It’s Only The End Of The World

It’s Only The End Of The World (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Curzon Artificial Eye) Running Time: 99 minutes approx. Release Date – April 24th What is it about families that they are usually the last people we tell big news to? Why do we fear their reactions the most? Is it out fault or … Continue reading It’s Only The End Of The World

Department Q – A Conspiracy Of Faith (Flaskepost fra P)

Department Q - A Conspiracy Of Faith (Flaskepost fra P) Denmark (2014) Dir. Hans Petter Moland Bringing the Department Q trilogy to a close is perhaps the darkest of the three films, which may sound like a tall order considering how brutal the first two - Keeper Of Lost Causes and The Absent One - … Continue reading Department Q – A Conspiracy Of Faith (Flaskepost fra P)

Hibi Rock: Puke Afro And The Pop Star

Hibi Rock: Puke Afro And The Pop Star Japan (2014) Dir. Yu Irie Kids and their music dreams, a popular concept to explore in the arts, quite often a chance to either indulge in the tawdry excesses of chasing the rock’n’roll dream or to satirise the music industry in the process. This film is a … Continue reading Hibi Rock: Puke Afro And The Pop Star

Hamlet (Gamlet)

Hamlet (Gamlet) Russia (1964) Dir. Grigori Kozintsev You may not want to believe this but it wasn’t until I finished watching this film that I learned today (April 23rd) is in fact Shakespeare’s birthday (and death day too - oh the irony)! I genuinely chose to watch this film because it was on my HDD … Continue reading Hamlet (Gamlet)

WWE – Best Of 2000’s

WWE – Best Of 2000’s (Cert 15) 4 Discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 666 minutes approx. Release Date: April 24th I hope you have your pinches of salt ready as WWE Home Video presents another compilation of matches under the “Best Of” umbrella. On this occasion, they attempt to pick out the best … Continue reading WWE – Best Of 2000’s

Fall Of The Innocent aka Lidice

Fall Of The Innocent aka Lidice Czech Republic (2011) Dir. Petr Nikolaev The atrocities of World War II mean every country, especially in Europe, has a tragic story to tell, many of which have subsequently been made into a film. The complete evisceration of the village of Lidice is the Czech Republic’s entry into this … Continue reading Fall Of The Innocent aka Lidice

The Classified File (Geukbisusa)

The Classified File (Geukbisusa) Korea (2015) Dir. Kwak Kyung-taek Another film “based on true events”, this Korean kidnapping drama from Kwak Kyung-taek takes a slightly different route in setting out to redress the balance of credit and not focusing solely on the investigation. A bold move but one which becomes clearer in the final act. … Continue reading The Classified File (Geukbisusa)