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From the Pens of Matty Budrewicz & Dave Wain

DTV Junkyard 102

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… Luca Boni and Marco Ristori have been knee-deep in the murky world of low-rent zombie schlock for the best part of their career, pumping... Continue Reading →

DTV Junkyard 101

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… The inner workings of the film distribution business is an entity that I accept I’ll never understand, with one being how works of genuine... Continue Reading →

DTV Junkyard 100

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… Give us a horror movie with a greasepaint-laden felon, and we’re a contented crowd. CLOWN KILL, the latest low-budgeter with a red-nosed wretch may... Continue Reading →

DTV Junkyard 99

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… So, the last gay lead character in a horror movie was? I’ll wait. I may be waiting a while, because it’s an outrageous oversight... Continue Reading →

Bit Parts & Social Comment: A Look Back at Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993)

Matty revisits William Lustig and Joel Soisson's much-maligned Maniac Cop 3, an unheralded gem of a sequel that's part B-movie thrills and part social commentary. To me, nothing says 'creep' like a well-placed tongue waggle. I'm not entirely sure why, but from Freddy... Continue Reading →

DTV Junkyard 98

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… I fear for them, I really do. I’m talking about the impulse buyer. The person who casually mooches down the DVD aisle in their... Continue Reading →

DTV Junkyard 97: Beaster Special

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… I’m not going to lie, I did take umbrage with a quote on the sleeve of THE BEASTER BUNNY boasting that it was “The... Continue Reading →

DTV Junkyard 96

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… Monday morning in your local supermarket is perfect for a game of DTV roulette. With most box office fare being over-saturated with opinion and... Continue Reading →

The Villain & The Verse: In Conversation with John Marcus Powell

In this exclusive, career-spanning Q&A, Matty catches up with the elusive star of Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor. A trip to Walt Disney's (alleged) cryo chamber aside, few things afford someone immortality as well as horror movies do. Think about it:... Continue Reading →

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