Mortal Kombat (1995)

Mortal Kombat (1995)

Films based on martial arts computer games have three things in common – cheesiness; starring a teamed-up white guy and an Asian; and (to date, anyway), being surprisingly good. “Street Fighter”, “Double Dragon” and both “Mortal Kombat” movies all pitch themselves at that OTT, self-referential market and while none of them got stellar reviews, they’re … Continue reading

Still The Enemy Within (2014)

Still The Enemy Within (2014)

The Miners Strike of 1984-1985 changed Britain for the worse. Purely to defeat the organised working class, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announced pit closures, being perfectly willing to get rid of an entire industry, judging quite rightly that none of them voted for the Conservatives anyway. The miners, who were pushed and pushed further, finally … Continue reading

Fright-Rags’ CHUCKY collection

Fright-Rags’ CHUCKY collection

Fright-Rags’ CHUCKY collection honors one of horror’s most iconic villains Limited edition box set, shirts and posters up for pre-order: http://bit.ly/chuckyfr Wanna play with Chucky? The pint-sized killer has been terrifying and entertaining audiences for more than 25 years. Fright-Rags is excited to honor one of horror’s most iconic villains with the Chucky Collection. The … Continue reading

Hard Eight (1996)

Hard Eight (1996)

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson Before Paul Thomas Anderson dared to adapt Pynchon novels he made a lovely sparse seedy neo-noir movie called ‘Hard Eight’ in the mid nineties. The film has a stellar cast including Samuel L. Jackson before he became a parody of himself, Gwyneth Paltrow before Coldplay, John C. Reilly and a … Continue reading