Review: Blood and Bone [2009] - dir. Ben Ramsey

The last time 'urban' cinema had an authentic martial arts hero was in the 1970's in the 'super-fly' form of Jim Brown, for the past three decades 'chop-socky' action movies have been the exclusive preserve of caucasian or asian protagonists... until now! Finally this under achieving niche has a saviour in the majestic shape of 'Black Dynamite' himself Michael Jai White, and with Blood and Bone his martial arts credentials assertively ascribe him to the pantheon of golden age masters like Seagal, Van Damme & their breed.

Interview: Amber Moelter of ALM Talkies

Born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and raised in the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities, Minnesota Amber performed as an actor, dancer, and singer in America, Australia, Asia, and Europe. She trained at the Academy of Arts, QUT in Brisbane, Australia in Contemporary Dance and later at London Studio Centre, attaining a BA Honors in Theatre Dance (Musical Theatre). While in London she acted in various shorts, pilots, and features including the leading roles in TrashHouse and Cross-Eyed Waltz

Review: The Hurt Locker [2009] - dir. Kathryn Bigelow

It's been too many years since we last saw the words "Directed by Kathryn Bigelow", and I'm ecstatic to say they make a more than desirable homecoming with The Hurt Locker. Based on a script by Mark Boal, a former journalist who was assigned to a bomb squad in postwar Iraq, the consequent tale revolves around Jeremy Renner as Will James, a cavalier bomb disposal technician who seems to have an indubitable rogue streak fused to a terminal death wish, much to the consternation of his time weary comrades Sandborne (Anthony Mackie) and Eldritch (Brian Geraghty).

News: Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade Of Cartoon Comedy - Lands on DVD & BluRay 25th January

From the creator of Family Guy and the co-creator of American Dad, comes a brand-new animated series of pop culture parodies, skewered stories and fabulously filthy fun nuggets. Uncensored, uninhibited and unbelievably hilarious, Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy is brimming with raunchy, twisted humour you can’t see on television anywhere and is available to buy on DVD from 25 January by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

News: MESRINE: Killer Instinct & Public Enemy No. 1 - Released on Blu-ray and DVD 25th January

César Award winner Vincent Cassel (Eastern Promises, Oceans Thirteen) and Academy Award nominee Gerard Depardieu (The Man in the Iron Mask, Cyrano de Bergerac) star in the critically acclaimed, award winning double feature MESRINE: KILLER INSTINCT and MESRINE PUBLIC ENEMY NO 1 a lavish gangster biopic released together as a two disc special edition DVD set and single Blu-Ray disc on 25 January 2010 by Momentum Pictures.