Anton van Beek

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Anton van Beek  |  Mar 22, 2018  |  0 comments

The creepy doll from The Conjuring is back and the good news is that this new movie represents a vast step up in quality over the previous solo outing.

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 20, 2018  |  0 comments

As far as comic book superheroes go, Spider-Man ranks right up there alongside Superman and Batman when it comes to name recognition. Yet unlike those DC heroes, if you discount theatrically-released re-edits of the '70s TV series, rights issues meant that Marvel's webslinger had to wait until the start of the 21st century to make his bigscreen debut.

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 18, 2018  |  0 comments

When the dying driver of a crashed car tells the five motorists who stopped to help him about $350,000 in stolen cash that is buried near the Mexican border, it kicks off a madcap dash across the US by any means possible to recover the money.

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 16, 2018  |  0 comments

It begins with a small group of British soldiers walking through a seemingly deserted French town while pieces of paper declaring 'We surround you!' fall around them. Suddenly, shots ring out and they are sent running for their lives, scrambling over walls and through gardens until only one survivor, Tommy (Fionn Whitehead), emerges onto a beach alongside thousands of fellow troops waiting to be evacuated.

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 14, 2018  |  0 comments

'I'll see you again in 25 years,' said Laura Palmer to FBI Agent Dale Cooper in 1991 during what appeared to be the final ever episode of Twin Peaks. But she clearly knew what she was talking about, as here we are some 26 years later (okay, Laura was one year out) and co-writers David Lynch and Mark Frost have returned with 18 new episodes of the show.

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 12, 2018  |  0 comments

'Please make me a handsome Tokyo boy in my next life!' cries country girl Mitsuha, frustrated at her rural village existence. Clearly, nobody ever told her to be careful what you wish for, as Mitsuha wakes up one morning to find herself occupying the body of city boy Taki. Similarly, for reasons he can't fathom, Taki finds himself occupying Mitsuha's body.

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 08, 2018  |  0 comments

Hammer's fourth and final Mummy movie dispenses with the bandage-clad baddy altogether in favour of a buxom Egyptian queen preserved in a state of suspended animation as she awaits her rebirth.

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 04, 2018  |  0 comments

Following four years of incarceration in an asylum for the criminally insane, wheelchair-bound Nica (Fiona Dourif) has finally accepted that she murdered her family (see 2014's Curse of Chucky) and that Chucky was nothing more than a symbol of her psychosis. But when her doctor brings in an old Good Guy doll to aid with her therapy, it isn't long before the killing starts again.

Anton van Beek  |  Feb 26, 2018  |  0 comments

While the huge influence his Night of the Living Dead/Dawn of the Dead/Day of the Dead trilogy had on horror cinema ensures that the late George A. Romero will always be remembered as the 'father of the zombie film', his 40-year career as a filmmaker understandably dealt with more than just the undead.

Anton van Beek  |  Feb 24, 2018  |  0 comments

Following a lengthy gap with no new UK releases, fans of Hammer Studios' classic output are currently enjoying a Blu-ray bonanza. First came four solo titles from Studiocanal (Blood from the Mummy's Tomb, Demons of the Mind, Fear in the Night and Scars of Dracula), and now we have the first in a series of four volumes of Hammer boxsets planned by indie label Indicator.

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