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 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… 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 that seems to be in direct contradiction to the make-up of the general population. Wasn’t […]

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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 analysis, it’s amazing how many movies continue to sneak out onto disc with little fanfare […]

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DTV Junkyard 95

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… Two films into the career of the Piccolo brothers, Maurizio and Roberto, and I must admit I wasn’t really overly enamoured by what I’d seen so far. I found both The Hounds (2011) and Evil Souls (2015) to be […]

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DTV Junkyard 94

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… A new film from the director of the Hammer classic Vampire Circus (1972)? Indeed, the now Octogenarian filmmaker, Robert Young, who directed among other things Fierce Creatures (1997), the criminally underseen Captain Jack (1999), and co-lensed The Ninja Squad (1986) with […]

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DTV Junkyard 92

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… Welcome to this weeks’ edition of 4Digital roulette, where the veteran British distro release another horror-themed curiosity with a virginal IMDb page. Their latest title is the frequently frustrating Italy-lensed DTV’er DARK SILENCE, or The Blind King as it […]

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DTV Junkyard 91

Dave Wain’s essential breakdown of this week’s cavalcade of straight-to-disc treats. Step inside the DTV Junkyard… If I devoted the intro to DTV Junkyard as a love letter to my favourite zombie movies of all time, then chances are I’d still be waxing lyrical until next weeks’ edition. I must add though, that of late, […]

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