Friday, 25 April 2014

The Raid 2: Berandal


The Raid was a huge success. Slick but brutal, it brought the martial arts movie into fresh stylistic territory, showcasing numerous ground-breaking on-screen fight sequences and throwing the spotlight on traditional Indonesian martial art of Silat. In doing so, writer and director Gareth Evans set the bar high for the genre - and for himself...

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Friday, 11 April 2014

Let The Right One In [THEATRE]


Let The Right One In is an eerie yet alluring masterpiece that tells the story of lonely, bullied teen Oskar (Martin Quinn) who falls for the new girl-next-door, Eli (Rebecca Benson). But Eli has a dark secret that Oskar is unaware of: she's a vampire, and survival depends on killing locals for their blood, with the helping hand of deeply-besotted human ex-lover Hakan (Clive Mendus). But when the town's search for the notorious 'murderer' gathers pace, their position is compromised, and Eli and Oskar's blossoming relationship must face the truths.

Until 27th September, Let The Right One In will turn the Apollo Theatre stage crimson....

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Monday, 7 April 2014

Doctor Mordrid


A traditional superhero B-movie with all the flashy, low-budget sci-fi conventions and trashy dialogue of its championing fifties predecessors, Doctor Mordrid an entertaining movie that deserves a new audience...

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Monday, 10 March 2014

The Machine


The Machine is a sassy British sci-fi movie that breaths new life and a brave vision into the genre...

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Monday, 24 February 2014

Wake in Fright


After being lost for almost thirty years and having gone through almost a decade of restoration work, Ted Kotcheff’s 1971 controversial Australian thriller, Wake in Fright, is finally set for a proper UK DVD release...

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Thursday, 30 January 2014

Big Ass Spider!


If the legendary arachnid adventures in Eight Legged Freaks and Arachnophobia weren't enough to prove the insect may deserve just a sideline presence in the creature feature, director Mike Mendez brings a new spider to town. And this time it's an even bigger, even more cacophonous one.

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014


PIN ****

Adapted from Andrew Neiderman’s novel, Pin is a sinister thriller that both compels and disturbs in its exploration of psychological fragmentation and moral deviation. Arrow Films brings the classic 1980s horror back to life as part of its sub-label, ArrowDrome....

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