Hammer Review: The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)

Usually when we think of Hammer Horror, images of Christophe Lee as Dracula or Peter Cushing as Doctor Frankenstein spring to mind; characters who were originally popularised on screen during 1930s by Universal. If you’ve ever wondered where it all began for the iconic film stable, Hammer’s first significant experiment…

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Review: In Like Flynn (2018)

Currently playing in cinemas across Australia through Umbrella Films, is the action-adventure biography of one of the country’s most beloved film stars, In Like Flynn, from veteran filmmaker Russell Mulcahy (Razorback). Starring newcomer Thomas Cocquerel as Tasmanian-born actor Errol Flynn, our story follows his roust-about early days of gambling, prizing…

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Blu-ray Review: The Invisible Man’s Revenge (1944)

Fifth film and fourth sequel in the Invisible Man series, The Invisible Man’s Revenge accompanies Gill-man sequel Revenge of the Creature from September’s vengeance-fuelled titles on Blu-ray under Shock Entertainment’s dedicated label Cinema Cult. All but completely removed from the 1933 original, fugitive Robert Griffin is aided by an eccentric…

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Review: Cargo (2018)

Based on the Tropfest finalist from 2013, filmmakers Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke have adapted their appropriately viral short film Cargo to the big screen, which opened in select cinemas across Australia back in May through Umbrella Films. Four months later the film has made its way to Blu-ray under Umbrella…

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Blu-ray Review: The Cotton Club (1984)

Francis Ford Coppola’s ambitious jazz peppered crime-drama is the biggest film from 1984 you probably haven’t heard of. Despite critical praise the film was a box office failure, earning less than half of its $58 million budget. Now available on Blu-ray from Umbrella Entertainment, The Cotton Club springs to life…

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Blu-ray Review: Chappaquiddick (2017)

Derived from the Native American word “cheppiaquidne”, meaning “separated island”, Chappaquiddick is a common word in the vocabulary of American politics, one synonymous with scandal. On the night of July 18th, 1969, Senator Ted Kennedy was involved in a fatal car accident on Chappaquiddick island, Massachusetts, which claimed the life…

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