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EIFF 2015Festival Coverage

Dead Rising – EIFF 2015

Considering how saturated the zombie genre is, its difficult to craft an exceptional or even noteworthy entry. Dead Rising: Watchtower, the screen adaptation of the popular Capcom game franchise, has even more pressure since its namesake is a hugely successful part of modern zombie culture, loved by fans worldwide.

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Blu-rayReviews

Tokyo Tribe – Blu-Ray Review

You will see nothing like Tokyo Tribe this year. But that’s not surprising considering it’s the long-awaited adaptation of Santa Inoue’s hugely popular manga Tokyo Tribe2, and the latest feature from gifted Japanese director Sion Sono (Love Exposure, Cold Fish).

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Festival CoverageSundance 2015

Reversal – Sundance 2015

Eve (Tina Ivlev) has been chained in a dismal basement for some time, the victim of an obsessive sexual predator, Phil

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DVDReviews

Torment

Jordan Barker’s Torment probably wont be as tormenting as you’d like it to be, but its still worth a look if you’re a fan of home

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DVDReviews

Reaper

Philip Shih’s Reaper is, from the start, an over encumbered feature. There’s a kind of attention deficit that leaves its numerous

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DVDReviews

No One Lives – DVD Review

Old-school horror, the kind that makes you laugh and squirm in equal measure, is frightfully hard to come by these days. Either a film doesn’t have the charm to pull off an enjoyable venture into the grotesque, or it lacks the balls and brains to relay a truly horrifying venture. Arguably No One Lives is […]

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Festival CoverageTIFF 2013

Man of Tai Chi – TIFF 2013

At one point in time many of us owed our teenage years to Keanu Reeves. Not only did the guy become a global star overnight

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Festival CoverageTIFF 2013

Cold Eyes – TIFF 2013

One of the most accomplished and stand-out features at Toronto International Film festival this year is the slick, fierce, and ingenious Korean thriller Cold Eyes.

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Blu-rayDVDReviews

V/H/S 2

V/H/S rescued found-footage for me last year. It took the frankly tired cash cow medium and applied it to anthology horror, a concept that had taken a back bench in

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DVDReviews

Hammer of Gods

If you can, try to sweep past the dull blasé action cover that adorns director Farren Blackburns’ feature debut, Hammer of Gods. To be honest don’t invest too much

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