Cinema Cult: Streets of Fire (1984)

I first came to see Walter Hill’s classic rock ‘n’ roll fable three years ago during my time as budding YouTuber, exploring some lesser known titles from 1984. I enjoyed it immensely, while shocked that I had never came across it earlier. Moving forward to present day, Cinema Cult, a designated label…

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Umbrella Entertainment: Death Wish II & Death Wish 3

Capitalising on the newfound popularity of Cannon Films and its library of guilty pleasures, Umbrella Entertainment have released a second double feature highlighting another two classics, this time in the form of Death Wish II and Death Wish 3, starring the one and only Charles Bronson. Eight years after the…

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Umbrella Entertainment: Project Eden: Vol. I (2017)

Conceived by Australian writers/directors, Ashlee Jensen & Terrance M. Young, Project Eden is the first volume in a planned two-part duology. The action is set in a fractured world where a young woman becomes a fugitive after she learns her catatonic son may be the centre of a global conspiracy, perpetrated…

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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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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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Cinema Cult: The Sentinel (1977)

“Did you ever see the movie, The Sentinel, Mr. Peterson?” asked Corey Feldman’s character in The ‘Burbs, Joe Dante’s classic dark comedy. Upon hearing that question I had neither seen nor heard of the obscure horror film, but I vowed one day to seek it out. Nineteen years later I…

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Review: Electric Boogaloo & Machete Maidens Unleashed!

Never has there been a history lesson in film so wildly entertaining thanks to Australian film-maker Mark Hartley, who in recent years has put together two exceptional documentary features that explore the goings-on behind two distinctive and ethically questionable eras of cinema. Together for the first time and presented in…

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