A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night Iran/USA (2014) Dir. Ana Lily Amirpour She'll only come out at nights The lean and hungry type... ....Ooh, the beauty is there But a beast is in the heart These lyrics from the Hall & Oates classic Maneater sum up the central figure of the feature debut from … Continue reading A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Roberto Succo

Roberto Succo France (2001) Dir. Cédric Kahn For some people, being number one is lifelong ambition, be it in the pop charts, a sports league, in the  film box office rankings and so on. Being Public Enemy Number One may not be a desired goal for some, but when attained it is lot harder to … Continue reading Roberto Succo

Life Of Riley

Life Of Riley (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 108 minutes approx. In 2012, legendary French director Alain Resnais made You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet, a meta film about a group of actors beholden to a dead friend who recreate a stage play after watching a new film version of it, … Continue reading Life Of Riley

Buster Keaton Short Films Collection Volume 3

Buster Keaton Short Films Collection Volume 3 US (1920-1922) Dirs. Buster Keaton & Edward Cline The continuation of the journey through the four disc compilation set of Buster Keaton’s short films sees us reach the third disc which is made up entirely of Keaton’s own short films. Kicking off this collection is The Scarecrow, a … Continue reading Buster Keaton Short Films Collection Volume 3

Be My Baby

Be My Baby (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 138 minutes approx. “Just when they think they have all the answers, I change the questions!” Rowdy Roddy Piper’s famous ad lib from a March 1984 edition of his Piper’s Pit segment on WWF TV may appear an incongruous way to open … Continue reading Be My Baby

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now US (1979) Dir. Francis Ford Coppola MIB’s road to film buff redemption continues with this first time viewing of one of the most celebrated and seminal of war films, Coppola’s epic nightmare ride Apocalypse Now. Taking as its inspiration the novella Heart Of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, Coppola takes us on a voyage … Continue reading Apocalypse Now

The Trouble With Harry

The Trouble With Harry US (1955) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock Hitchcock does comedy! The “Master of Suspense” tries his hand at making us laugh. Can you believe it? Unfortunately the US film goers back in 1955 didn’t believe it either and in the middle of his hot period of unequivocal classics, Hitch had a rare flop … Continue reading The Trouble With Harry

Il Postino (The Postman)

Il Postino (The Postman) Italy (1994) Dir. Michael Radford If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach then the way to a woman’s is...flowers? Chocolate? Jewellery? According to Il Postino there may be another option - poetry! Adapted from the novel Ardiente paciencia by Antonio Skármeta this is the tale of shy … Continue reading Il Postino (The Postman)


Foxcatcher (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Entertainment One) Running Time: 134 minutes approx. If there was ever a caveat that accompanied the slogan “Based on a true story” it is that sometimes it is hard to believe these incidents actually took place. When presented via the medium of film, they are often diluted and glamorised by … Continue reading Foxcatcher

WWE Wrestlemania 31

WWE Wrestlemania 31 (Cert 15) 3 Discs DVD/ 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time:  233 minutes approx. For the second year in a row the spectre of the fans rejection of the main event match up loomed heavy over the biggest WWE show of the year. In 2014 the fans rebellion against a … Continue reading WWE Wrestlemania 31