Us

Us (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray/DVD (Distributor: Universal Pictures) Running Time: 116 mins approx It is interesting how we all like to think of ourselves as individuals, yet we are told we all have our own doppelganger somewhere in the world - which I presume means twins, triplets, quads, etc. would result in an army … Continue reading Us

Weird Science

Weird Science (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 94 mins/97 mins approx Extended version Go on, admit it - if you had the chance to build your perfect man or woman, you would leap at the opportunity, right? Of course you would, just like the sex mad teenage boys in this … Continue reading Weird Science

Lords Of Chaos

Lords Of Chaos (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 118 mins approx  Woooargh, woooarrrgh, woooaaaargghhhh! That’s Black Metal speak for welcome to this review. I hope fans of this uncompromising genre of music don’t take umbrage at that little jest if they are anything like the subjects of this film, as … Continue reading Lords Of Chaos

Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 92 mins/94 mins approx Extended version To us Brits, American high schools always seem like a hub for debauchery and mischief if films of the 80’s are to be believed; Certainly, my school was nothing like those depicted in films like Porky’s, Animal … Continue reading Sixteen Candles

Burning

Burning (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Thunderbird Releasing) Running Time: 148 minutes approx. I’ve been a fan of Lee Chang-dong for many years. His film Poetry was my favourite for 2010 whilst 2002’s Oasis remains one of the most hard-hitting social dramas on the subject of disability I’ve ever seen. So, with buzz surrounding … Continue reading Burning

Nightfall

Nightfall (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 79 minutes approx. Assumptions. We all make them from time to time but often the embarrassment of them leaving us with egg on our faces could be avoided by simply asking that ill-important question, rather than demanding an answer based on a vague misconception. … Continue reading Nightfall

Vixen

Vixen VOD (Distributor: Darkcoast) Running Time: 88 minutes approx. Ever wondered what Die Hard would be like with a cute kick-ass Asian female lead and not Bruce Willis? You probably haven’t but that hasn’t stopped legendary Hong Kong film expert and polymath Bey Logan from concocting a script on that very basis for this Chinese/international … Continue reading Vixen