Review: Freaks (2019)

Out now on a limited theatrical run through Icon Film Distribution Australia, independent sci-fi thriller, Freaks, plunges viewers into a seemingly normal world that a little girl is desperate to discover, but cannot escape her father’s protective and paranoid control. With a vague title like Freaks, there are countless scenarios…

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DVD Review: QB VII (TV 1974)

Winner of 6 Primetime Emmy Awards in 1975, miniseries QB VII (Queen’s Bench Seven) is adapted from Leon Uris’ worldwide best-selling novel and is out now on DVD, presumably for the first time in Australia, from Via Vision Entertainment. Encompassing the lives of two men, a Polish-born doctor is accused…

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DVD Review: Earthquake (1974)

Without question, I cite The Poseidon Adventure as the quintessential disaster movie for its characters, set design and well-thought-out execution. However, the urban destruction-filled epic, Earthquake, deserves its place within the popular 70s sub-genre, but more so for a visual spectacle.  Out now on a remastered DVD ‘Collector’s Edition’ from…

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Review: It Chapter 2 (2019)

When you’re left with a newfound appreciation for the IT mini-series, you know something has gone terribly wrong with IT Chapter 2, the concluding chapter in Warner Bros.’ big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s terrifying best-seller. Continuing 27-years after the previous chapter, the now-adult ‘Losers’ must fulfil their childhood promise by…

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Blu-ray Review: The President’s Lady (1953)

Today Andrew Jackson is regarded as one of American’s most controversial Presidents, but he’s also one of the country’s most interesting historical figures due to his humble beginnings, decorated military service, fiery temperament and rise to the land’s highest office. One of the most common talking points of Jackson’s legacy…

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