PS3 Review: Mafia II

PS3 Review: Mafia II
The streets teem with people, while apartment building hallways house loitering couples, snooping landladies and cops banging on doors. From the stunningly-designed neighbourhoods which brim with diverse character, the staggering attention to detail paid to everything from street signs, clothing and vehicles...

DVD Review: Hunter Prey

DVD Review: Hunter Prey
A military ship carrying a dangerous alien captive crash-lands on an uncharted, barren desert planet. The prisoner escapes during the crash, leaving the three surviving members of the commando team stranded with orders to capture the fleeing alien alive at all costs. With dwindling resources, harsh terrain...

DVD Review: The 7th Dimension

DVD Review: The 7th Dimension
It’s Hollyoaks horror by way of The DaVinci Code as a duo of beautiful young college students get roped into a night of sci-fi, psychics and psychos...

DVD Review: The Blackout (2009)

DVD Review: The Blackout (2009)
The Blackout’s narrative is a cacophony of baffling, half-written nonsense. Parents send their child alone to explore a dingy, darkened basement to retrieve their Christmas present(!). Monsters somehow emit an elecromagnetic field which kills the city’s power, but only causes flashlights to...

DVD Review: Meat Grinder

DVD Review: Meat Grinder
Meat Grinder’s entire marketing campaign has been the standard for anything even close to the ‘gore porno’ sub-genre: plenty of comparisons to Saw and the usual hearty cries of “most violent movie ever!”. Sadly, to willingly compare Tiwa Moeithaisong’s film to Saw is to do...

PSP Review: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona

PSP Review: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona
Atlus’ added makeover may not be the full facelift it could have used, but the necessary nips and tucks mean that Western fans of the series are finally getting a great game in its complete and faithful form, and one well worth their time...

Competition: Identity on DVD

Competition: Identity on DVD
To celebrate ITV DVD’s release of Brit cop drama miniseries Identity on DVD, we have 3 copies to give away to lucky readers...

DVD Review: Lymelife

DVD Review: Lymelife
Boasting a cast of real, substantial and fascinatingly flawed characters brought to life through a collection of exceptional performances, Lymelife is by equal measure darkly comic and oddly touching – a bittersweet jolt of indie movie magic...

Blu-Review: When You’re Strange: A Film About The Doors

Blu-Review: When You’re Strange: A Film About The Doors
Fans will certainly want to check out the film for the unearthed, restored footage, but it’s a documentary that will prove most worthwhile for those previously unfamiliar with The Doors...

Hands-On Preview: Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep (PSP)

It remains to be seen whether the game’s plot will come together cohesively to form a satisfying whole, but so far Birth By Sleep is proving to be exactly what fans should want: a new Kingdom Hearts game that entirely captures the spirit, magic and gameplay of the first two games they played and loved...

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