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Ron Perlman

Season of the Witch (2011)

It seems churlish to criticise a film for its deficiencies when they are obviously caused by a tight budget, but Season of the Witch really suffers due to ideas above its financial station. Given a Michael Bay-esque mega budget, Dominic…

The Devil’s Tomb (2009)

The Devil’s Tomb was released straight to DVD and despite a smattering of star names in Cuba Gooding Junior, Ron Perlman and Ray Winstone; it’s easy to see why it didn’t gain a theatrical release.  The plot sees a group of elite soldiers…

Season Of The Witch (2011)

Not to be confused with the Romero movie from 1972 or the UK film from 2009, this Season Of The Witch is a big-budget slice of hokum starring Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman and directed by Dominic Sena. We start with a nice little intro…

Season of the Witch (2011)

During its opening two thirds Season of the Witch is actually a rather enjoyable experience, the film opting to travel a lower key and spookier route than expected. Of course placing spotty director Dominic Sena at the helm ensures such…

Review: Alien Resurrection (1997)

I’ve long been a quiet admirer of David Fincher’s maligned Alien 3, a sequel a notch below its epic predecessors; but certainly sharper than most multiplex garbage. 1997’s Alien Resurrection is another case entirely. Directed by Jean-Pierre…