Category Archives: Movies

THE SHORT CIRCUIT #2: Brutal Relax (2010)

God bless the Spanish and their twisted sense of humour. It was evident in the darkly comedic REC, and it’s certainly apparent in this brilliantly wacky short from directors Adrián Cardona, Rafa Dengrá and David Muñoz. Brutal Relax is one of … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween #11: The Fly (1986)

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31 Days of Halloween #10: Re-Animator (1985)

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Darren Aronofsky joins forces with Lou Reed and Metallica

Never thought you’d read that headline did you? CHUD passes along word that indie wunderkind Darren Aronofsky is directing a video for the recent Lou Reed/Metallica collaboration “Iced Honey.” The single comes from the veteran singer’s most recent album, Lulu, and … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott continues to tease us about Prometheus

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is the long-awaited prequel to his own Alien (1979). I just wish he’d come out and say it. For months now, we’ve sifted through rumours, heard conjecture from the studio and pored over a plot synopsis that … Continue reading

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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER REVIEW: Melancholia (2011)

The following review was submitted by guest contributor Miles Perhower.  I arrive at the MAC in Birmingham, inebriated, just in time to buy tickets for the 5pm showing of Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia. Finding my way into the cinema, I … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween #9: Children of the Corn (1984)

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31 Days of Halloween #8: The Wicker Man (1973)

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31 Days of Halloween #7: Halloween (1978)

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Being hardcore has a price: a stuntman is killed on the set of The Expendables 2

It’s always been easy to overlook the contributions of stunt performers. While CGI has diluted the need for flesh and blood daredevils, the real thing is still valued. Especially for an old school action extravaganza like The Expendables 2. So … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween #6: I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

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31 Days of Halloween #5: The Devil’s Rejects (2005)

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31 Days of Halloween #4: Seven (1995)

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Who will play John McClane’s son in A Good Day to Die Hard?

Production is starting to heat up on Bruce Willis’ fifth outing as fascistic super cop John McClane. The reveal of the title, A Good Day to Die Hard, was subject to no end of mockery. But I like it… almost sounds final, … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween #3: Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

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