The Hidden review

Trust a film from the nineteen-eighties to hit the ground running. Or in the case of The Hidden, hit the ground tyres screeching. The opening…

The Running Man review

Released the same year as Predator, when Arnie's hot streak was starting to heat up, The Running Man has more in common with his earlier lower…

Black Moon Rising review

Long forgotten by many, or just not seen by anyone in the first place, Black Moon Rising is a real nineteen-eighties action oddity. It stars…

Death Wish 3 review

Death Wish 3 is about as far from the more ser­i­ous tone of the ori­ginal Death Wish as you could ever wish for (if you…

You're Next review

You’re Next deb­uted at the Toronto Inter­na­tional Film Fest­ival in 2011, and then, noth­ing. Des­pite get­ting a good recep­tion at the fest­ival, it sat on…

The World's End review

At last, The Three Fla­vours Cor­netto Tri­logy, as it’s become known, arrives at it’s con­clu­sion. The first, Shaun of the Dead, was the zom­bie one.

Warm Bodies review

Warm Bod­ies is based on a novel by Isaac Marion. And they don’t come much more high concept. It’s Twi­light with zom­bies. Or is it…

Jack Reacher review

I’ve read the first three Jack Reacher books (Killing Floor, Die Try­ing and Trip­wire). There’s another four­teen of the bug­gers after that, includ­ing a few…