Film Review: ‘Empire of Light’ (2022)

Sam Mendes - one of Britain’s finest filmmakers - returns to the big screen, his first post-Lockdown film, with a fitting tribute to life and cinema in Empire of Light. Moving on from the blockbuster of Bond and the one-shot-spectacle of 1917, Mendes’ latest picture details the not-so-bright life on the coast during the early 80s of Thatcher’s Britain. 

Blu-ray Review: ‘Stagefright’ (1987)

Fresh from a 4K restoration, 1987’s Stagefright is the latest addition to Shameless Films’ sleazy sensations. Pictured on the front cover is the Night Owl wielding a chainsaw, but make no mistake - this isn’t Peter Gabriel in Genesis, but instead a psychotic killer with a theatre production at his whim. 

Film Review: ‘Batman’ (1989)

Without doubt, one of the greatest marketing campaigns of all time, even if the product advertised was a complete disappointment to the hardcore fans. The advert? A black and gold Bat logo. The film? Batman.

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