James Cameron’s original Terminator is a brutal and brilliant low budget Sci-Fi horror that not only catapulted him and a certain muscle bound Austrian into the lime light but also birthed a franchise that has spawned four films, a TV series and countless comics, books and computer games.
Based on the novel Bryan Smith and adapted and directed by Trent Haaga, at first 68 Kill seemed incongruous in the FrightFest 2017 line up seeing that it’s set up revolves around a heist gone wrong and a man on the run. Little did I expect that this magnificent movie would not only prove to […]
Having been a huge fan of anime when it was launched on the unsuspecting United Kingdom in the early 90’s by Manga Entertainment I spent my teenage years watching bike chasses through Neo-Tokyo, head exploding fist fights and tentacles going places they really shouldn’t go. The one film I never saw during this heady period […]
Opening with an amazing first person fight scene where the central character Sook-hee (Kim Ok-bin from Chan-wook Park’s terrific Thirst) shoots, knives and punches her way through a whole host of hoods, South Korean director Byung-gil Jung sets the tone and pace of his amazing action flick all before we see the title card.
Miracle Mile is a cinematic oddity. Although you may never have heard of it the film was legendary in Hollywood for 10 years and in 1983 American Film magazine named it on of the top ten unmade screenplays. Writer Steve De Jarnatt spent years trying to get it developed at various studios but he always […]