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Review: Straight Outta Compton

Review: Straight Outta Compton

Set in mid-1980s California, ‘Straight Outta Compton’ chronicles the emergence of N.W.A (Niggaz Wit’ Attitude) as the driving force behind Gangsta Rap becoming a recognised sub genre. In a time where the East Coast was dominating the rap scene, N.W.A emerged to give the West Coast a voice against police brutality and simultaneously to the people. The...

Win Final Girl on DVD

Win Final Girl on DVD

The Hunger Games meets Kick-Ass in this nightmarish story of survival! When a pack of teenage boys choose the seemingly innocent Veronica (Abigail Breslin) as the next victim of a deadly hunting tradition, they soon discover she’s not as innocent as she looks… Final Girl is available on Digital and DVD from September 7th. To support the release we have a...

Review: Straight Outta Compton

Review: Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton looks at the origins of LA rap group NWA and its members, against the backdrop of police beatings and general unrest. The film has already met with controversy. Largely, this appears to be due to the film only telling a small part of the story. Yet, it’s a part that needed to be told because, though it’s dated by twenty years,...

Blu-Ray review: The Town That Dreaded Sundown

Blu-Ray review: The Town That Dreaded Sundown

Following the release of the remake last year, the original Charles B. Pierce 1976 cult classic, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, comes to Blu-Ray courtesy of Eureka Entertainment this August. Texarkana, a small town on the border of Texas and Arkansas. It’s 1946, and the war has just ended. Everyone is hopeful and optimistic, but the residents of...

Angela Dixon talks to LFF about Never Let Go

Angela Dixon talks to LFF about Never Let Go

Actress Angela Dixon is set to grab the attention of film fans across the globe as Lisa Brennan, a former FBI agent desperately searching for her abducted daughter, in Howard J. Ford’s action thriller feature film Never Let Go, which receives its European premiere at Film4 FrightFest 2015. A single mother desperately searches for her missing child in a...

Watch a new trailer for The Martian

Watch a new trailer for The Martian

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, Watney must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive....

More Galas, Special Presentations, British Movies & Shorts at TIFF 2015

More Galas, Special Presentations, British Movies & Shorts at TIFF 2015

A clearer picture has emerged as to what attendees at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival can expect to see with the second round of announcements being made which will see the screening of cinematic efforts by filmmakers Rob Reiner, Catherine Hardwicke, Pan Nalin, Lorene Scafaria, David Gordon Green, Matthew Cullen, Gaby Dellal, James Vanderbilt and...

Blu-Ray review: Videodrome “Wanna try a few things?”

Blu-Ray review: Videodrome “Wanna try a few things?”

David Cronenberg’s seminal 1983 film Videodrome, has received the Arrow Video treatment, and the result is a dream compendium of a wonderful transfer of the film, an exhausting amount of extras, rare Cronenberg shorts, a 100-page hardback book, and even fittingly disgusting packaging. James Woods plays Max Renn – a television executive and buyer for...

First look at Star Wars: Rogue One – Pic and cast details

First look at Star Wars: Rogue One – Pic and cast details

Lucasfilm announced today that their first film in the new standalone Star Wars stories series, Rogue One, has begun principal photography. Gareth Edwards (Godzilla, Monsters) is directing Rogue One, which tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star. The film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and is slated for a...

Ranking Guillermo del Toro’s Directorial Films

Ranking Guillermo del Toro’s Directorial Films

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most underrated directors currently working. His films are often misunderstood or brushed under the rug, meaning many people miss out on the beauty of his films. In fact, the word “beautiful” and its compadre synonyms will feature heavily in this list because Del Toro’s films are nothing short of such. He is a truly...