British director Julian Gilbey, best known for his 2007 film Rise of the Footsolider, finally sees his directorial debut, Reckoning Day, released on DVD next week. An ultra-violent action movie made on a shoestring budget, Reckoning Day was completed in 2002 – so it’s been a long time coming.
As a film it is certainly flawed: bearing the hallmarks of a director who, by his own admission, was looking to experiment...
Having offered his (usually unsolicited) critiques on all things cinematic in fact all things in general - from an early age, since leaving the comfortable confines of higher education in June Joel has been attempting to reach a wider audience with his appraisals. Writing primarily about the ups and downs of modern cinema, while also turning his musings to his other great passion sport Joel attempts to engage, entertain and inform (if at all possible).