The Junkyard Vault

DTV Junkyard: Bastion of the maligned and champion of the neglected. With a clear remit that stipulates no screeners, no favours, and no kowtowing to film companies, the Junkyard was established in January 2015 to provide spin-free opinion on the UK’s direct-to-video industry. Here’s a handy index to discover each of the 327 schlocky delights […]

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DTV Junkyard 113

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… It’s less than a thousand days since the first Robert movie entered the home entertainment world (937 to be exact), and here we are already with the UK release of the third sequel. Surely this is the fastest franchise […]

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Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… ‘Tis the season to dust off those seasonal slashers and killer Krampii to curate a December packed with all your Christmas favourites. There was a real Post-Millennium lull of new festive frights to mix in with the classics, but […]

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Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… After last weeks’ Andrew Jones / Steve Lawson love-in, I thought I’d turn my attention towards Steven M. Smith, another British indie filmmaker who has a similarly prolific output. I must be honest though, I’ve not yet enjoyed anything […]

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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 out a glut of Italian-lensed z-grade ode’s to the undead like Eaters (2011), Apocalypse Z […]

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Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… I actually remember Benjamin Cooper’s directorial debut quite vividly, in all its Film 2000 big box VHS glory. Set against the backdrop of a nuclear war, The Omega Diary was a cool little indie made for chump change that […]

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