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Romanzo Criminale Review

Romanzo Criminale Review

This modern Italian gangster epic is out to own on UK DVD next week through Icon Home Entertainment. Hugh K. David takes an advance look at the disc...

Gwoemul (The Host) Review

Gwoemul (The Host) Review

One of this years most anticipated films from South Korea is a monster movie from director Bong Joon-ho (Memories of Murder). Hugh K. David took in the UK premiere at FrightFest 2006 last month…

Broken Review

Broken Review

This survival horror was screened at Frightfest 2006 and while many fans were enthralled the film's lacking fundamentals left Hugh K. David distinctly unimpressed...

Hatchet Review

Hatchet Review

With copious amounts of blood, boobs and brutality Hatchet is a pure and simple slasher film which screened recently at Frighfest 2006. Hugh K. David reviews...

Puritan Review

Puritan Review

This self-distributed feature from writer-director Hadi Hajaig combines the supernatural with noir to good effect. Screened at FrightFest 2006 Hugh K. David reviews…

Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon Review

Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon Review

Smart, funny and scary, this slasher mockumentary from writer-director Scott Glosserman was screened at FrightFest 2006. Hugh K. David reviews…

ils (Them) Review

ils (Them) Review

Screened at Frightfest 2006 "ils" is an exercise in pure terror by the same French writing/directing team who are now working on the American remake of "The Eye". Hugh K. David reviews...

Earthlings: Ugly Bags Of Mostly Water Review

Earthlings: Ugly Bags Of Mostly Water Review

Continuing his Frightfest coverage Hugh reviews this documentary which looks at the growth of the Klingon language in our society. A strange choice for a horror festival the film does have some merits for linguists and fans of Star Trek...

See No Evil Review

See No Evil Review

WWE's Kane stars in this suitably nasty slasher flick which marks WWE's first full production (following their co-production of The Rundown). Hugh K. David continues his run of reviews from Frightfest 2006...

The Marsh Review

The Marsh Review

Gabrielle Anwar and Forest Whitaker star in this supernatural thriller which delivers a Stephen King-esque story about a best-selling children’s book author seeking the key to her nightmares. Screened at Frightfest 2006, Hugh K. David reviews...

The Living and The Dead Review

The Living and The Dead Review

This psychological horror from writer/director Simon Lumley proved to be one of the surprises of the recent Frightfest Film Festival. Hugh K. David reviews...

Isolation Review

Isolation Review

Hugh K. David continues his Frightfest coverage with a look at this acclaimed Irish/UK co-production, a film that can easily be summed up as a high concept "killer mutant cows" flick, but that would do a disservice to what Hugh considers to be the best pure horror film of the festival.

El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth) Review

El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth) Review

Guillermo del Toro’s return to intimate artistic tales in his native language has resulted in the adult fairytale <i>Pan’s Labyrinth</i> which saw its UK premiere at the 2006 Frightfest on Friday. Hugh K. David was in attendance for DVDTimes and brings us this early review…

Cromartie High School Review

Cromartie High School Review

School was never as much fun as it is in <i>Sakigake!! Cromartie High The Movie</i>, director Yamaguchi Yudai's live action adaptation of Nonaka Eiji's popular manga and anime series. Available on limited release this month, Hugh K. David reviews.

The Dukes of Hazzard Review

The Dukes of Hazzard Review

Based on the hit television series that ran from 1979-85, <b>The Dukes of Hazzard</b> returns, this time too the big screen courtesy of the Broken Lizard troupe. Hugh K.David musters up all the Yeeee-haws he can manage for this early look at the film...

The Wire: The Complete First Season Review

The Wire: The Complete First Season Review

From David Simon, creator and co-writer of HBO's triple Emmy-winning mini-series 'The Corner', this unvarnished, highly realistic HBO series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Hugh K. David investigates the Region 2 DVD release...

The Corner Review

The Corner Review

Based on the non-fiction book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner City Neighbourhood" by David Simon this HBO mini-series is directed by Charles S. Dutton and was first aired in 2000. Hugh K. David looks at the DVD release.

Homicide: Life On The Street Season 6 Review

Homicide: Life On The Street Season 6 Review

Hugh K. David takes in the penultimate season of <b>Homicide: Life On The Street</b>, taking the opportunity to assess the show on merit alone with episodes that attracted director's such as Steve Buscemi and Kathryn Bigelow.

Homicide: Life On The Street Season 5 Review

Homicide: Life On The Street Season 5 Review

Hugh K. David returns with his review for Season 5 of “The Best Damn Show On Television”...

Homicide: Life On The Street Season 4 Review

Homicide: Life On The Street Season 4 Review

A full 22 episode order brought with it new characters in place of the old as the writer's pushed <b>Homicide: Life On The Street</b> to new levels in Season 4. Hugh K.David takes in the A&E DVD release in his continuing series of reviews...