Umbrella Entertainment: Terminal Island (1973)

Umbrella Entertainment are developing quite the knack for selecting cult titles to join their ever expanding catalogue of obscure cinema. One of the latest is Terminal Island; an action thriller in which convicted murders are dumped on an off shore island, established after abolition of the death penalty. When the…

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Review: Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

Minutes into the new millennium I prepared to press play on Escape from the Planet of the Apes, after having just enjoyed the previous instalment. However, my planned double-feature was suddenly interrupted as my mother entered the room, telling me that I needed to go outside and “be social.” So…

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Cinema Cult: Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

Arriving on shelves next week from Cinema Cult (Shock Entertainment) is George Roy Hill’s big screen adaptation of Slaughterhouse-Five, based on author Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical WWII novel of the same name.  In a most unusually telling of an individual’s life story, we follow the journey of Billy Pilgrim, a man…

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