Paths of Glory Blu-ray review: classic Kubrick

At first glance, you might be surprised to note that Paths of Glory is a Kubrick film.

September 19, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


The Almodóvar Collection Blu-ray review: an inimitable selection

Pedro Almodóvar has a daunting 34 directorial credits on IMDb across four decades of work.

September 16, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Sid and Nancy Blu-ray review: abrasive punk biopic

The spirit of punk runs rife through Sid and Nancy, a film that’s about as abrasive as the Sex Pistols themselves, and similarly inconsistent in quality.

August 29, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Absolute Beginners Bluray review: musical surrealism

At points this year it’s felt as if everything started to go wrong after David Bowie died in January: a wave of other celebrity deaths followed, while in the political sphere we suffered Donald Trump’s seemingly unstoppable rise, while the UK was splintered by the Brexit referendum.

July 25, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


The Mermaid Blu-ray review: not quite a cult classic

As China’s box office prowess continues to mount, U.

July 4, 2016 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


That Cold Day in the Park Blu-ray review: visually inventive thriller

Robert Altman rose to fame thanks to the success of 1970’s M.

June 20, 2016 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


The Propaganda Game DVD review: North Korea’s war of words

A foreign documentary filmed within North Korea (a.

May 16, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Man with a Movie Camera Blu-ray review: a visual symphony

Dzigo Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera was boldly declared the greatest documentary of all time by esteemed cine-mag Sight and Sound recently, but it’s a term that suggests a comfortable, predictable format not to be found here.

April 18, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


The Sound Barrier Blu-ray review: aeronautical thrills

Among the celebrated pantheon of British director David Lean’s body of work, The Sound Barrier is oft-forgotten.

April 11, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Experimenter review: stylish psychological biopic

There’s clearly a strong story to tell in the life of experimental psychologist Stanley Milgram, but despite an able cast and some welcome stylistic flourishes, Experimenter never quite gets its results.

February 25, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Jean-Luc Godard – The Essential Collection Blu-ray review: La Nouvelle Vague

It’s hard to overstate the influence of Jean-Luc Godard on the cinema that came after him – especially immediately following the death of his Cahiers du Cinéma and French New Wave contemporary Jacques Rivette.

February 1, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Deep Red on Blu-ray: grisly giallo gore

Deep Red (or Profondo Rosso, to use its infinitely more ominous Italian title) is rightly regarded as one of the seminal works of Italian giallo maestro Dario Argento – still best known for Suspiria – and one of horror’s pivotal works.

January 28, 2016 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Drown review: shocking and intense psychological drama

Drown, an adaptation of a play of the same name by Stephen Davis, captures the confused, violent mindset of a man beginning to question his sexual orientation.

October 12, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


Raffey Cassidy interview: Tomorrowland, George Clooney and driving at 13

Having just turned into a teenager, Raffey Cassidy has gone above and beyond what most thirteen-year-olds have achieved.

October 9, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentInterview


The Physician review: historical inaccuracies and lopsided debate

In Philipp Stölzl’s The Physician we follow the story of Rob Cole (Tom Payne), a young Christian man from England who, haunted by the death of his mother, embarks on a mission to discover the most advanced healing techniques of the 11th century.

October 6, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


Behind The Scenes of Man Up with Screenwriter Tess Morris

British screenwriter Tess Morris (pictured below) has been one to watch for a few years now, since claiming a spot on the Brit List – the UK equivalent of the Black List (the yearly compilation of Hollywood’s top executives’ favorite unproduced scripts) – back in 2011.

September 27, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentInterview


THE NEW GIRLFRIEND

“I remember what they told us as kids, ‘Boys are born in cabbages, girls are born in flowers’.

September 22, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


THE AGE OF ADALINE

Gossip Girl’s Blake Lively stars in this rather dull, scientifically-ridiculous romantic fantasy about the beautiful Adaline, whose ageing process is dramatically frozen at the age of 29.

September 14, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


A ROYAL NIGHT OUT

Capturing the heart of the British nation during the celebrations of VE Day, A Royal Night Out is a sugar-coated, fact-fiction film.

September 8, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


UNFRIENDED

The definition of a sleeper hit: a movie with little marketing push that still manages to make a tidy profit.

September 7, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentReview


BODY

As Body, the new thriller from filmmakers Dan Berk and Robert Olsen, who co-wrote and directed it, proves, horror really is open to many interpretations.

September 7, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentInterview