DVD Review: Posse (1975)

Kirk Douglas tried his hand at directing in the mid-1970s, first with the jovial adventure-western Peg Leg, Musket & Sabre (1973). Following its poor reception, he made a second attempt, this time with the grittier revisionist-western, Posse, that’s returned to DVD in Australia through Shock Entertainment under the label’s ‘Hollywood Gold Series’. Howard Nightingale (Kirk […]

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DVD Review: Hang ‘Em High (1968)

Clint Eastwood’s first Hollywood western follows upon the actor’s whirlwind success in Sergio Leone’s “Dollars” trilogy, delivering a hard-fought story of vengeance and justice set in the Oklahoma Territory of 1889. Directed by workhorse film and television director, Ted Post, Hang ‘Em High is out now on DVD from Umbrella Entertainment, in which innocent man,

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Review: Freaks (2019)

Out now on a limited theatrical run through Icon Film Distribution Australia, independent sci-fi thriller, Freaks, plunges viewers into a seemingly normal world that a little girl is desperate to discover, but cannot escape her father’s protective and paranoid control. With a vague title like Freaks, there are countless scenarios that could allude to the

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Blu-ray Review: Chappaquiddick (2017)

Derived from the Native American word “cheppiaquidne”, meaning “separated island”, Chappaquiddick is a common word in the vocabulary of American politics, one synonymous with scandal. On the night of July 18th, 1969, Senator Ted Kennedy was involved in a fatal car accident on Chappaquiddick island, Massachusetts, which claimed the life of 28-year-old campaign strategist, Mary

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