Thomas Hellier

The Universe in 3D Review

The Universe in 3D Studio: History Channel Publisher: Beyond Home Entertainment Format: Blu Ray Release Date: 3rd, December 2012 Price: $30.00 – Available Here Overview With the History Channel constantly being derided for putting up content like Swamp People it must be a relief they’ve returned to science education for this series, right? Well, no. This level of speculative infotainme...

Godzilla Millennium Series Boxset Review

Godzilla Millennium Series Boxset Studio: Toho Co. Publisher: Madman Entertainment Format: DVD Release Date:  Price: $39.95 – Available Here Overview Godzilla will be a timeless icon for both cinema and the anti-nuclear movement. Few blockbusters strike that balance between being special effects bonanzas and having a thematic thread that actually has something to say. Godzilla as a cinema fr...

Lady Snowblood I & II Review

Lady Snowblood I & II Studio: Toho Co. Publisher: Madman Entertainment Format: DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2013 Price: $19.95 – Available Here Overview It’s impossible to talk about Lady Snowblood these days without mentioning Kill Bill and that’s a crying shame. Not only is Lady Snowblood the superior film, watching it makes Kill Bill look like no more than a ruthless knock-o...

The Best of Rocko’s Modern Life Season 3 Review

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The Best of Rocko’s Modern Life Season 3 Studio: Nickelodeon Publisher: Beyond Home Entertainment Format: DVD Release Date: 5th June 2013 Price: $19.98 – Available Here Overview Many consider Rocko’s Modern Life to be Ren & Stimpy lite. Having taken the opportunity to go back to my childhood and re-watch some of the best moments from the 3rd season, nothing could be further f...

UFC Ultimate Knockouts 8 Review

UFC Ultimate Knockouts 8 Studio: Zuffa Publisher: Beyond Home Entertainment Format: DVD  Release Date: 1 May 2013 Price: $6.29 – Available Here Overview Can I say anything more insightful about this DVD beyond reading out the title? Not really, it turns out. Whether that’s an issue for you or not depends on how much pleasure you derive from watching people get knocked out. There’...

Charles Bronson Triple Pack Review

Charles Bronson Triple Pack Studio: Chartoff-Winkler Productions, Mirisch Corporation & Golden Harvest Company Publisher: Beyond Home Entertainment Format: DVD Release Date: 5th June 203 Price: $12.98 – Available Here Overview Charles Bronson isn’t just a man’s man, he was your grandfather’s idea of a man’s man. Charles Bronson is from an era where you weren’...

Microsoft Shows Dark Souls II Footage at E3

E3 is already promising to dish out the punishment with footage from Namco Bandai‘s Dark Souls II. A new boss battle displays classic Souls levels of punishment, standing stories above the player. Enemy encounters displayed the same ferocity you would expect but other than the boss none of them were actually engaged. It’s a short glimpse but worth checking out below if you’re wai...

Saints Row IV Box Art Reveal and Video Series

Saints Row, as a franchise, has matured a lot to gain its own identity. Ironically, they did this by becoming so immature that the game stood out from other GTA clones. When the game was announced fans were ecstatic that the crazy levels were being bumped up yet another notch. The drip feed of info after the first reveal has been consistently freakish. Today Deep Silver brings us another lump of i...

Sanctum 2 Review

  Sanctum 2 Developer: Coffee Stain Studios Publisher: Coffee Stain Studios Platforms:  PC (reviewed), Xbox, PS3 Release Date: 15 May 2013 Price: $14.99 – Available Here (Steam) – 1200 MSP Available Here (XBLA) Overview In the crowded FPS and Tower Defence markets, it can be hard to stand out. Sanctum 2 manages this feat simply by being a clever mix of the two with tonnes of polis...

Batman: Arkham Origins Official Trailer Plus New Playable Character

The Arkham franchise set a new standard for video game adaptations. Christopher Nolan struggled to explore Batman’s relationships with other people with as much clarity as the previous two games did. Even the voice actor who plays Batman has a following. Today Warner Bros Interactive and DC have given us another reason to get excited about this universe again. The trailer shows us a new vill...

Aussie Comedy Save Your Legs Coming to Small Screen

Aussie cricket comedy Save Your Legs distributed by Madman Films is finally coming to the small screen. Managing to muster together Brendan Cowell, Stephen Curry and Damon Gameau, Save Your Legs follows a few mates to India on an amateur cricket tour. Conflict arises when Teddy gets frustrated that his friends seem to enjoy hanging out in India rather than playing cricket. Trying to hold everyone ...

Black Ops II Uprising DLC now available on PS3 & PC

Have you been waiting with baited breath for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Uprising? Xbox owners have already had their grimy hands on the pack for a while and now other platforms can get in on the love. This slab of DLC is more than just a lump of maps. Not to say there aren’t maps, this package includes 4 new multiplayer arenas. From the volcanically active Magma to the Glastonbury with guns l...

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