“Girl House” Finds Cheap Thrills Through Familiar Exploitation

A spit and polish for old tropes makes Trevor Matthews' horror Girl House a familiar but enjoyable stalk and slash ride...

Snooze-Fest Horror “The Sleeping Room” Sadly Lives Up To Its Name

Director John Shackleton fondles his way through the dark of the "The Sleeping Room" is this underdeveloped, convoluted and infuriatingly one-note film...

Found Footage Horror “Hooked Up” Feels Too Artificial To Fully Satisfy

Found Footage Horror gets iPhone'd in Pablo Larcuen's attempt at "paranormal activity" as two friends get more than they bargained for on a party-fuelled trip to Europe.

“The Pit and the Pendulum” Marks High Point in Roger Corman’s Foray Into the World of Poe

Roger Corman's second adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe story after 1960's The Fall of the House of Usher is arguably the director's best ever work...

Time Fails to Heal “Super Mario Bros.” Wounds

Super Mario Bros. makes its debut on UK Blu-Ray, bringing back memories of the much-loved Nintendo video game. But has time been kind to this adventure story? Ryan Pollard finds out...

A Strong Visual Style & Playful Use of Horror Convention makes “Treehouse” a Winner

Michael Bartlett proves he’s a horror film director to keep an eye on with the entertaining Treehouse, a film about two injured teenagers pursued by unknown evil in rural woodland… Treehouse marks the emergence of a new talent in the horror genre. Director Michael...

The Reel Review: The Imitation Game

The Reel Deal film show is at the BFI London Film Festival this week with reviews of all the major releases. Here we check out The Imitation Game starring Beneduct Cumberbatch & Keira Knightley...

“Man of the House” is Easy on the Eye & the Brain

Straightforward laughs from Tommy Lee Jones as he plays a Texas Ranger tasked to protect a group of hot cheerleaders following a murder. Easy on the eye and the brain.
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