The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur Review – Does Pixar Do It Again?

Have you ever wondered what the Earth would be like if the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs had actually missed? Well if you have, the guys and girls over at Disney-Pixar have got you covered with their latest, The Good Dinosaur. The opening scene provides the notion that the chunk of rock destined for…Read more The Good Dinosaur Review – Does Pixar Do It Again?

The 33

The 33 – The Chilean Miners Disaster Brought To The Big Screen

I’m sure we all remember the 2010 Chilean Mine disaster. 33 men were trapped underground for a record 69 days before being rescued. The mine in question was the San Jose copper-gold mine in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. The film is based on the book ‘Deep Down Dark’ by Hector Tobar with a…Read more The 33 – The Chilean Miners Disaster Brought To The Big Screen

BBFC Announces New Director

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) today announced the appointment of David Austin OBE, as the new Director of the BBFC. Mr Austin is currently Assistant Director at the BBFC, coordinating the BBFC's policy work and leading on its public affairs outreach. He is also responsible for managing the BBFC’s research, communications and education…Read more BBFC Announces New Director

Blood Rage aka Nightmare at Shadow Wood

Blood Rage Blu-Ray Review – “It’s Not Cranberry Sauce”

Those fine re-releasers of forgotten films Arrow Video are releasing 80’s retro slasher Blood Rage, also known as Nightmare at Shadow Woods, in a brand-new 2k restoration. This new release sees three versions of the film: the theatrical re-cut, original home video version and an alternate ‘composite’ cut combining footage from both versions. Identical twins…Read more Blood Rage Blu-Ray Review – “It’s Not Cranberry Sauce”

BFI Discovers World’s First Interracial TV Kiss

Do you remember You in Your Small Corner? First broadcast on ITV in June 1962? No, me neither. But apparently this is believed to be the world’s earliest known, surviving inter-racial kiss on TV. The episode hasn’t been seen on TV since the first broadcast. The BFI discovered the show at their National Archive whilst…Read more BFI Discovers World’s First Interracial TV Kiss

Cream Movie

Cream Movie Review

Asa Bailey writes, produces, edits and directs this film about Major Ron Harris, played by Bruce Jones (probably best known for Coronation Street in the UK), who ends up with a new carer in the shape of Garry Saunders, played by Jack Marsden (probably best known for Heartbeat in the UK). The two don’t immediately…Read more Cream Movie Review

American Ultra

American Ultra Review

Jesse Eisenberg plays stoner Mike Howell who works in a crappy cash ‘n’ carry and then goes home to his stoner girlfriend Phoebe Larson, played by Kristen Stewart (Twilight). However, Howell is not all he seems and is in fact a government agent who is re-activated by his old boss when she learns of a…Read more American Ultra Review