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Au hasard, Dachshund – Todd Solondz’s Wiener-Dog (2016) – DVD review

Au hasard, Dachshund – Todd Solondz’s Wiener-Dog (2016) – DVD review

A throwback to 1990s shock-satire with one problem – enfant terrible Solondz has grown up and hasn’t figured out how to mix sobriety..

January 17, 2017 with 0 Comments
Sidewalk Surfin’: Catherine Hardwicke’s Lords Of Dogtown (2005) – Blu-ray review

Sidewalk Surfin’: Catherine Hardwicke’s Lords Of Dogtown (2005) – Blu-ray review

A filmed memoir that drags you along in its slipstream with an exuberant sense of teenage freedom – and the cinematic style to match...

November 28, 2016 with 0 Comments
Master Shot: Francois Truffaut’s Day For Night (1973) – Criterion Blu-ray review

Master Shot: Francois Truffaut’s Day For Night (1973) – Criterion Blu-ray review

One of the best films about filmmaking, because it’s literally about the making. It doesn’t even matter what’s being made. The making..

November 2, 2016 with 0 Comments
Knave of Hearts: Ken Loach’s Kes (1969) – Masters of Cinema Blu-ray review

Knave of Hearts: Ken Loach’s Kes (1969) – Masters of Cinema Blu-ray review

The standard-bearer of British social realism, because Loach finds the perfect balance between specifics of time and place and a..

November 1, 2016 with 0 Comments
High Tide: Gianfranco Rosi’s Fire At Sea (2016) – DVD review

High Tide: Gianfranco Rosi’s Fire At Sea (2016) – DVD review

An outstanding example of Slow Documentary, which faces the complex horror of the migrant crisis with an unblinking, calm but incandescent..

September 23, 2016 with 0 Comments
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