Frau Im Mond (Woman In The Moon)

  Frau Im Mond (Woman In The Moon) (Cert U) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 169 minutes approx. Fritz Lang was a director of great ambition and an even greater vision for exploring and exploiting the possibilities for the medium of cinema to create immense visual spectacles. No genre or story was seemingly too big … Continue reading Frau Im Mond (Woman In The Moon)


Yatterman (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 111 minutes approx. The mythical Skull Stone has been split into four parts and discarded around the world. The evil God of Thieves Dokurobei has despatched the Dorombo Gang -comprised of sexy leader Doronjo (Kyoko Fukada), the rat faced engineer Boyacky (Katsuhisa Namase) and pig faced … Continue reading Yatterman

Johnny Mad Dog

  Johnny Mad Dog Liberia (2008) Dir. Jean-Stéphane SauvaireL In the African country of Liberia, a second civil war rages with the Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (aka LURD) rebels wanting the current President removed from office. This film follows an army of LURD rebels made up of ten to fifteen year-olds as they … Continue reading Johnny Mad Dog

Jules et Jim

  Jules et Jim France (1962) Dir. Francois Truffaut Paris 1912 and two friends, shy Austrian Jules (Oskar Werner) and extroverted Frenchman Jim (Henri Serre) meet the enigmatic Catherine (Jeanne Moreau) who reminds them of a statue thery both were smitten with. A bond gradually forms between this threesome but, as Jim already has a … Continue reading Jules et Jim

The Unforgiven

The Unforgiven US (1960) Dir. John Huston While out riding young Rachel Zachary (Audrey Hepburn) is confronted by an old Bible spouting mad man Abe Kelsey (Joseph Wiseman) and questions her family lineage, suggesting she is actually a Native American of the Kiowa tribe. Abe later arrives at the Zachary homestead where he is chased … Continue reading The Unforgiven

The Flowers Of War (Jin líng shí san chai)

The Flowers Of War (Jin líng shí san chai) China (2011) Dir. Zhang Yimou Nanking, 1937 and the Japanese have occupied the Chinese town where American mortician John Miller (Christian Bale), who as a western is exempt from Japanese violence, is headed for a Catholic church to prepare the corpse of the late resident father … Continue reading The Flowers Of War (Jin líng shí san chai)

Roujin Z

Roujin Z (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 80 minutes approx. In a near future Japan, to combat the growing burden on hospital staff to tend to the elderly, the Ministry of Public Welfare has sanctioned the development of an all purpose, nuclear powered, automated bed named the Z-0001, hailed as … Continue reading Roujin Z

Life of Never End Co Ltd – alt. Life Is Wonderful (Sheng Ming Wu Xian Gong Si)

  Life of Never End Co Ltd - alt. Life Is Wonderful (Sheng Ming Wu Xian Gong Si) Taiwan (2009) Dir. Lu Hong Seven year-old Taipei girl Pearl (Sandy Lin Yan-Cheng) is shunted off to Kaohsiung to stay with her grandmother (Lu Yi-Ching) while her parents deal with work and business back in Taipei. Unhappy … Continue reading Life of Never End Co Ltd – alt. Life Is Wonderful (Sheng Ming Wu Xian Gong Si)

Neon Flesh

Neon Flesh (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Showbox Entertainment) Running time: 102 minutes approx. A Barcelona street kid named Ricky (Mario Casas) wants to earn the respect of his ex-prostitute mother Pura (Ángela Molina) who is due to be released from prison by opening a brothel for her. Ricky recruits his friends, pimp Angelito (Vicente … Continue reading Neon Flesh

Spione (Spies)

Spione (Spies) Germany (1928) Dir. Fritz Lang A number of secret and important documents are being routinely stolen by a criminal gang from Russia based in London. They are headed by the evil mastermind Haghi (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) who is posing as a respectable bank director who has his eyes on a treaty about to be … Continue reading Spione (Spies)