Two childhood friends, trained in deadly martial arts, are the only survivors of a massacre. When one of them stumbles into a portal to Hell, the lord of the underworld grants him magical powers and an opportunity for revenge if he allows nine demons (essentially eight hyperactive children and a vampy woman) to enter his body.
A lovely, touching film that manages to indulge in samurai swordplay AND emotional issues about generation gaps and growing old – as well as deftly satirising movie production in Japan.
Joel Edgerton literally does it all in this anxiety-inducing thriller. It’s somewhat of a concept piece, with the conceit whereby a figure from the past re-emerges in order to make one reassess the status of your present state. At 108 minutes it never outstays it’s welcome and will leave many wishing there was more to follow in the form a finite resolution. It ends in delicious, if horrific ambiguity.
One of the most feared men in home entertainment history is making his long awaited return to the streets of Essex when RISE OF THE FOOTSOLDIER 2 is released in cinemas in late December and on demand and Blu-ray and DVD from December 26th courtesy of Signature Entertainment.
The Mini-Avengers see if they can lift Mini-Thor’s hammer! When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the villainous Ultron. Avengers: Age of Ultron is out now on 3D/2D Blu-ray, Digital...