Reviews

  • AVA – Review ****

    Director Léa Mysius’s feature debut, Ava, has been on an awards roll. After winning best SACD Feature at Cannes and being nominated for the first...

  • UNA – Review ***

    The first attempt of director Benedict Andrews into the forays of fictional drama comes with the film adaptation of David Harrower’s play “Blackbird”. Andrews, whose...

  • Melville-The Essential Collection-Review ****

    Struggling for gifts this Christmas for the film lovers in your life? Well look no further than the newly released Melville- The Essential Collection Blu-Ray...

  • Mountains May Depart – Review ***

    At its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Mountains May Depart, the latest film from Chinese Sixth Generation figurehead Jia Zhangke, was perhaps most noted for...

  • Loveless – Review *****

    The title of Andrey Zvyagintsev’s new film could possibly refer to two things; the country that he so adoringly yet fatalistically photographs as a backdrop...

  • THE L-SHAPED ROOM (1962) – Review ****

    The UK during the 1960s was a very different place. Free from the prudish censorship that would hit it during the 70s, British cinema was...

  • The Body Tree – Review **

      Horror movies have had something of a renaissance over the last twelve to eighteen months. Crowds have been lapping it up for the original...

  • THELMA – Review ****

    It’s hard to deny that Joachim Trier has a bold voice in the modern Scandinavian cinema landscape. Despite his still sparse production – Thelma is...

  • WILLARD & BEN – Blu-Ray Review ***

    It would be nice to say that back in the seventies evil rat films were all the rage but, funnily enough, they were not. Willard,...

  • Channel Zero – Review ***

    Today is arguably the strongest age ever for TV series. The number of channels on terrestrial, satellite and digital platforms vying to find their own niche was...