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  • The Void

    The Void

    ★★★★

    Some people in hoods will stab the occupants of a hospital if they step outside, whilst inside a misshapen mutated creature threatens their safety and some transdimensional occurings take place.

    It’s almost as if David Cronenberg and Clive Barker each dropped their unbound scripts in the street after bumping into each other, before picking up the loose sheets and rushing off without checking the pages were in order and handing the screenplay over to directors Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski.

    Just to be clear, that is a thorough recommendation.

  • Beyond the Gates

    Beyond the Gates

    ★★★½

    Ever play Atmosphere as a kid and wonder “what if this copy is actually haunted?” – well wonder no more, because that’s pretty much the concept that this Jumanji-meets-Hammer Horror feature picks up and runs with, only with added Barbara Crampton, making it impossible to dislike.

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  • Crash

    Crash

    Wow what a revelation. Apparently black people can be racist of white people, white people can be racist of black people, black people can be racist of black people, black people can be racist of hispanic people, white people can be racist of middle-eastern people, middle eastern people can be racist of hispanic people, hispanic people are nice, white people can't be racist of white people.

    BUT.

    Those same black people can be nice to white people, those white people…

  • First Blood

    First Blood

    ★★★★

    I kind of thought it would be a mindless action film where Sly goes around killing the bad guys in the jungle with his machine gun and that's about it. Like Predator, I guess, just without the Predator.

    I was wrong. It's excellent. I found it very entertaining, and also quite sad. Sure, Rambo is this bad-ass, super elite soldier who can kill a man practically by looking at him with his wonky face, but I never realised there was…