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  • REVIEW: Bowfinger Blu-ray (1999)

    Bowfinger may not immediately spring to mind when you think of manly comedies, but it’s underrated little gem from 1999, and it’s hard to find...

  • REVIEW: The Hitcher (1986)

    With the recent announcement of True Lies and The Abyss finally scheduled for a remastered Blu-Ray home video release, I cannot help but think of...

  • REVIEW: Broken Arrow (1996)

    When I look back to the blockbusters of yesteryear, I sit back and wonder to myself “what the hell happened, Hollywood?” The recent influx of...

  • REVIEW: The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

    ‘His brain has not only been washed, as they say… It has been dry cleaned.’ *spoilers below* Frank Sinatra gives his most vulnerable and realistic...

  • REVIEW: Lady In Cement (1968)

    ‘She’s one blonde I know didn’t have more fun’ *spoiler alert* Ex-Miami cop turned private detective, Tony Rome (Frank Sinatra) encounters mobsters, girls in micro-minis...

  • REVIEW: Point Blank (1967)

    ‘I want my money.  I want my 93 grand’ Lee Marvin is vengeful and hyper-focused professional criminal Walker in this smartly directed crime drama from...

  • REVIEW: Funeral In Berlin (1966)

    “I’m not killing anybody in cold blood” Michael Caine’s second outing as everyman spy Harry Palmer is a twisty thriller with plenty of double-crosses and...

  • REVIEW: The Ipcress File (1965)

    The Ipcress File deglamorizes the spy business.  Director Sidney J. Furie emphasizes its banality, mundaneness and structured bureaucratic nature.  Instead of fast cars, exotic locations and beautiful...

  • [REVIEW] Hot Fuzz (2007)

    Runtime: 121 mins Rated: R What To Expect: An instant classic which holds up Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s second feature film collaboration, 2007’s Hot...

  • [REVIEW] Commando (1985)

    Runtime: 90 min Rated: R What To Expect: World War III. Though I walk through the valley of shadow and death, I shall fear no evil;...

  • [REVIEW] Mad Max 2 (1981)

    Runtime: 90 mins Rated: R What To Expect: A full-blown masterpiece that hasn’t dated in the slightest. It is indeed rare to behold a sequel...

  • [REVIEW] The Boondock Saints (1999)

    Runtime: 108 mins Rated: R What To Expect: A cult classic that has endured for a reason. Shot in a month on a scant $6 million...

  • [REVIEW] Men of War (1994)

    Runtime: 103 Mins Rated: R What To Expect: An underrated actioner that deserves your attention. Boiled down to its basic narrative constituents, Men of War is The Dirty Dozen meets Dances with...

  • [REVIEW] Day Of Anger (1967) Blu-Ray

    By: Frenchie Pred Rated: M Runtime: 111 min (extended) / 95 min What to Expect: One in the top 10 spaghetti western ever This spagetti...

  • [REVIEW] Fright Night (1985)

    Runtime: 106 Mins Rated: R What To Expect: Brilliantly awesome ’80s cheese with horror, humour and action. Fright Night is good old-fashioned ’80s cheese – there’s no better or...

  • [REVIEW] Shakedown (1988) Is A Decent Niche Actioner

    Runtime: 95 Mins Rated: R What To Expect: Exactly what’s advertised on the tin Shakedown, or Blue Jean Cop as it’s known in the Australia, is exactly the type of...

  • [REVIEW] Deep Blue Sea (1999) Is One Awesome B-Movie

    Runtime: 105 Mins Rated: R What To Expect: Big Dumb Fun! Flawed as it definitely is, 1999’s Deep Blue Sea is a rare type of big-budget summer...

  • [REVIEW] Soldier (1998) Is Classic ’90s Sci-Fi

    Runtime: 99 Mins Rated: R What To Expect:  One of Paul W.S. Anderson’s most watchable movies 1998’s Soldier is a science fiction action film written...