Blu-ray Review: The Last Warning (1929)

I haven’t dabbled too much into silent films, outside of the usual suspects like Metropolis and Nosferatu, but U.S. based film distributor Flicker Alley have been offering up a variety of titles over the past twelve months. Paul Leni’s The Last Warning was released on June 4th on Blu-ray &…

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Review: Batman (1989)

Despite not seeing it theatres, I remember Batman being this almost omnipresent blockbuster due to the studio’s enormous advertising blitz which seemed endless. Jack Nicholson’s Joker was an image burned into my memory, transfixed by that grotesque grin with mixed feelings of fright and fascination. Since then, Nicholson’s legendary incarnation…

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Blu-ray Review: Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)

I haven’t seen many of Steve McQueen’s films, but enough to consider myself a fan and I’ve been a keen admirer of Lee Remick since watching The Omen as a teenager, so I figured enjoying Baby the Rain Must Fall was a safe bet. New to Blu-ray from Twilight Time…

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Blu-ray Review: White Zombie (1932)

Made literally off the back of Universal’s Frankenstein and Dracula, utilising free-standing sets on the studio’s backlot, brothers Victor and Harold Halperin, created the first feature-length zombie film, White Zombie, in just 11 days. Now the long-admired independent horror classic has a home on Blu-ray thanks to America’s oldest independent…

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Blu-ray Review: Kiss of the Tarantula (1976)

What would horror movies be without spiders? Whether they’re dangling somewhere in the background or terrorising the hero, those eight-legged freaks never fail in setting the mood. VCI Entertainment stir up our arachnophobia with the drive-in classic Kiss of the Tarantula, released on Blu-ray and DVD earlier this year, in…

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