Blu-Ray Review: Scream of the Banshee

Scream of the Banshee (2011) Distributor: G2 Pictures/After Dark Originals Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date (UK): 25th July 2011 DVD Release Date (US): July 26, 2011 Directed by: Steven C. Miller Starring: Lauren Holly, Lance Henriksen, Todd Haberkorn Review by: Stephanie Scaife The words “SyFy original movie” may fill you with dread, and quite rightly so in […]

UK Blu-Ray Review: Brian De Palma’s ‘Obsession’

Obsession (1976) Distributor: Arrow Video Blu-Ray release date: 11th July 2011 Directed by: Brian De Palma Starring: Cliff Robertson, John Lithgow, Geneviève Bujold Review by: Stephanie Scaife Yet again we are treated to another fine Blu-Ray release from the ever expanding Arrow Video label. This time it is the turn of Brian De Palma’s Obsession, […]

UK Blu-Ray Review: Tobe Hooper’s ‘The Funhouse’

The Funhouse (1981) Distributor: Arrow Video Blu-Ray release date (UK): 18th July 2011 Directed by: Tobe Hooper Starring: Elizabeth Berridge, Shawn Carson, Sylvia Miles Review by: Stephanie Scaife Tobe Hooper is an incredibly inconsistent filmmaker; when he is good he is very, very good (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Poltergeist) but when he is bad […]

UK DVD Review: Siren

Siren (2010) Distributor: Matchbox Films DVD/Blu-ray Release Date (UK): 27th June 2011 Directed by: Andrew Hull Starring: Eoin Macken, Anna Skellern, Tereza Srbova, Anthony Jabre Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi To say that the cover for this DVD is a little misleading might be a bit of an understatement. To say that it’s got absolutely sod-all […]

UK Blu-Ray Review: Dario Argento’s ‘Tenebrae’

Tenebrae (1982) Distributor: Arrow Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date: 27th June 2011 Directed by: Dario Argento Starring: Anthony Franciosa, John Saxon, Daria Nicolodi, Veronica Lario Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi It’s possible for Dario Argento’s body of work to be considered as being markedly in decline, post-Tenebrae. Despite some solid films – Phenomena, Terror at the Opera, Sleepless […]

UK Blu-Ray Review: Witchfinder General

Witchfinder General (AKA The Conqueror Worm) (1968) Distributor: Odeon Entertainment Ltd Blu-Ray release date: 13th June (UK) Directed by: Michael Reeves Starring: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Hilary Heath Review by: Stephanie Scaife I only just recently got myself an HD TV and Blu-Ray player (I know, I know… I’m way behind) so I’m still at […]