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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
King of Comedy: Three Films by Buster Keaton on Blu-ray

King of Comedy: Three Films by Buster Keaton on Blu-ray

Masters of Cinema has delivered possibly the box-set of the year, a trio of the finest comedies made by Buster Keaton – which is another..

November 2, 2017 with 0 Comments
Jeopardy On The Job: Henri-Georges Clouzot’s The Wages Of Fear (1953) – Blu-ray Review

Jeopardy On The Job: Henri-Georges Clouzot’s The Wages Of Fear (1953) – Blu-ray Review

Clouzot’s masterpiece remains one of the great action films, largely because the intricate suspense is so cleverly established in mood,..

October 18, 2017 with 0 Comments
Glimpsing Ghibli’s Future: Michael Dudok de Wit’s The Red Turtle (2016) – Blu-ray review

Glimpsing Ghibli’s Future: Michael Dudok de Wit’s The Red Turtle (2016) – Blu-ray review

If you feared that Studio Ghibli might be marooned with Miyazaki, its first international co-production offers a fresh voyage into the..

September 19, 2017 with 0 Comments
Sapphic Swoon: Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden (2016) – Blu-ray review

Sapphic Swoon: Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden (2016) – Blu-ray review

Here’s a Brit-lit adaptation you won’t mistake for the BBC1 Sunday night slot. Park turns up the heat on everything: sex, violence,..

August 2, 2017 with 0 Comments
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