Festival Review: FrightFest digital edition, October 2020

It’s been a tough year for the FrightFest crew. Having managed to squeeze in a vintage Glasgow edition in the first week of March – just as the Covid catastrophe was properly shaping up – the traditional August Bank Holiday weekender was truncated and shifted online, with screenings going out live to an audience spread across the British Isles.

Win two Classics from Director Luc Besson on DVD

We’re giving you the chance to win classics THE FIFTH ELEMENT and THE MESSENGER: JOAN OF ARC by director Luc Besson, which are both available in brand new re-releases on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download from 24th August.

Film Review: Flash Gordon 4K

He may “save every one of us” (wailed Freddie Mercury in the Flash Gordon title song by Queen), but for a great deal of its development and creation, it was a miracle that the movie got finished at all, and wasn’t crushed mercilessly by a great many factors and tons of sequins.

Film Review: Alice

Who wouldn’t want to get revenge for a cheating husband?
Seemingly the perfect family unit. Husband, wife and young son, this French film dares to delve beneath the shiny exterior and expose the truth that has wrecked countless marriages, when one partner has an affair

Film Review: Days of the Bagnold Summer

feature debut directed by Simon Bird ( the wonderfully hapless Will from The Inbetweeners) based on a graphic novel by Joff Winterhart and adapted by Lisa Owen.

Film Review: The Elephant Man

Whether folk have seen the ‘The Elephant Man’ (1980) directed by at the time new weird kid on the block David Lynch, or not, there’s a strong likelihood that they know the existence of one John Merrick (born Joesph) who lived in Victorian London.

Film Review: Dogs Don’t Wear Pants

The latest release by these bastions of strange, is completely on point with their remit of the quirky and off kilter, all incredibly beautifully rendered and told by Finnish director J-P Valkeapää.

DVD Film Review: Last Holiday

Such is the myopia of the human condition, that during all our lives, we are generally of the headspace that our troubling experiences are the first time these things have happened, we are individually pioneers on at the coalface of life, nobody understands our wee plight.

Film Review: The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man may have been a book written a wee bit of time ago in 1897, by none other than one of the fathers of science fiction H.G. Wells, but in 2020, the film adaptation by director/writer Leigh Whannell is possibly the most zeitgeisty movie I have EVER seen!