DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: May 2015

7 May , 2015  

DVD and Blu-ray Picks MAY 2015

Including The Stranger, The Sugarland Express, Foxcatcher and Miracle in Milan

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Interesting, Radio

The Orson Welles Radio Tapes

29 Apr , 2015  

Orson Welles on the radio

A collection of interesting radio shows featuring Orson Welles to mark the centenary of his birth.

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: April 2015

21 Apr , 2015  

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for APRIL 2015

Including The Rossellini Collection: The War Trilogy, Midnight Run and The Offence

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: March 2015

7 Mar , 2015  

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for March 2015

Including Nightcrawler, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, ’71 and Interstellar

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD and Blu-ray Picks: February 2015

12 Feb , 2015  

DVD and Blu-ray Picks FEBRUARY 2015

Including Gone Girl, Maps to the Stars and The Babadook

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: January 2015

10 Jan , 2015   Video

DVD and Blu-ray JANUARY 2015

Including A Most Wanted Man, The Rover, Boyhood, Bad Timing and Shoah

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Cinema, Lists

The Best Films of 2014

31 Dec , 2014  

The Best Films of 2014

Including Birdman, Boyhood, Citizenfour, Foxcatcher, Gone Girl and Interstellar

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DVD & Blu-ray, Lists

The Best DVD & Blu-rays of 2014

31 Dec , 2014  

2014

Including The Great Beauty, Serpico, Kagemusha, Short Term 12 and Ace in the Hole

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: December 2014

3 Dec , 2014  

Including Intolerance, The Francois Truffaut Collection, Pulp Fiction and The Killers

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Cinema, Reviews

Life Itself

20 Nov , 2014  

Roger Ebert at his computer

Steve James is one of the best filmmakers of his generation, and his latest documentary is a deeply insightful portrait of the life and legacy of US film critic Roger Ebert.

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: November 2014

10 Nov , 2014  

Including The Killing Fields, The Usual Suspects, Stanley Kubrick Collection and Playtime

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Cinema, Reviews, Thoughts

Interstellar

5 Nov , 2014  

Matthew McConaughey Anne Hathaway and David Gyasi in Interstellar

A film of enormous ambition and stunning technical accomplishment, director Christopher Nolan’s space epic dares to dream big and mostly succeeds, even if its reach occasionally exceeds its grasp.

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Cinema, Festivals, Reviews

LFF 2014: Mr. Turner

10 Oct , 2014  

Director Mike Leigh brings the life and art of Victorian painter J.M.W. Turner to the screen, with the help of a tremendous central performance from Timothy Spall and some dazzling visuals by cinematographer Dick Pope.

Festivals, Reviews, Thoughts

LFF 2014: ’71

10 Oct , 2014  

Jack O'Connell in 71

A riveting portrayal of a young British soldier on the run in early 70s Belfast provides the backdrop for this highly impressive feature debut from director Yann Demange.

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Cinema, Festivals, Reviews, Thoughts

LFF 2014: The Imitation Game

8 Oct , 2014  

Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

The story of World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing is brought to the big screen with class, compassion and a standout performance from Benedict Cumberbatch.

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: October 2014

7 Oct , 2014  

Including Fruitvale Station, The Jim Jarmusch Collection, Edge of Tomorrow and The Joseph Losey Collection

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Reviews, Thoughts

Gone Girl

3 Oct , 2014  

Ben Affleck in Gone Girl

Director David Fincher has been a long-time devotee of Alfred Hitchcock and his latest work seems to be the ultimate love letter to the ‘master of suspense’.

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Archive, Interesting, Podcast

Frank Darabont on The Shawshank Redemption

27 Sep , 2014  

An archive interview with writer-director Frank Darabont about The Shawshank Redemption

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News

Brain Cancer Appeal

24 Sep , 2014  

You may have noticed that there has been a reduction in posts over the last couple of years on this website.

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: September 2014

10 Sep , 2014  

Including Rain Man, Frank, The Cabinet of Dr. Cagliari and The Last Metro

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: August 2014

10 Aug , 2014  

Including Rear Window, The 400 Blows and Seven Samurai

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Documentaries, Lists, News

Sight & Sound’s Greatest Documentaries List

1 Aug , 2014  

Sight and Sound have recently released the results of a poll of critics and filmmakers to find the greatest documentaries of all time.

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DVD & Blu-ray, Reviews

Now In the Wings on a World Stage

20 Jul , 2014  

Depicting the Old Vic’s touring production of Shakespeare’s Richard III in 2011, this documentary – directed by Jeremy Whelehan – explores how a theatre company goes about presenting Shakespeare to a contemporary global audience.

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: July 2014

8 Jul , 2014  

Including The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Driver, Eyes Without a Face, The Werner Herzog Collection, Jules et Jim and A Hard Day’s Night

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News

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: June 2014

9 Jun , 2014  

DVD and Blu-ray Picks - June 2014

Including Dallas Buyers Club, This Sporting Life, The Good the Bad and the Ugly (Remastered), The Past, Nashville and Her

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music

Star Trek – Live in Concert at The Royal Albert Hall

5 Jun , 2014  

Star Trek at the Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall in London is one of the world’s iconic music venues and recently they have been screening films in front of an orchestra.

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: May 2014

16 May , 2014  

DVD and Blu-ray MAY 2014

Including Enough Said, 12 Years a Slave and Nosferatu the Vampyre

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: April 2014

11 Apr , 2014  

DVD and Blu-ray Picks April 2014

Including Nebraska, Ace in the Hole, American Hustle and All is Lost

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DVD & Blu-ray

DVD & Blu-ray Picks: March 2014

8 Mar , 2014  

DVD Blu Picks March 2014

Including Gravity, Short Term 12, Blue is the Warmest Colour and Kagemusha

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News

Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

5 Feb , 2014  

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Magnolia

One of the most acclaimed actors of his generation passed away in New York yesterday, aged 46.