Umbrella Entertainment: The Entity (1982)

Based on one of the most extraordinary cases in parapsychology, The Entity is a supernatural thriller that has experienced somewhat of a resurgence in recent years due to the wave of true story-inspired horror films like The Conjuring. Sidney J. Furie’s classic returns to Blu-ray in what can only be…

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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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Umbrella On Demand: Bite (2015)

Last week an unexpected short day at work left me with some free time, so I sat down to watch a little horror film by the name of Bite, via Umbrella Entertainment’s On Demand streaming service. This fifth feature by Canadian director Chad Archibald is a cautionary tale about bride-to-be,…

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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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