Monthly Archives: December 2010

Class of 2010 – Top Ten Blu-Ray Releases

Another year gone. It has been quite an intense year to say the least. I moved house, dodged redundancy, almost chopped the tip of my finger off and made good progress on my PhD. Over the coming week I will be posting lists of my favourite Blu-Ray… Continue reading

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Alternative Christmas Films

For this year’s Christmas post I thought I would try and produce a list of my favourite alternative Christmas films. By alternative, I mean films that are either set during the Christmas period and are not actually typical Christmas films persay, … Continue reading

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Anger is an energy

My friend Sam is currently producing a documentary on the Public Image Ltd album ‘Album’ and I have been helping him with his research. It has been a long time since I last listened to Album and I forgot just how good it was, particularly the trac… Continue reading

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Size Matters

Before we moved into our new house we both said that we wanted a big television. The owners of our favourite guesthouse in Beer, Devon had Pioneer 50″ Plasma that always impressed us when we stayed there. Unfortunately, Pioneer, arguably the maker… Continue reading

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A Bay of Blood (Mario Bava, 1971) Arrow Blu-Ray

If you told me at the start of the year that I would be watching A BAY OF BLOOD on Blu-Ray in late December I would have said that you were more deranged than the killers found in numerous gialli. And now here I am watching A BAY OF BLOOD in glori… Continue reading

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The Expendables Blu-Ray

I actually enjoyed The Expendables. It is most certainly not a masterpiece of film making but it is switch-the-brain-off fun. I was very happy to receive a free copy of the American Blu-Ray courtesy of Sly himself, via my buddy Simon who happens t… Continue reading

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The iPad

If any readers were wondering about the sudden change in formatting (i.e lack of hyperlinks, italics etc) it is because I am now doing the majority of my posting via the Posterous app on my iPad. As a gift to myself for my 30th birthday I decided … Continue reading

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My best friend’s girl

My buddy Sam has got me listening to this over and over again. Continue reading

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Cult Italian DVD label Raro announces US releases on DVD and Blu-Ray ((tag: Euro-Cult, DVD, releases

Now this is exciting. Just heard that Raro are apparently planning to release some of their catalogue in the US next year on Blu-Ray and DVD.Already announced is Antonioni’s THE VANQUISHED, scheduled for March 15 2010.DVD Aficionado state they wil… Continue reading

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