures) Running Time: 119 minutes approx. Release Date – October 3rd “Eat my hammer!” Like it or not, the MCU is going to keep rolling as long as there is an audience to please, stories to tell, and studio producers to keep in … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Thor: Love And Thunder

Movie Review – Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary's Baby US (1968) Dir. Roman Polanski “Just be a mother to your baby!” And you thought labour was the most torturous part of having a baby, that is nothing compared to what poor Rosemary goes through in this psychological horror that has somehow eluded me despite its 50-plus year reputation as a piece of … Continue reading Movie Review – Rosemary’s Baby

Movie Review – My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey US (1936) Dir. Gregory La Cava Whatever it is money can buy, one thing it can’t buy you class, which explains why those who have wealth are inherently entitled and assume a misguided sense of superiority over the rest of us. Who needs a silver spoon when they are born when integrity … Continue reading Movie Review – My Man Godfrey

VOD Review – Samaritan

Samaritan (Cert 15) (Distributor: Amazon Prime) Running Time: 101 minutes approx. Release Date – August 26th They say you should never meet your heroes as they tend to disappoint, although this isn’t true of every fan encounter with those they idolise. Superheroes however, should be different, by nature of their position of virtue, yet one … Continue reading VOD Review – Samaritan

Movie Review – Prey

Prey US (2022) Dir. Dan Trachtenberg 35 years ago, the first Predator film came out. I have seen it but remember very little about it with the exception of the classic line from Jesse Ventura: “I ain’t got time to bleed!” There have been sequels and spin-offs that I’ve not bothered with, but the positive … Continue reading Movie Review – Prey

Movie Review – Sing 2

Sing 2 US (2021) Dir. Garth Jennings It’s apparent critics don’t always get it right, and their snobbery towards some films will backfire. 2016’s Sing was mauled by the press but proved a success regardless of their derisive, sneery opinions. It might have taken five years for this inevitable sequel to arrive, also pilloried by … Continue reading Movie Review – Sing 2