Tag: Brian May

James Herbert’s The Survivor (1981)

James Herbert’s The Survivor (1981)

March 14, 2017 | By

Review of David Hemmings and Anthony Ginnane’s 1981 film version of James Herbert’s plane crash thriller The Survivor, new on Blu from Severin Films, plus some bitching about the lack of a definitive Blu-ray edition of The Lighthorsemen (1987).

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BR: Survivor, The (1981)

BR: Survivor, The (1981)

March 14, 2017 | By

Riding on the unlikely international success of the somewhat supernatural thriller Harlequin / Dark Forces (1980), Anthony Ginnane decided to produce an adaptation of James Herbert’s novel – the first time Ginnane gambled on an existing property rather than an original screenplay…

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BR: Turkey Shoot / Escape 2000 (1982)

BR: Turkey Shoot / Escape 2000 (1982)

February 18, 2016 | By

Set in 1995, Turkey Shoot (released as Escape 2000 in America) begins when political activist Paul, lippy knick-knack seller Chris, and ‘whorish’ Jennifer arrive at an Orwellian re-education camp and quickly witness a variety of brutalities inflicted upon attractive inmates by sadistic overlords…

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