Mortal Kombat – 25 Years of Fatalities

The number of good video game movies out there could be counted on one hand, and even they might have an asterisk or two on them. 1994’s Street Fighter: The Animated Movie is more faithful than its live-action Van Damme equivalent, yet suffers from padding ... Read More

Game of Death (Movie Review)

There have been a few films that have tried to piece together what martial arts legend Bruce Lee had intended for his film project Game of Death before his sudden passing in 1973. Not to cause any confusion, the modern Horror film by the same ... Read More

Cry for the Bad Man (Movie Review)

It is hard to find people who have a grey zone opinion on 1978’s I Spit on Your Grave. The rape-revenge Horror-Slasher is either loved or loathed. Many viewers fell into the former, producing a market for a 2010 remake that got two sequels of ... Read More

Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary (Movie Review)

Whether one believes in ghosts or not, those ghost-hunting TV shows can be annoying. One goes in hoping there would be something more to it, or at least something approaching 1984’s Ghostbusters or even Scooby-Doo. Instead, one gets multiple night-vision shots of people yelling at ... Read More

The Dark Military (Movie Review)

Ever seen 1987’s The Running Man? Or 2002’s Battle Royale? Perhaps even 2007’s The Condemned and its 2015 sequel? Loren W. Lepre (Pennsylvania Hardcore 2014, Death House 2018) might have, as his feature-length film debut as writer and director, The Dark Military, shares a few similarities. ... Read More

Lords of Chaos (Movie Review)

Jonas Åkerlund may not have been taught in film schools like his fellow Swede Ingmar Bergman, but music lovers will know his work well. The man has been directing music videos since the late 1980s, doing work for The Prodigy (‘Smack My Bitch Up’, 1997), ... Read More