❉ Swedish director Kristian A. Söderström’s feature film debut celebrates the golden days of VHS, Italian giallo and the films of Mike Leigh.
❉ Cult Films’ 2K Blu-ray release shows the black-gloved killer’s sadistic murders in all their gory glory.
❉ Sam Elliott has never been better than here, delivering a brilliant, Old Testament performance.
❉ A spooked detective is the only hope for the end of days in spine-chiller ‘The Demonologist’…
❉ Iain MacLeod presents the best genre films released this year and other highlights.
❉ Sidney Hayers’ 1971 thriller boasts a number of familiar names in fresh-faced early roles, including James Cosmo, Lesley-Anne Down, and David Essex making his second screen appearance.
❉ Writer/director Robert D. Kryzowski and a seriously great Sam Elliott deliver one of the year’s best and most pleasant surprises!
❉ O’Connell writes with wit and repartee on the influence of “George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, a shark, two motherships, some gremlins, ghostbusters and a man of steel”.
❉ “Why are musical geniuses on film always piano players?”, muses Iain MacLeod. “You never see a tortured accordion player or obsessed washboard player.”
❉ How very timely! A 30th Anniversary release of the cult classic high school satire, with a 4K restoration featuring a host of extras, new artwork and a collector’s booklet.