Blu-ray Review: ‘Motel Hell’

★★★☆☆ English director Kevin Connor’s schlock comedy Motel Hell (1980) is perhaps best remembered for providing two of horror cinema’s catchiest tag-lines – “Meat’s meat, and a man’s gotta eat” and “It takes all kinda critters to make Farmer Vincent’s fritters”. However these expressions uttered by the film’s protagonist and Continue Reading

DVD Review: ‘Bullhead’

★★★★☆ When critics talk of works of cinema where “testosterone oozes from the screen”, they’re usually describing some machismo-laden action flick. That same terminology feels perfectly apt for Michaël R. Roskam’s Belgian crime yarn Bullhead (Rundskop, 2011), although it exists as a literal interpretation here, particularly in the case of Continue Reading