In Review: Spiders (2013) on Blu-ray

by Mark Searby 14 October 2013

Killer spiders! Killer spiders! Killer spiders! That’s the selling point of this film and power to the makers for just deciding that all they need to make this film interesting.

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In Review: Sharknado on DVD

by Danielle Richardson 7 October 2013

I’m sure we’ve all idly wondered whether a tornado – the kind that in The Wizard Of Oz uproot houses, grannies knitting in rocking chairs and the odd cow – would cause the same sort of disruption if it happened over the sea. Wonder no more

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In Review: Breakout (2011) on DVD

by Maryann O'Connor 20 September 2013

Sometimes you are able to tell that a particular film is going to be good within the first five minutes. That is also the case for some bad films.

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The New Empress Saturday Matinée presents: Joe Dante’s Explorers (1985)

by Helen Cox 4 August 2012

Welcome to the first ever New Empress Magazine Saturday Matinée. Each Saturday afternoon we’ll be introducing a film that you can stream for free online. Our first offering is the somewhat forgotten children’s sci-fi adventure, The Explorers from director Joe Dante.

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Issue 6 Free Sample!

by Helen Cox 28 June 2012

Whilst subscribers and buyers await issue 6 , which will land on doormats later this week, we thought we’d offer you a free look inside our latest issue. To access the free sample please click on the front cover above where you will be able to read all about Roger Corman’s classic B-Movie: The Wasp […]

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Cannibal Holocaust: The Heart of Darkness in Film

by Tom Cottey 24 June 2012

To celebrate the upcoming launch of issue 6 , our B-Movie special, Tom Cottey takes a closer look at Ruggero Deodato’s controversial exploitation flick: Cannibal Holocaust. In the late 1970s and early 80s the cannibal film was a somewhat bizarre phenomenon within the Italian film industry. Part of a wider sub-category of exploitation films, cannibal […]

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Our issue 6 front cover unveiled…

by Helen Cox 21 May 2012

Anyone who subscribes to our print magazine will already have received an email last week unveiling the front cover above. This is what issue 6 will look like! As it’s a B-Movie Special we will be looking at all manner of B-Movie classics including The Wasp Woman, Kingdom of the Spiders and Hatchet for the […]

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