Category Archives: Reviews

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Rogue Trooper Redux

A Conversation About Rogue Trooper Redux

2000 A.D.’s iconic, blue-skinned genetic infantryman returns in an old-new adventure, but has his digital makeover done him any favours? Andy and Rob head to Nu-Earth to join in the war between the Norts and the Southers, and along the way they’ll try to figure

The General

In 2016, Eureka re-issued their wonderful collection of Buster Keaton shorts and in that not only can you find the genesis of big-screen comedy, you can also find the work of a man experimenting with effects and stunt work decades ahead of its time. Two

Sherlock Jr

The shortest of Buster Keaton’s features, the 45-minute Sherlock Jr. is only five minutes longer than the Oscars’ stated limit for short films (not that they existed back then). It had been conceived and shot as a six-reel feature, but Keaton deleted two of those

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Blue Reflection

A Conversation About Blue Reflection

Magical girls are a staple in anime and manga, but they’re not very common in video game circles. But is that all about to change? Mark and Rob return to discuss Blue Reflection: Sword of the Girl Who Dances in Illusions (which is better known

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Stardew Valley

A Conversation About Stardew Valley

Mark and Rob get away from all of the frenetic, fast-paced video games and treat themselves to a bit of the simple life. But where do you go when you want to do a bit of farming, grow some crops, go fishing, woo the locals

Witchhammer

Reality is something to be surpassed in horror. The promotional line of being based on a ‘true story’ is something which is used as a basic inspiration point as illustrated by the original Amityville and Conjuring movies or the countless identikit exorcism films using this

Manina, the Lighthouse-Keeper’s Daughter

Let’s get the big issue out of the way first: Eureka’s new Blu-Ray release of Manina, the Lighthouse-Keeper’s Daughter by Willy Rozier boasts the most unexpected and delightful extra feature of the year. It actually pertains not to the title feature, but to another Rozier

Body Heat

Body Heat opens on the scene of a distant burning restaurant as a witness, Ned Racine (William Hurt), watches from a bedroom window. As a kid, his family were regular diners there. Now, he sardonically speculates that the arsonist is one of his corrupt clients.

The Geek Show - A Conversation About The Evil Within 2

A Conversation About The Evil Within 2

The Robs return for another chat, and this time they’re talking about The Evil Within 2. With plenty of input from Shinji Mikami – who directed the first game, the sequel sees players taking on the role of depressed Detective Sebastian Castellanos, who must work

A Clockwork Orange

I guess A Clockwork Orange is something akin to a movie buff’s ‘Where were you when Kennedy was shot?’ moment. Every self-respecting film devotee from the UK is likely to recall the first time they watched Stanley Kubrick’s controversial masterpiece and, if you’re of a