Blu-ray Review: Re-Animator (1985)

Loosely based on H.P. Lovecraft’s 1922 serial novelette Herbert West–Reanimator, director Stuart Gordon brought the twisted Frankenstein-esque tale to the big screen after original plans for a stage production and television pilot were scrapped. Since its release over thirty years ago, Re-Animator has become a celebrated favourite among horror fans, due…

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Movies Returning to Old Village Twin?

Local film-goers may soon be able to once again step through the doors at Morwell’s old Village Twin Cinema, with current occupants Worldwide Gaming announcing plans to establish the aging venue as a multipurpose center. Housing events such as eSports, comedy festivals, corporate and government presentation and, art-house movies; the…

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Blu-ray Review: The Guardian (1990)

In a bizarre case of the hand that rocks the cradle, director William Friedkin points the lens at nature’s dark side in The Guardian, released on Blu-ray earlier this month from Cinema Cult. Originally marketed as Friedkin’s first return to horror since 1973’s The Exorcist, our story from the annals…

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Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

With small pipes for drinking straws, three soft-core Star Wars fans of sound mind hauled several liters of soft drink into a Friday night showing of Solo: A Star Wars Story with little to no expectations. Built from a casual boast of skilled flying and something about a Kessler run, this…

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Blu-ray Review: Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things (1972)

Not all that long ago, exploring a director’s early filmography would often be a short venture with a number of titles having not make the convenient leap to home video. In recent years the rise of many independent distributors have provided a great service to audiences by unearthing many cinematic…

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