Although forever associated with their comedies, Ealing Studios also had a darker side, as Nowhere to Go, recently released on DVD, exemplifies. Click on the link below to see what I made of this 1958 British Film Noir.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Stuart Gordon's riotous 80s splatterfest From Beyond, starring Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton and Ken Foree, was released on Blu-ray and DVD on Monday 25th February. Click the link below to read my Eye For Film review of both the movie and the numerous extras that feature on the Second Sight package.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Tony Gatlif's TranSylvania, starring Asia Argento and Birol Unel, is the subject of my latest review for New Empress magazine. Click on the link below to read why I was impressed by the director's road movie-cum-love story.
Monday 18 February 2013
The theme for the latest issue of Electric Sheep is fortresses in movies. I thought I'd look at 'alternative' ones,places that are co-opted into becoming strongholds. Think Dawn of the Dead's shopping mall or the farmhouse in Dog Soldiers. Click on the link below to read 'Remember the Alamo'.
Friday 8 February 2013
Monday 4 February 2013
First time writer/director Paul China's neo-noir thriller Crawl is the subject of my latest review for Eye For Film. I was hoping this Australian genre effort would continue the country's strong output over the last few years, sadly, it doesn't. Click on the link below to see why I think it's more miss than hit.