Feature: 80 Years of Hammer: Dracula: Prince Of Darkness (1966)

Dracula prince of darkness

80 Years Of Hammer is a new feature which takes a look at some of the films made by the Hammer company;  one of the most successful production organisations in the history of British cinema. 2014 marks the 80th anniversary of their existence. Many people believe Hammer simply made horror movies, but their output was much more diverse than that. In the series, we aim to look at... Read More

Gather Round The Tele: The Point (1971)

The Point

Gather Round The Tele – the feature that looks at family movies – continues with Tim Wickens looking at The Point starring Ringo Starr and Paul Frees. For those who thought H.R. Pufnstuf was the only trippy (possibly) LSD induced children’s movie/program, think again. Singer songwriter Harry Nilsson openly admitted that he came up with The Point whilst on the drug.... Read More

Feature: Next Gen Games

It has not been long since the E3 convention. The world’s largest gaming convention, as always, has set pulses racing in the gaming world especially as it gave us a further insight to the true might of the next generation consoles. So what games can we look forward to in the next 12 months?  The Avengers: Age of Ultron The first movie was released in 2012 but due to the closure... Read More

DVD Review: Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

Remo Williams

Jonathon Dabell takes a look at Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins starring Fred Ward, Joel Grey and Wilford Brimley. Available on Blu-ray Special Edition from Monday July 7th, 2014. Screenwriter Christopher Wood (who wrote the Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker) and director Guy Hamilton (who helmed the Bond films Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live And Let Die and... Read More

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture: Humanoids From The Deep (1980)

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This Is Not A Woman’s Picture continues with Dawn Dabell looking at Humanoids From The Deep, starring Ann Turkel and Doug McClure. During the heyday of exploitation B-movies, genre-maestro Roger Corman produced Humanoids From The Deep (1980). Though not the most exploitative ‘anti-female’ movie to be analyzed in this series, it nevertheless warrants examination. Especially... Read More

Cinema Review: 3 Days To Kill

3 Days to kill

Leon Nicholson takes a look at 3 Days To Kill starring Kevin Costner, Connie Nielsen and Amber Heard. Currently on General Release at UK Cinemas. 3 Days to Kill is earmarked as Kevin Costner’s comeback movie. In a nutshell Costner deserves better but the silver lining is that it could have been a hell of a lot worse. Costner plays Ethan, a CIA Agent on a mission to capture The... Read More

Cinema Review: Next Goal Wins

Thomas Rongen

With the FIFA World Cup nearly upon us, Simon Collings takes a look at football documentary Next Goal Wins directed by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison. On April 11th 2001, the American Samoan national football team travelled to New South Wales to take on Australia in a qualifying match for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.  The result ended in a 31-0 loss for South Pacific islanders – a... Read More

Cinema Review: Maleficent

Maleficent

FMV Magazine’s Jonathon Dabell takes a look at Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie and Sharlto Copley. Currently on General Release at UK Cinemas. Maleficent is yet another entry in the recent spate of subverted fairy-tales, coming on the heels of films like Mirror, Mirror; Snow White And The Huntsman, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Red Riding Hood and Jack The Giant Slayer.... Read More

Feature: This Is Not A Woman’s Picture! – Corruption (1968)

Corruption

FMV Magazine welcomes Dawn Dabell who introduces ‘This Is Not a Woman’s Picture’, the first in a new series which looks at movies that have been ignored by female audiences. This article is the first in a series by me – Dawn – a female writer looking at films which, traditionally, have been shunned by female viewers.  There is a notion that exploitation... Read More

Feature: Gather Round The Tele – Fat Albert

Fat Al

FMV Magazine welcomes Tim Wickens who introduces ‘Gather Round The Tele’, the first in a new series which looks at family movies. Many will look in shock and disbelief; some will make exclamations but those of you who have children, as I do, will understand ( I write this review while my son Stephen is sick with a strep throat). Being one of his favorite films, we sat down... Read More