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Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden
Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years and now writes and edits for his own site Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

Office Uprising (2018) – A Quick Capsule Review


Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: It’s almost a shame that Office Uprising has been buried on Cackle in the USA.  It’s far too good to disappear on a streaming service few people have. Think 2017’s Maniac with a healthy dose of Shaun of The Dead mixed in (and any other Zom-Com you …

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Spoiler Alert: Skyfall (2012)


In this regular feature we go places few others dare… by spoiling the twist from some great (and not so great) films. So if you haven’t seen the film in question… don’t look! No really.  Don’t.     M Dies…             For related content Click …

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Patient Zero (2018) – A Quick Capsule Review


Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Patient Zero is part 28 Days later, part Day Of The Dead. The problem is the film feels like a bottle episode of a TV series, created to save money, with almost no outside shots and an ending that just happens without really resolving anything.  Also …

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Phil’s Top 5… Shane Black Films


Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Shane Black Films “Who?” I hear your ask.  Well for a while Black was one of Hollywood’s best paid and most well known writers, and was in fact the …

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Ocean’s 8 (2018) – A Quick Capsule Review


Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Ocean’s 8 isn’t a terrible film, it’s just never justifies WHY it needed to exist. I’ll try to avoid commenting on just how odd Sandra Bullock looks these days but in her role as Danny Ocean’s sister she fails to show any of the sparkle or …

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The Predator – Review Round Up

Want to know what the critics think of the latest hot releases but don’t want to have to search for them?  Well look no further as we round up the reviews from 5 of the most influential sources for the latest BIG RELEASE movie.  This time out: The Predator   …

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