A man fights to rebuild his marriage after a horrific accident leaves him with amnesia, but as he begins to uncover the truth behind his so called marriage, it seems now he is fighting for his life.
Much has been said about the dark atmosphere in the TV series The Killing, (the original Danish one, not the uneven US remake) and if this murky drama is anything to go by, it seems to be something that Denmark does quite well.
How interesting could the day-to-day life of a middle-aged, closeted farmer be? The answer? Not very.
The inhabitants of Texarkana, famous for its horrific past, enjoy a Halloween tradition every year by having screenings of the world famous movie The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), which depicts the true story of a masked serial killer, known as “the Phantom”, that terrorized their town in the late 40s.
It’s a weird time for movie distribution, as even films with big-name stars like Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro and Christian Bale can find themselves dumped straight to DVD with little fanfare.
2013’s Philomena was a true-life drama distributed by The Weinstein Company about a strong-willed elderly woman who pairs up with a younger man, and travels with him in order to find a loved one who was taken from her many years earlier.
We all go through phases where sometimes we drag ourselves through the meandering monotony, whilst our attempts to gallop towards our ideal are often littered with obstacles.
The popular collection of LGBT-themed short films, Boys On Film, returns with Volume 13, titled Trick & Treat which, despite the lack of Halloween vibes and calendar-timeliness, effectively captures the thematic thread running through these ten interesting pieces of filmmaking.
Life isn’t perfect but we make the best of what we have.
Set in Norway, Blind lets us enter the world of Ingrid (Ellen Dorrit Petersen), a woman who is losing her sight.
For some 7 years, David O’ Russell’s aborted satire Accidental Love sat jittering in the Hollywood incubator, nervously waiting to find out if it would ever see the cinematic light of day.
A slow burn of a narrative rooted in the midst of a caricatured version of reality, Paper Souls (Les âmes de papier, 2013) follows the delicate story of a series of quirky individuals with lost souls, searching for the something their late loves left behind.
Following a widely positive reception towards Thomas Vinterberg’s recent re-up of Far From the Madding Crowd, John Schlesinger’s original 1967 film has been digitally re-mastered and after a limited theatrical re-relase, it is now available on DVD/Blu-ray.
Argerich, alternately titled Bloody Daughter, evades easy definition in terms of both genre and plot synopsis.
In his first feature length film director Christoph Behl explores the very essence of what it is that makes us human when civilization has crumbled and all we are left with is our own desires and moral code.
A lovable screenplay adaptation originally written by Anna Pavignano and I have to say, I very much admire Oscar nominated director and co-writer Michael Radford (Il Postino, 1994) for his courage and skill in giving this darling of a rom-com a good go.