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  • My notes on Leave No Trace, which is out in the UK on June 29. (more…)
  • My notes on the heist movie Ocean's Eight. (more…)
  • My notes on the Norwegian horror comedy Vampyr Vidar (Vidar the Vampire), out on demand in the US now. (more…)
  • My notes on the animated film Batman vs Two-Face. (more…)
  • My notes on Ari Aster's Hereditary. (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound review of Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom is online.
  • The FrightFest selection comes out on UK digital platforms on June 11.
  • My notes on the Serbian fantasy film Inkarnacija (Incarnation), available now on digital platforms. (more…)
  • My notes on XTRO, which is out on BluRay from Second Sight on June 18. (more…)
  • My notes on horror franchise entry Insidious The Last Key, out now on digital platforms. (more…)
  • My notes on the latest Nicolas Cage movie 211 - out in the US in cinemas,digital and VOD June 8. (more…)
  • My notes on the horror film Ghost House, out now on digital platforms. (more…)
  • My notes on the Antonio Banderas thriller Acts of Vengeance, now available digitally. (more…)
  • My notes on the rare Amicus horror film The Psychopath (1966) (more…)
  • My notes on 3 Hours Until Dead, out on digital platforms now. (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound review of Deadpool 2 is online.
  • My notes on Solo A New Star Wars Story. (more…)
  • Stuart Gordon's Space Truckers is out on BluRay.  Here - though misattributed to someone else - is my original Empire review of the film.  Here's an Amazon link.
  • My notes on the politco-rom-com biopic Redoubtable. (more…)
  • My notes on the SF thriller Anon. (more…)
  • My notes on the long-awaited sharkquel Deep Blue Sea 2. (more…)
  • My Empire review of The Cured is online.
  • My notes on the film Revenge. (more…)
  • My notes on thriller Breaking In (more…)
  • My notes on the BBC rabies serial The Mad Death, out now from Simply Media. (more…)
  • My notes on Steven Spielberg's The Post - due out digitally in the UK on May 14th and DVD/BluRay May 21st. (more…)
  • Just one more day before my radio play Cry Babies vanishes from the BBC I-Player ... listen now ...
  • My Sight and Sound review of Avengers Infinity War is online.
  • A Holmesian rarity ...
  • On US Shudder from April 26.
  • My notes on the new British thriller Beast. (more…)
  • My notes on the new horror film Truth or Dare  (more…)
  • My notes on the found footage horror film #Screamers, in US cinemas now and on digital platforms soon. (more…)
  • I'm appearing with Fiona Sampson and Nick Harkaway at a Frankenstein-themed event for London Book and Screen Week.  Book here.
  • My notes on Wildling,which hits US theatres and digital platforms April 13. (more…)
  • My notes on the low-budget horror film Apartment 212. (more…)
  • My notes on celeb-obsessed black comedies Killing Hasselhoff and Killing Gunther, both around non-theatrically now. (more…)
  • My notes on the Chinese horror comedy Gam man da song si (Zombiology: or Enjoy Yourself Tonight) (more…)
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  • My notes on Acts of Violence, out on UK DVD this week.   Your basic direct-to-DVD/download watchable macho action movie, with Bruce Willis big on the poster but not in that many scenes in one of his endless procession of world-weary thug-cop roles while simmering Cole Hauser – son of the great Wings Hauser – takes the actual lead as Deklan MacGregor, the PTSD-suffering eldest of three Cleveland Irish brothers, who corrals the other two into strapping on armour and picking up guns when his youngest bro’s affianced Mia (Melissa Bolona) sasses the wrong assholes during her hen night and gets abducted by goons in the employ of sleazy mastermind Max Livingston (Mike Epps).  Willis pops up to tell the guys not to take the law into their own hands, though he’s already disenchanted with his own desk-sitting boss, and has a few decent chat scenes with his partner (Sophia Bush) … plus one okay rooftop fight that leads to a Dirty Harryish death plunge.  Though Hauser simmers as Deklan, whose poetry-writing perturbs his social worker, the film is let down slightly by Shawn Ashmore (of the X-Men films) and Ashton Holmes as the tagalong bros … which might even be deliberate since writer Nicolas Aaron Messanatto takes an unusually ruthless approach to showing that Deklan might actually be haring off suicidally on a crusade that’ll get his loved ones imperilled or killed when he really ought to listen to the cops.  Sean Brosnan, director-star of My Father Die, has a flamboyant supporting role as an idiot girl-snatcher who keeps killing the ‘product’ with full-strength roofies or attracting the sort of attention the smooth Max doesn’t want.  Directed by Brett Donowho (5 Souls, A Haunting at Silver Falls).    
  • My Sight & Sound review of Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs is online.
  • My notes on Female Fight Club (aka Female Fight Squad), out on UK DVD March 26. (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound review of Pacific Rim Uprising is online.
  • My notes on Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One. (more…)
  • My notes on I Kill Giants, due out in the US March 23 and the UK April 6. (more…)
  • My notes on Steven Soderbergh's horror film Unsane, out in the UK March 23. (more…)
  • My Empire review of the new monster movie A Quiet Place is online.
  • My notes on the documentary Demon House, in US theatres and on homevideo platforms March 16. (more…)
  • My notes on two recent zombie outbreak films, Z-O-M-B-I-E-S and The Cured. (more…)
  • My notes on the film All I See is You (more…)
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