Tagged with DVD

DVD Review: Cheap Thrills (2013) [R18]

DVD Review: Cheap Thrills (2013) [R18]

Dir: E.L. Katz Starring: Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton, David Koechner The Film: What would you do for guaranteed money? Just how far is too far? These are just some of the questions set before us in the debut feature from E.L. Katz. This horror, thriller and dark comedy goes to some very dark … Continue reading

[DVD Review] The Taking (2013)

[DVD Review] The Taking (2013)

Dir: Cezil Reed, Lydelle Jackson Starring: John Halas, Alana Jackler, Lynnette Gaza The Film: THE TAKING wins the award for most bizarre film I have seen all year, and that’s saying something coming from me. This is an experience from start to finish, an experience in existentialism in the form of horror. This may not … Continue reading

DVD Review: A Common Man [M15] by Bea Harper

DVD Review: A Common Man [M15] by Bea Harper

Dir: Chandran Rutnam Starring: Ben Kingsley, Ben Cross, Frederick-James Lobato The Film: We all know terrorism is a total ballsac of a thing and the most tragic thing is, we are never truly surprised that it happens on a regular basis. When films about this sensitive subject are made, there always must be some measure … Continue reading

DVD Review: The Tower [M15] by Bea Harper

DVD Review: The Tower [M15] by Bea Harper

Director: Ji-hoon Kim Starring: Kyung-gu Sol, Ye-jin Son, Sang-kyung Kim, In-Pyo Cha The Film: Let’s face it- disaster movies are awesome. They have that certain appeal of showing an almost incomprehensible calamity in all of it’s destructive glory and how the characters involved deal with them. Granted, this genre has been around ever since the birth … Continue reading

DVD Review: The Central Park Five [M15]

DVD Review: The Central Park Five [M15]

Dir: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon Featuring: Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam and Kharey Wise The Film: The Central Park Five is as disturbing and as sad of a documentary you are likely to find, because it shows that being in the wrong place, at the wrong time with the wrong … Continue reading

DVD Review: The Imposter [M15]

DVD Review: The Imposter [M15]

Dir: Bart Layton Featuring: Frédéric Bourdin The Film: The truth is certainly stranger than fiction, and one of the most unusual stories that has come out as a doco/drama in recent years is THE IMPOSTER. I was unfamiliar with this story when I stepped into watch the film for the first time (I have since … Continue reading