Saturday night horror done with the usual Sam Raimi tongue-in-cheek. Never sacrifices scares.
Drag Me to Hell
(2009) Starring:Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver Director:Sam Raimi Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
A loan officer (Lohman), ordered to evict an old woman from her home, finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try to save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to breaking point.
Mickey Rourke puts in a perfect performance of pathos as a washed up wrestler.
(2008) Starring:Mickey Rourke, Ernest Miller, Marisa Tomei Director:Darren Aronofsky Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
The wrestler is the story of retired professional wrestler, Randy "The Ram" Robinson, making his way through the independent circuit, trying to get back in the game for one final showdown with his former rival.
(2007) Starring:Maria Lanau, Carlos Lasarte, Pep Sais Director:Jaume Balaguero, Paco Plaza Certificate:
While covering the night shift at a small-town fire department, an ambitious young television reporter (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman follow the crew on a call to rescue an elderly woman unable to escape the inferno that is consuming her home. Upon their arrival at the scene, the calm midnight ..read more »
Horror comedy that is both scary and funny. ZomCom genre-defining
Shaun of the Dead
(2004) Starring:Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield Director:Edgar Wright Certificate:
On Friday, Shaun is in a rut. At 29, he's coasted through life--and still hasn't gotten very far, usually winding up at the local pub, the Winchester. His roommate Ed looks up to him--when he can take his eyes off the TV, that is. Liz is re-evaluating their relationship, particularly after Shaun ..read more »
Director Guillermo del Toro creates a world of beautifully creative monsters that are like art. Then gets Hellboy to smash the place up.
Hellboy 2 - The Golden Army
(2007) Starring:Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair Director:Guillermo del Toro Certificate:
Second big screen outing for the popular cult superhero Hellboy (Ron Perlman), who originally appeared in Mike Mignola's Dark Horse comic series. In this highly acclaimed instalment, the mythical world starts an uprising against humanity in a bid to take over the Earth, and Hellboy and his team are ..read more »
I was gripped by Johnny Depp's character's inability to grow up and the problems that caused with the adult world.
(2004) Starring:Dustin Hoffman, Kate Winslet, Kate Winslet Director:Marc Forster Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
It all begins as successful Scottish playwright J.M. Barrie watches his latest play open to a ho-hum reaction among the polite society of Edwardian England. A literary genius of his times but bored by the same old themes, Barrie is clearly in need of some serious inspiration. Unexpectedly, he finds ..read more »