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Marv, Sin City 2, and the end of a movie franchise?

Robert Zak Feature Sep 1, 2014

Did Sin City: A Dame To Kill For rely too much on Mickey Rourke's character, Marv? Robert offers his spoiler-filled view...

The Double DVD review

Robert Zak Review Aug 18, 2014

Richard Ayoade's murky, surreal comedy drama The Double arrives on disc. Here's Robert's review of a fascinating film...

Absentia Blu-ray review

Robert Zak Review Aug 1, 2014

Before Oculus, director Mike Flanagan made Absentia. Here's Rob's review of an effectively creepy horror...

Thunderbolt And Lightfoot Blu-ray review

Robert Zak Review Jul 7, 2014

Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges' on-screen meet-up gets a Blu-ray release...

Wolfenstein: New Order and Nazis in videogames

Robert Zak Feature Jun 20, 2014

Nazis have long been villains in videogames, but isn't it about time we saw a more subtle treatment of a dark moment in history?

Can The Last Tinker revive the 3D platformer?

Robert Zak Feature May 16, 2014

3D platform games seem archaic now, but thanks to The Last Tinker, we might soon see a revival of the genre...

Daylight videogame review

Robert Zak Review Apr 30, 2014

Helpless horror games like Daylight are designed to be torturous experiences... but has it got anything to offer besides scares?

Why horror needs to regain its wit

Robert Zak Feature Feb 20, 2014

Recent horror movies have taken a sombre tone, trying to scare us with true stories and bleak endings. But where's the fun gone?

Christian Bale: screen legend?

Robert Zak Feature Jan 24, 2014

As Christian Bale puts in a startling performance in American Hustle, Robert looks at how the actor's grown into a great character actor...