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

Blu-Ray Review – Smithereens (1982, Criterion Collection)

It takes a lot to stay focused and follow what you believe in or what you desire is doomed. In Susan Seidelman’s Smithereens (1982), Wren (Susan Berman) is a determined young woman who wants to be famous. Even if that means loosing and alienating those few friends you may have to get what you want.…… Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Smithereens (1982, 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…… Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Sex, Lies And Videotape (1989, Criterion Collection)

Film Review – Beast (2018)

He may not be on our Television screens anymore, the spirit of Jim Bergerac lives on in Beast. Michael Pearce’s brilliantly dark psycho-mystery loved on the festival circuit, sadly missed on its cinematic run, now available to own. Star-crossed lovers or star-crossed killers? The charming little island of Jersey been the setting for many Television…… Continue reading Film Review – Beast (2018)

Film Review – Mary And The Witch’s Flower (2017)

No one can deny Studio Ghibli has opened the eyes of the Western world to the magic of Japanese Animation (Anime). With Ghibli as we know it slowly rising from their hiatus, there’s going to be a lot of young pretenders for the crown. Studio Ponoc is one of those studios with Mary And The…… Continue reading Film Review – Mary And The Witch’s Flower (2017)

Film Review – A Quiet Place (2018)

If you’ve never truly appreciated the magic of no sound, John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place will make you. Silence is golden and for this film, it’s that golden it will save your life. Earlier this year the actor come director’s pulsating tension-filled horror loved by cinephiles and critics alike, which itself there is a rarity.…… Continue reading Film Review – A Quiet Place (2018)