John Hurt
Hercules [based on the comic]
Hercules dir. Brett Ratnor

Is Hercules the son of Zeus or is he just a man? This film takes a more realistic1 interpretation of […]

Alien

Dir. Ridley Scott

Can you believe that this film is 31 years old? Thirty one years old. That’s as old as I am. And yet it is still as effective as ever. And perfect for the RIP’s Peril on the Screen.

You probably all know the plot; a commercial space vessel’s crew is woken from cryo-sleep midway through their journey home. The ship’s computer has picked up a transmission that may be an SOS call. As they investigate they find an abandoned ship but suffer an attack on a crew member. They retreat to their own ship, carrying their injured member, and ignoring quarantine procedures, they undergo treatment from the science officer. And then things begin to go wrong…

The Skeleton Key

This is supposed to be a horror film, but the only thing horrifing is how bad the film is. Set […]

Hellboy [based on comics]

Before I had heard about this film I had never heard of the comics, never really heard of the character […]

Dogville

This is not a film for everyone, as I watched it quite a few members of the audience left. One […]