One of my most cherished childhood birthday presents was a collector’s edition of Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth, complete with handsome ink illustrations. It was given to me by intrepid relatives who g...
[rating:3.5/5] Sometimes what seems dead has a way of being revived again over time. This could be the theme of James Watkins’ The Woman In Black, which does a hat trick of refurbishing the reputation of Hammer studios, ...
PCN RATING: Let’s hear it for Paul Giamatti. Is there anyone else who can take self-loathing schlubs and make them as dimensional, as sympathetic or as likable? Certainly the actor has got his work cut out for him ...
William Malone's 'Parasomnia' is a visually inventive throwback to the fiendishly goofy and imaginative horror thrillers of the 1980s.
Never heard of 'Thicker than Water'? This dark indie drama has the cure for Meyer's lightweight vampirism
The Silence of Lorna is an elegant and observant character piece from the Dardenne Brothers, who previously brought us the classic,The Son
Basil Rathbone and Boris Karloff find themselves being outacted by Bela Lugosi's Igor in 1939's 'Son of Frankenstein'
In anticipation of 'Ip Man 2', PCN returns to the 2009 original, one of the best of the modern martial arts films.
More than one ugly mother! Grab a look at the latest monsters from the upcoming horror thriller 'Predators'
PCN's Summer Flashback enters 1997 with a look back at little seen Brit indie 'Twin Town'
Another stellar example of the Korean film scene, 'Daytime' is an often funny, always observant peek into the culture of sul drinking.
Entomologist turned filmmaker, Jessica Oreck casts a patient, reverent eye towards creepy crawlies in 'Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo'
Vincenzo Natali follows up his successful thrillers Cube and Cypher with Splice, a muddled cross pollination of monster movies and sci-fi morality fables.