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Perplexing Poetry: Sergei Parajanov’s The Colour Of Pomegranates (1968) – Blu-ray review

Perplexing Poetry: Sergei Parajanov’s The Colour Of Pomegranates (1968) – Blu-ray review

Parajanov turns poetry into film with undeniable craft and unfathomable meaning; an experiment seldom repeated on the big screen but an..

February 8, 2018 with 0 Comments
Post-Hiatus Heist: Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky (2017) – Blu-ray review

Post-Hiatus Heist: Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky (2017) – Blu-ray review

Soderbergh’s ‘comeback’ – so unassuming and under the radar, so confident in its crowd-pleasing remit, that it scarcely feels as..

January 9, 2018 with 0 Comments
The Neo-Western In Winter: Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River (2017) – Blu-ray review

The Neo-Western In Winter: Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River (2017) – Blu-ray review

Sheridan stakes his claim as Hollywood’s greatest maker of neo-Westerns, adding directorial chops to his sharp-shooting skills as a..

December 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
Prison Precision: S. Craig Zahler’s Brawl In Cell Block 99 (2017) – Blu-ray review

Prison Precision: S. Craig Zahler’s Brawl In Cell Block 99 (2017) – Blu-ray review

Come for the promise of bloodshed, stay for Zahler and Vaughn’s smart fusion of arthouse and grindhouse, a slow-burning character study..

December 15, 2017 with 0 Comments
Intersectionally In Stitches: Michael Showalter’s The Big Sick (2017) – Blu-ray review

Intersectionally In Stitches: Michael Showalter’s The Big Sick (2017) – Blu-ray review

A film that is all the funnier for the realism of its wide-ranging look at gender, culture and religion.  For once, Hollywood gets to be..

November 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
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