Blu-ray Review – Upgrade (2018)

Upgrade, 2018. Directed by Leigh Whannell. Starring Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen, Betty Gabriel, Christopher Kirby, and Harrison Gilbertson. Synopsis: In the future a ...

Blumhouse, Goalpost and Whannell team up again for ‘The Invisible Man’

Elisabeth Moss (Photo credit: Rex Shutterstock). Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions and Goalpost Pictures will co-produce The Invisible Man, a sci-fi horror movie inspired by the classic monster ...

‘Upgrade’ DVD Review

Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Richard Anastasios, Melanie Vallejo, Richard Cawthorne, Harrison Gilbertson | Written and Directed by Leigh Whannell After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that ...

Frightfest 2018: ‘Upgrade’ Review

Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Richard Anastasios, Melanie Vallejo, Richard Cawthorne, Harrison Gilbertson | Written and Directed by Leigh Whannell Writer/director, and regular James Wan collaborator, ...

Review: ‘Upgrade’ is Full of B-Movie Thrills and Kills

Borrowing heavily from Hardcore Henry, David Cronenberg, John Wick, and ’80s B-movies, Upgrade is the kind of picture where story takes a back seat to the thrills and kills. Directed by Saw series ...

'Upgrade' Review: Tech-Run-Amuck Revenge Thriller Is Near-Perfect Pulp

'Upgrade' Review: Tech-Run-Amuck Revenge Thriller Is Near-Perfect Pulp There are good modern B movies – those films that still borrow the old termite-art terminology of back-half programming, because what does "double feature" even mean anymore, but have kept the ...

Film Review: Man & Machine Come Together For a Sci-Fi ‘Upgrade’

Chicago – “We can rebuild him, we have the technology…” Those words from the 1970s series “The Six Million Dollar Man” seems more truth than science fiction these days, as breakthroughs in humans plus ...

Film Review: ‘Upgrade’

Film Review: ‘Upgrade’ “Upgrade” is a compact sci-fi action B-movie that wants to be a hip little genre exercise but doesn’t have the chops (or maybe it’s just the imagination) to entirely pull it off. The film isn’t a dud ...

‘Upgrade’ Film Review: Logan Marshall-Green Battles Bad Guys in A.I. Revenge Thriller

‘Upgrade’ Film Review: Logan Marshall-Green Battles Bad Guys in A.I. Revenge Thriller If you were casting a vote for Most Likely to Become an Electronic Killing Machine, Logan Marshall-Green (“Prometheus”) might not be the person you think of first. Low key, lanky, and fairly ...

Upgrade – Review

Something of an ‘80s throwback, Upgrade is a peculiar modernist Frankenstein tale. It’s generally more thrilling than chilling but a fun time-waster and is mostly recommended. Logan Marshall-Green ...

Upgrade Review: A Spectacularly Violent Micro-Budget Masterpiece

Upgrade Review: A Spectacularly Violent Micro-Budget Masterpiece Upgrade is a knockout blend of sci-fi, horror, and action. A seemingly simple premise leads to an intriguing foray into the evolution of man and the use of artificial intelligence. It's a heady turn ...

SXSW 2018 Review: Upgrade is a Gritty and Stylishly Ambitious Sci-Fi Actioner

Leigh Whannell has been one of the leading voices in modern horror ever since Saw arrived on the scene in 2004. For his second time taking the directorial reins, Whannell ventures into the realm of ...

‘Upgrade’ Review: Leigh Whannell’s Gory Blumhouse Sci-Fi Is a ‘Minority Report’ Knock-Off — SXSW

‘Upgrade’ Review: Leigh Whannell’s Gory Blumhouse Sci-Fi Is a ‘Minority Report’ Knock-Off — SXSW “Upgrade” is a full feature at the service of single great idea, but you’ve got to give them this much: it is a great idea. A five-minutes-into-the-future story set in a world of self-driving cars and ...

How to negotiate a pay rise

Want a pay rise? Company car? Corner office? Jason Mountney asks the industry’s top negotiators how you can broker the best deals without having them on speed dial. You know why you deserve an extra ...

'Winners and Losers' to return for second series

'Winners and Losers' to return for second series Winners and Losers will return for a second series in 2012. The Australian television drama, which stars Melissa Bergland, Virginia Gay, Zoe Tuckwell-Smith and Melanie Vallejo, premiered earlier this ...

Melanie Vallejo gets married in secret ceremony

Melanie Vallejo has married Matt Kingston. The Australian actress, who is best known for her role as Sophie Wong in Winners and Losers, exchanged vows with Kingston in front of 50 family members and ...

Melanie Vallejo 'embracing idea of marriage'

Melanie Vallejo has revealed that she didn't consider herself the marrying kind before becoming engaged. The Australian actress, who is best known for her roles in Winners and Losers and Packed to the ...

'Winners & Losers' star Melanie Vallejo engaged

Melanie Vallejo has announced her engagement to Matt Kingston. The Australian actress, who is best known for her role as Sophie Wong in Seven Network's drama Winners and Losers, said that the past 12 ...

'Winners' debuts to good viewer ratings

Winners and Losers has debuted to great viewer figures. The new Australian drama, which is aired on the Seven Network, gained an audience of 1.6m people for its premiere episode on Tuesday. The show ...

'Winners' boss praises cast of show

The producer of Winners and Losers has praised the cast of the show. MaryAnne Carroll, whose new drama about a group of girls going to a school reunion debuted on the Seven Network earlier this week, ...

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