❉ Peter Medak’s ghost story arrives on a nicely presented Blu-ray with a generous amount of extras. Does it still hold up over three decades later?
❉ Luca Guadagnino’s take on Dario Argento’s masterpiece is a striking work that manages to perplex as much as it enthrals.
❉ John Carpenter’s most nakedly political film is is not just about politics but about the cynical nature of humanity itself, writes Iain Macleod.
❉ 1980 John Carpenter classic returns to cinema screens and home entertainment newly restored and looking better than ever.
❉ This movie shows that risks can still be taken with the Western, such as giving the genre’s template a South African cultural overhaul.
❉ Second Sight’s standard edition Blu-ray of ‘The Amityville Horror’ is an essential package for fans of the films and for the horror completist.
❉ ‘A mashup of Tarantino and Alan Clark’: British director Joe Martin’s angry, cynical, witty and fast moving debut feature.
❉ There is a halfway interesting conceit for this micro budget riff on Kill List and You’re Next but this is lost amongst the overpowering sense of sloppiness that permeates throughout the whole film.
❉ We revisit Dolemite aka Rudy Ray Moore’s starring roles in classic Blaxploitation films, recently released on VOD – digitally remastered in HD by Xenon.
❉ ‘E-Demon’ is an example of the screenlife genre, which picks up where found footage left off. But is it any good?