5.0

Blu-Ray Review: The Other

When Hollywood leading man Tom Tryon (I Married A Monster from Outer Space, The Cardinal) realised the roles were drying up, he decided to write a book. That book, The Other, was a gothic psychological horror...
5.0

DVD Review: Hardware

A mysterious man wearing a wide-brimmed hat and breathing apparatus walks the red hot desert wastes of a post-apocalyptic Earth. He is a Nomad and he finds a metal skull buried in the sand, a few feet away...
3.5

Blu-ray Review: Two For The Road

‘Two for the Road’ stars Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney as Mark and Joanna Wallace, a married couple in crisis. When we first meet them they are barely speaking. When they sit on the plane they make sure...
5.0

DVD Review: Way Down In Chinatown

When the husband and wife writer / director team of Victor and Jessica Mitchum (Justin Dray & Stephanie Sanditz) receive the go-ahead to stage a new theatre production, Victor doesn’t want to fall back...

DVD Review: Shoah

There’s no adequate way to describe a film as monumentally important as Shoah in a single review. A myriad of critics and scholars have discussed Claude Lanzmann’s extraordinary documentary before, with...
3.0

DVD Review: Exorcism

When a crew of young filmmakers shoots a horror movie in an abandoned house where, almost fifty years earlier, an exorcism took place… well… you can guess the results won’t be good. Blood spatters,...
5.0

Movie Review: The Last Of The Unjust

We don’t cover a lot of documentaries at ‘Movie Ramblings’ but ‘The Last of the Unjust’ is a remarkable film that is too important to ignore, a historical document that gives terrifying insight into...
2.5

DVD Review: Beyond

BEYOND starts promisingly. Cole (Richard J. Danum) foils a grocery store robbery but the counter boy Michael (Paul Brannigan) gets shot. While Cole cradles a possibly dying Michael in his arms, the TV on the...
5.0

Blu-ray Review: Intolerance

After dividing audiences with his incredibly powerful but racially flawed (and somewhat misogynistic) epic ‘The Birth of a Nation’, pioneering filmmaker D.W. Griffith turned his attention to a much more...
5.0

Blu-ray Review: Spione (Spies)

There’s a moment in ‘Spione’ when our hero, a love-struck spy who has just discovered he’s lost his heart to an agent from the enemy side, wanders the street with posters advertising the movie...
5.0

Blu-ray Review: The Thief Of Bagdad

When the charming street-thief Ahmed (Douglas Fairbanks) breaks into Baghdad Palace with the aim of stealing some treasure, it is the beautiful sleeping Princess (Julianne Johnston) who steals his heart...

Frightfest Review: Blood Moon

The American West, 1887. A stagecoach full of mysterious passengers rattles and rolls through the eerie Colorado wilderness. Suddenly an enigmatic gunslinger called Calhoun steps into its path and uses his...

Frightfest Review: Another

Okay, let’s not beat around the bush: for anyone lucky enough to be attending FrightFest when ‘Another’ is playing on the Discovery Screen – go and see it. Forget about all the other films in all the...