“Maniac”: A Potent, Torturous Illustration Of Madness Evoking Evil

As unwashed grindhouse cinema goes, it doesn’t get more odorous or potent as William Lustig's Maniac...

John Candy: “Uncle Buck” Magnifies The Intangible Charisma Of Its Star

Dan Stephens looks at one of the 1980s' finest family comedies from two undisputed kings of the decade - John Hughes & John Candy...

The Bad Taste Of “Miracle Mile” Is Oddly Satisfying

Arrow Video brings this forgotten cult hit back to life as Miracle Mile gets a sparkling DVD and Blu-ray release...

“Housekeeping” Speaks To The Tolerant Part In Each Of Us

Bill Forsyth has left us with a film boasting universal relevance both poignant and pertinent that speaks to the tolerant part in each of us...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

The Stage Is Unequivocally Steve Martin’s In “Roxanne”

Steve Martin's endearing romantic comedy sees his nice-guy fire chief try to help a hapless colleague win a girl's heart only to fall in love with her himself...

“Happy Birthday To Me” Is A Bloody Addition To Canada’s Slasher Film Legacy

Laura Shearer takes a look at this early example of stalk and slash before the genre was overpopulated by self-aware exploitation...

“Christine” Stuck In Low Gear

Despite the fact two bona fide horror marquee names were behind its creation, a supernatural thriller made during the first half of the 1980s somehow failed to fully capitalise on their popularity...
Posted On 14 Jan 2017

“Cohen And Tate” Turns The Buddy Road Movie Upside Down

Cohen and Tate sees a pair of hitmen find their road trip across state upset by their child captive who plays them off against each other...