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Review: Possessor (2020)

If you have exhausted all of the new movies on Netflix, and Disney+ is not quite scratching your itch for cerebral entertainment, then let me turn your attention to a movie which I believe will tickle your pickle. The film is Possessor – a brand new release from Brandon Cronenberg (son of legendary director, David…

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What is the order of the Bring It On movies?

In 2000, teen cheerleading comedy, Bring It On back-flipped and high-kicked its way into cinemas. The movie – about a group of competitive cheerleaders – was warmly met by critics and became a box office success. Outside of the big screen, Bring It On also secured a strong following on home video, leading to the…

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Review: The Craft: Legacy

Cast your mind back to 1996 and you will recall the release of The Craft – a supernatural horror movie about four teenagers who dabble in witchcraft. The movie was released the same year as Scream, and along with a number of other films in the late ‘90s created some buzz in the horror genre.…

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Review: Unhinged (2020)

Another weekend is on the horizon, and more COVID-related restrictions are currently in place. Depending on which part of the world you live in, you may or may not be able to go to a cinema – and that is only if you feel comfortable doing so. I live in Manchester in the UK, and…

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Fifteen things to know about The Running Man

Released in 1987, The Running Man is a sci-fi action movie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Yaphet Kotto, Richard Dawson, and María Conchita Alonso. The movie – set in a (then) dystopian future – follows the story of former police helicopter pilot, Ben Richards, who is framed for mass murder, then forced to become a contestant on…

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How many Pumpkinhead movies are there?

In 1988, effects-driven horror movie, Pumpkinhead scared its way into cinemas. The film – the directorial debut of effects supremo, Stan Winston – was given a limited release, and was not a huge success. But despite the lukewarm response to Pumpkinhead’s theatrical release, the film picked up a strong following on home video and this…

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Best Airplane! movie quotes

In 1980, Paramount Pictures released the slapstick comedy, Airplane!. The movie – directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker – was a parody of airline disaster films, starred Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, and Leslie Nielsen, and told the story of a commercial aircraft placed into peril when the crew become ill mid-flight. If…

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Review: Marvel 616

Still stuck for something to watch? How about something Marvel-related? New to Disney+ is the documentary series, Marvel 616. The eight-part series, which arrived on the Disney streaming service on Friday, tells a varied collection of stories related to Marvel Comics. The series is called Marvel 616 in reference to the 616 universe – i.e.…

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Review: If Anything Happens I Love You

Over the past couple of days, I have published a couple of reviews for movies which are new to streaming. These films – Cadaver and Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey – are feature length tales, which most Netflix subscribers will have come across when scrolling through the streaming service’s latest releases. Today I want to…

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