Two tormented characters, either side of human trafficking, find their paths merge into one in FGKO’s gritty adaptation of Rémy Lasource’s Du crepitement sous les neons
Blu-ray Review: ‘Raw’ (2016)
From Second Sight Films, the 2016 film Raw is in receipt of an updated Blu-ray release, and it may be the best one yet. Presented beautifully with a full range of lengthy extras, the updated package is a presentation of unbeatable value in the competitive market of boutique Blu-rays.
Film Review: ‘Sister of the Groom’ (2020)
Here, we have a story with nuances of jealousy, regret and a midlife crisis, all during the week of a wedding. Alicia Silverstone - with her best performance in 25 years - is Audrey, the sister of the groom in the appropriately titled, Sister of the Groom.
For The Digital Fix: “Breathless 4K UHD Review”
60 years after its original release, the epitome of cool - behind and in front of the camera - gets the 4K restoration treatment it wholly deserves. À bout de souffle, better known as Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless, is the latest of Studiocanal’s prestige 4K releases.
Film Review: ‘Play. Pause. Kill.’ (2020)
When a film opens with a great techno score, you know it's legit. The terrifically titled Play. Pause. Kill not only opens with a killer soundtrack...
For The Digital Fix: “The Girl with a Bracelet Review”
A remake of Argentina’s The Accused, the French-language drama, The Girl with a Bracelet (La Fille au bracelet) takes its source material’s name to the core - in that the accused is central to the film, rather than the accusation.
For Coastal House Media (BCactionMr.com): “Inhuman Resources (Derapages) – Netflix Review”
From the football pitch to the small screen, from kicking a supporter to headbutting antagonists, Eric Cantona forever leaves a lasting impression, whether you’re cheering for him or not.
For SetTheTape.com: “Manchester Film Festival: Love is Dead”
• LIKE on Facebook • FOLLOW on Twitter • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi In the modern world, relationship break-ups are established by Twitter DMs, Facebook messages or even snaps on Snapchat, but what if there could be a way how a third party could organise... Continue Reading →
For SetTheTape.com: “Throwback 20: Maximum Risk”
• LIKE on Facebook • FOLLOW on Twitter • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi The year is 1996 and Ringo Lam, Hong Kong’s second-biggest director of its famed Heroic Bloodshed era of glory and gore, had arrived in the USA to team up with Jean-Claude Van... Continue Reading →
So, I Semi-Recently Watched One of My Girlfriend’s Favourite Films…
Evening. So, as the titles states, I semi-recently watched one of my girlfriend's favourite films. Now, she's big on French film (and French things in general) - French film to her is what "New Hollywood" films are to me - my favourites! Together, we watched Amélie (Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain). Having not watched much French Cinema... Continue Reading →