Captain America: The First Avenger

(Judge Dredd Megazine, Rebellion) Captain America: The First Avenger is theoretically part of an ongoing story, namely the Marvel superhero films linked by the eyepatched Samuel L. Jackson. A year ago, I complained at length about last year’s Iron Man 2,...

Punishment Park

(Judge Dredd Megazine, Rebellion) Made a decade before Cannibal Holocaust and generations before Blair Witch, Punishment Park is a 1971 mockumentary by the British director Peter Watkins, released as a Blu-ray/DVD by the Eureka label. While it was issued as a...

Earth to Echo

My review of Earth to Echo is on the Empire magazine website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJgIv_hrjdg

The Dark Knight Rises

(SFX Magazine, Future Publishing) We’ve seen many superhero series begin on the big screen. Until this year, though, we hadn’t seen one with a proper ending. That we get one in The Dark Knight Rises testifies to the strength of...

Stake Land

(Judge Dredd Megazine, Rebellion) Stake Land is a zombie apocalypse picture. The undead may burn in the sun, and they may be dispatched by pointy sticks rather than headshots, but the film still belongs on the “Z” side of the library,...