Film Review – American Animals (2018)

The line between fact and fiction are blurred in Bart Layton‘s indie Heist feature, American Animals. As four bored Kentuckian students attempt to pull off a heist by simply watching everything from Riffifi, Ocean’s Eleven to Reservoir Dogs. Can these boys really see themselves as ‘thieves’ after watching hours of classic crime flicks? Layton’s debut… Read More Film Review – American Animals (2018)

Blu-Ray Review – A Raisin In The Sun (1961, Criterion Collection)

From stage to screen and now fifty-Seven years later, Lorraine Hansberry‘s A Raisin In The Sun (1981) gets its Blu-ray release courtesy of The Criterion Collection. Starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands reprising their roles from the stage to front of the camera. An account of an African American working class family living in… Read More Blu-Ray Review – A Raisin In The Sun (1961, Criterion Collection)

Blu-Ray Review – My Man Godfrey (1936, Criterion Collection)

Amongst the cavalcade of cinematic masterpieces, arthouse wonders, World Cinema powerhouses, The Criterion Collection know how to dial down the tone, to unleash some lighthearted fun. Gregory La Cava‘s My Man Godfrey (1936), a brilliantly funny screwball comedy that delivers that lighthearted fun with some social satire. When it comes to period based films or… Read More Blu-Ray Review – My Man Godfrey (1936, Criterion Collection)

Blu-Ray Review – Cold Water (1994, Criterion Collection)

24 years after its release, Olivier Assayas Cold Water (1994, L’eau Froide) finally gets it’s (Blu-Ray)Home Entertainment release courtesy of The Criterion Collection. A coming of age story of urban teen angst in 1970’s Paris, France. The film is regarded by some as Assayas ‘debut’ film when ironically it was actually his fifth if anything… Read More Blu-Ray Review – Cold Water (1994, Criterion Collection)

Blu-Ray Review – Sex, Lies And Videotape (1989, Criterion Collection)

Over time, they say somethings get better as they age a little and then start to appreciate them a lot more. This is a sentiment you can easily relate to film, sometimes certain films should be left in the decade they came from like Sex, Lies, And Videotape. The 1989 film marked the directorial feature… Read More Blu-Ray Review – Sex, Lies And Videotape (1989, Criterion Collection)