Film Review – The Truth (La vérité , 2019)

Japanese Filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda is what you would call an expert at painting the portrait of  family life, intimate even social commentary much like the way Bong Joon-Ho does it. For Kore-eda’s latest film it’s another first for him, his first Non-Japanese language film, The Truth (La vérité). The family dynamics are explored through a… Read More Film Review – The Truth (La vérité , 2019)

Film Review – The Night That Eats The World (2018)

2020 is the year of isolation, when everything stood still, could there be a film that reflects our current time? Yes…Dominique Rocher‘s The Night That Eats The World. This mark’s the filmmaker’s directorial feature debut. Based around around the novel by Pit Agarmen‘s novel of the same name (La nuit a dévoré le monde). Anders… Read More Film Review – The Night That Eats The World (2018)

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)

Film Review – Évolution (2015)

A film doesn’t always have to make sense to be entertaining if it provokes your curiosities it’s served its purpose. Lucile Hadzihaililovic‘s Évolution falls nicely into this bracket, an enigmatic film of discovery, a sexual awakening that may disturb you, captivate you, perplex you evolving into nuances of life. Évolution follows the thematic experiences similar… Read More Film Review – Évolution (2015)

Blu-Ray Review – Rebellion (2011)

After several years floundering in Hollywood mediocrity actor come director Mathieu Kassovitz marks his welcome return to form with Rebellion (L’ordre et la morale). A no holds barred shameful account on a little unknown black spot on French colonial history. Dividing his time behind and front of the camera Kassovitz plays Phillipe Legorjus an anti-terrorist captain… Read More Blu-Ray Review – Rebellion (2011)