Review Archive: Z

Zabriskie Point

Mike Sutton looks at the R1 Warner DVD of Antonioni's hallucinatory trip into the American desert.

Zachariah

Anthony Nield has reviewed the Region 2 release of Zachariah, precursor to Alex Cox's Straight to Hell and proof that El Topo wasn't the only undefinable western of the early seventies.

Zaion (I Wish You Were Here) Volume 1: Epidemic

A deadly virus threatens to wipe out mankind and only a team of young soldiers and a sixteen year old girl can stop it. Kev takes a look at volume 1 of ADV's release of this OVA mini series.

Zaion (I Wish You Were Here) Volume 2: Devastation

Kev reviews Volume 2 of this four part series from ADV.

Zardoz

Mike Sutton has reviewed the Region 1 DVD release of Zardoz

Zatoichi

Noel Megahey reviews the Artificial Eye Region 2 release of Takeshi Kitano's Zatoichi - a blind masseur and lethal samurai swordsman dispenses justice to the gangsters of a small town.

Zatoichi

'Beat' Takeshi resurrects Zatoichi for a new generation. Is it any good? Why yes, yes it is.

Zatoichi: Collectors' Edition

Noel Megahey reviews the Collectors' Edition of Takeshi Kitano's Zatoichi, which in addition to some very nicely packaged items and a second disc of extra features, has an improved transfer of the film with a powerful DTS soundtrack. Released 24 January 2005.

Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman

The final of Shintaro Katsu's Zatoichi films makes it's way to DVD in the uk courtesy of Arrow. John White watches the flashing blade and lives to tell the tale.

Zatoichi The Outlaw

Eamonn McCusker has reviewed the Region 2 release of Zatoichi The Outlaw. Zatoichi means Ichi the Masseur but there's very little massage and a lot of swordplay in this samurai film from an epic series.

Zeoraima: Project Hades

Before EVA there was Project Hades! So say Manga for their latest Mech series of old. Available to own on DVD now.

Zero Effect

Kim Wolstenholme has reviewed the Region 1 release of Zero Effect. This was the feature film debut for writer / director Jake Kasdan, who managed to deliver a personal take on the age old detective story.

Zero Hour!

Almost as funny as Airplane!, the film it unwittingly inspired...

Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs

Miki Sugimoto, in one of her most famous roles, stars in this cult 70's exploitation flick - out on DVD now care of newbies Discotek Media.

Zhang Yimou's Blood Simple

The Coen brother's debut as re-imagined by Zhang Yimou. Yes, really.......

Zhou Yu's Train

Noel Megahey has reviewed the Hong Kong Region 0 release of the Chinese romantic and poetic melodrama Zhou Yu's Train. Gong Li stars as Zhou Yu, a woman torn between two lovers, who travels the long journey across the lush Northern Chinese countryside that separates them.

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

17 cameras follow every movement of Zinédine Zidane over the course of one football match, to create a real-time modern portrait of one of the world's greatest footballers. The inevitable question arises - is it Art or Match of the Day? Noel Megahey is not convinced.

Zift

An impressive crime drama out of Bulgaria lumbered with a less than impressive disc.

Zodiac

Courtesy of CD-Wow, Mike Sutton takes a look at the Paramount Region 1 release of David Fincher's ambitious thriller.

Zodiac

Released tomorrow in the UK, Michael Mackenzie has reviewed Warner's Region 2 release of Zodiac, David Fincher's serial killer thriller based on the real-life late 60s murders.

Zombeak!

Can bargain basement poultry-themed horror deliver anything new to the table? Mark Lee reviews, att...

Zombie Creeping Flesh

Michael Brooke has reviewed the Region 0 release of Zombie Creeping Flesh, a quite stupefyingly appalling Italian cannibal zombie gut-muncher given a DVD that's frankly much better than it deserves. And yes, that's despite it being non-anamorphic and cropped!

Zombie Hotel: It's Alright We Don't Bite!

The Addams Family meets Fawlty Towers in this tale of the undead operating a hotel...

Zombie Strippers

What is it with zombie stripper movies lately? Kev takes a look as porn stars go bad.

Zombie Transfusion

Shot on a meagre budget with an ill-conceived plot and some questionable performances, Zombie Transf...

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