Outcast leads the new cinema releases & trailers – w/e October 30th 2015

outcast This weekend there are just three new films out for you to choose from, but quite frankly, none of them will get a look-in (not that they really deserve to) because Spectre is taking up just about evey auditorium going: Nicolas Cage is back for the second week in a row in a new film, in Outcast, there’s found-footage horror in The Vatican Tapes, and Rhys Ifans and Charlotte Church go Under Milk Wood.

Outcast features Nicolas Cage as Nicolas Cage in the form of a mysterious warrior who teams up with the daughter and son of a deposed Chinese Emperor to defeat their cruel Uncle, who seeks their deaths…

The film is the directorial debut for Nick Howell, and also stars Hayden Christensen, Yifei Liu and Ron Smoorenburg. This film was first trailered over a year ago, so you can see how long it’s taken to comeo ut here, and it was even dumped in the February ‘crap’ slot in the US earlier this year, the time of year which is a dumping ground for new movies that aren’t going to be any good.

I’m not exactly wowed by it, either.

Hit or Miss? Verdict: Miss!

The Vatican Tapes has a brief plemise in that a leaked video tape reveals a Vatican exorcism gone horribly awry.

The film stars Kathleen Robertson, Djimon Hounsou, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott and is directed by Mark Neveldine whose questionable directing ‘skills’ include both of Jason Statham’s Crank films, Gerard Butler‘s Gamer and the godawful Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.

The Vatican Tapes looks like every other found-footage movie you’ve ever heard of, so I’d give it a miss if I were you

Hit or Miss? Verdict: Miss!

Under Milk Wood

Residents of a fictional Welsh community share stories and poems of their life in their seaside town.

The film stars Rhys Ifans, Charlotte Church, Julian Lewis Jones, Llyr Ifans and Steffan Rhodri, and I’m not a fan of Dylan Thomas, so I’ll give this a…

Hit or Miss? Verdict: Miss!