VOD Review – Theo And The Metamorphosis

Theo And The Metamorphosis (Cert 18) (Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution) Running Time: 96 minutes approx. The Kafka-esque title might alert the more learned among you as what to expect from French director Damien Odoul’s latest offering. It’s not just the title, the entire film is rife with vignettes that could easily have come from the … Continue reading VOD Review – Theo And The Metamorphosis

Blu-ray Review – The Batman

The Batman (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Warner Bros.) Running Time: 176 minutes approx. With comic book movie fatigue setting in and box office disappointment in recent years, I’m sure most people were asking, “Do we really NEED another Batman film?” After two outings for Zack Snyder’s joyless take on the Caped … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – The Batman

VOD Review – Cop Secret

Cop Secret (Cert 15) (Distributor: Vertigo Releasing) Running Time: 100 minutes approx. The life of a cop according to cinema is one of testosterone, swagger, and breaking the rules with the same fervour they go after the criminal rule breakers! Love and romance is collateral damage where protecting the law comes first, either a lost … Continue reading VOD Review – Cop Secret

Blu-ray Review – Twisting The Knife: Four Films by Claude Chabrol

Twisting The Knife: Four Films by Claude Chabrol (Cert 15) 4 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 106/113/101/105 minutes approx. One the most prolific and celebrated of the French New Wave directors, Claude Chabrol enjoyed a career spanning over 50 years before his death in 2010. Arrow have collated some of Chabrol’s films into … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Twisting The Knife: Four Films by Claude Chabrol

Blu-ray Review – Flee

Flee (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Curzon Artificial Eye) Running Time: 89 minutes approx. “What does the word home mean to you?” A question many of us don’t think to ponder too much, generally accepting that home is the bricks and mortar edifice we live in. For many, this is a question that engenders … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Flee

Blu-ray Review – Spider-Man: No Way Home

Spider-Man: No Way Home (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Sony Pictures) Running Time: 148 minutes approx. There’s never a superhero around when you need one then three show up at the same time, or in the case of a Marvel film, a whole gang of them. It seems almost rare now for a superhero … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Spider-Man: No Way Home

Blu-ray Review – To Sleep So As To Dream

To Sleep So As To Dream (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 84 minutes approx. Cinema is, for all intents and purposes, a form of escape for us all. Whether the films we watch are serious, humorous, fantastic, musical, educational, or artistic they provide a way for us to leave our … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – To Sleep So As To Dream

Blu-ray Review – Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Sony Pictures) Running Time: 124 minutes approx. Back in 2016 the beloved Ghostbusters franchise was “rebooted” with an all-female cast which wasn’t well received, and to be frank, wasn’t that great either. But what that film had going for it was being firmly in the same zany … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Cinema Release – Petrov’s Flu

Petrov’s Flu (Cert 18) (Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution) Running Time: 145 minutes approx. Having the flu is not very nice, as I am sure many of you can attest to without me expanding upon that statement. Some people claim to have the flu but in reality have a bad cold; the real flu not only … Continue reading Cinema Release – Petrov’s Flu

Blu-ray Review – Last Night In Soho

Last Night In Soho (Cert 18) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Universal) Running Time: 117 minutes approx. I would venture there are many of us today who would love to go back in time to the sixties, when the music was rocking, the fashions colourful, and the vibe cool! Thank goodness film exists where this can … Continue reading Blu-ray Review – Last Night In Soho