Preview: The Drum (1938) DVD

Alongside Sanders of the River and The Four Feathers, this rip-roaring Technicolor adventure completes what became known as Alexander Korda’s ‘Empire trilogy’, made by London Films in the late 1930s. An unabashed celebration of the British Raj, The Drum made a star of Sabu, the young Indian actor […]

Heroes of Cult: Masaaki Sakai

Masaaki Sakai was born August 6th 1946, he was the son of Shunji Sakai, a famous comedian in Japan, Sakai initially came to fame by fronting the group sounds band The Spiders. This group, formed in 1962, was popular throughout the 1960s; they spawned several hit songs as well as […]

Preview: VIKINGS #1

From the chronicles of the History Channel’s truly epic series Vikings comes a new saga of glory and plunder! Ragnar, Lagertha, Rollo, and their legendary kin sail once more for England and run straight into a shield wall of politics, intrigue, betrayal and, of course, axe-wielding, blood-spraying, sword-swinging […]

Preview: Rough Riders #1

Led by a young Theodore Roosevelt, a motley crew of soon-to-be American legends must work together to solve a mystery that threatens all of existence. Harry Houdini – street magician and master of misdirection. Annie Oakley – a washed-up entertainer, eager for a chance to prove herself in […]

Preview: The Counterfeit Plan (1957) DVD

A classic high-tension thriller directed by Montgomery Tully, this rarely-seen gem features an exceptional trans-Atlantic cast including Zachary Scott (on magnificently sinister form as a brutal master-criminal), Mervyn Johns, noir heroine Peggie Castle, fan favourite Lee Patterson and British screen spiv Sydney Tafler. The Counterfeit Plan is featured […]

Preview: OVER THE GARDEN WALL #1

Pat McHale’s Over the Garden Wall aired as Cartoon Network’s first-ever original animated miniseries and has continued gathering fans ever since. The great response to our one-shot and follow-up limited series prompted us to return to the eerie Unknown for more stories in this new, ongoing series! We’re […]