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Straight Outta Compton – OST : Various Artists – album review"
Straight Outta Compton – OST- Various Artists (Universal) CD/DL Out Now 8/10 If this band passed you by, check your pulse. Louder Than War’s Joe Whyte reviews the Straight Outta Compton Original Sountrack. Firstly, I’ll add the proviso that I haven’t actually seen the film yet. Despite the very helpful PR trying to source me a […]
A Touch of Zen – film review"
A Touch of Zen (1970) Director: King Hu Cast: Hsu Feng, Shih Jun Format: Dual Format Runtime: 180 minutes Out Now 9/10 Jamie Havlin reviews a film regarded by many as the greatest martial arts epic of all time. Filming on A Touch of Zen started in Taipei in 1967 although the shoot was not […]
The Friends of Eddie Coyle – film review"
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) Director: Peter Yates Cast: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle Runtime: 102 mins Format: Dual Format Out Now 9/10 Jamie Havlin reviews a film from 1973 that acts as an interesting companion piece to the recent Boston set box office hit Black Mass. With a screenplay by Paul Monash based on […]
The Ninja Trilogy – film review"
Enter the Ninja (1981) Director: Menahem Golan Cast: Franco Nero, Susan George, Shô Kosugi Runtime: 99 mins Revenge of the Ninja (1983) Director: Sam Firstenberg Cast: Shô Kosugi, Arthur Roberts Runtime: 91 mins Ninja III: The Domination (1984) Director: Sam Firstenberg Cast: Lucinda Dickey, Shô Kosugi Runtime: 92 mins Format: Dual Format Out Now 8/10 […]
Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain – film review"
Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain (Velvet Joy Productions) More social study than standard band-on-the-road film, Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain uses the story of Sleaford Mods to tell us the story of modern day Britain. Simon Tucker reviews. The wheels are off. We’re hurtling towards World War 3. The Eton mess are in power and whilst those […]