Blu-ray Review – King Of Jazz (1930, Criterion Collection)

I should really confess my knowledge of Jazz and John Murray Anderson‘s King Of Jazz (1930) is non-existent. The question some may ask: ‘Is it a crime to call yourself a ‘cinefile’ when you’ve had no prior knowledge of the film in question? No. Some may argue thanks to niche distributors such as The Criterion… Read More Blu-ray Review – King Of Jazz (1930, Criterion Collection)

Blu-Ray Review – Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters (1985, Criterion Collection)

Ten years into my ‘cinematic education’ after creating The Peoples Movies, the education continues and the latest film lesson is Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters. My quest was to open my heart to films and genres I wouldn’t have blinked an eye in the past. Paul Schrader’s 1985 film is regarded by some critics… Read More Blu-Ray Review – Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters (1985, Criterion Collection)

Film Review – Alice Through Looking Glass (2016)

On her return to Wonderland, Alice says “Curiouser and curiouser” easily sums up own thoughts on the big screen return to Lewis Carroll‘s fantasy world. Alice Through The Looking Glass we find ourselves 6 years after Alice In Wonderland, a film that divided fans, critics whilst delivering over $1 billion at the box office worldwide. Money… Read More Film Review – Alice Through Looking Glass (2016)