Blu-ray Review: The Guyver (1991)

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The Guyver BR CoverDistributor: Arrow Video

BBFC Classification: 15

Director: Screaming Mad George & Steve Wang

Starring: Mark Hamill, Michael Berryman, Greg Joung Paik, Jimmie Walker, Peter Spellos, David Gale, Spice Williams, Jack Armstrong, Vivian Wu, Linnea Quigley, Jeffrey Combs

Based on the Manga series of the same name, 1991’s The Guyver is a bizarre movie about a young man named Sean Barker (Jack Armstrong – Student Bodies) who discovers ‘The Unit’, an alien artefact that morphs the body of whoever wears it with alien DNA to make them into a half-breed super soldier. The Unit was stolen from the sinister Chronos Corporation by their employee Dr. Tetsu Segawa (Greg Joung Paik – Crash) so Chronos’ president Fulton Balcus (David Gale – Re-Animator) sent Continue reading

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DVD Review: The Devil’s Rejects (2005)

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The Devil's Rejects DVD CoverDistributor: Momentum Pictures

BBFC Classification: 18

Director: Rob Zombie

Starring: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, Ken Foree, William Forsythe, Michael Berryman, Danny Trejo, Geoffrey Lewis, Leslie Easterbrook, Lew Temple, P.J. Soles, Brian Posehn, Steve Railsback

Ploughing a different furrow from his 2003 cult hit House of 1000 Corpses – a movie that was basically The Texas Chain Saw Massacre with added weirdness – director Rob Zombie has revised his characters and held back on the spooky undertones for the more depraved sequel.

Set a few months after the events of …Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects begins with the local police force surrounding the home of the very dysfunctional Firefly ‘family’. Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie) and Otis (Bill Moseley) escape, Continue reading