The Chamber

The Chamber (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studiocanal) Running Time: 90 minutes approx. It has been said that the simplest play to film is a small cast trapped in a lift. That may be so but as Ben Parker demonstrates in his debut, it doesn’t have to be simple, with this taut drama that subscribes … Continue reading The Chamber

Three

Three (Cert 15) Digital Download (Distributor: Kaleidoscope Entertainment) Running Time: 88 minutes approx. Johnny To has been one of the leading lights in Hong Kong cinema since the turn of the millennium, with a slew of gritty, violent, densely plotted and stylishly shot crime thrillers. Recently To has stepped out of his comfort zone trying … Continue reading Three

Train To Busan

  Train To Busan (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studiocanal) Running Time: 118 minutes approx. Ladies and gentlemen, we apologise for the delay but the highest grossing film at the Korean box office of 2016 has finally arrived on MIB’s Instant Headache. Having made his name with uncompromising animated films such as King Of Pigs, … Continue reading Train To Busan

I Am Not A Serial Killer

I Am Not A Serial Killer (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Bulldog Film Distribution) Running Time: 103 minutes approx. It is probably not much of a stretch to suggest that if one is surrounded by death then an obsession with it is almost certain to follow. The protagonist of this low budget American set - … Continue reading I Am Not A Serial Killer

We Are The Flesh

We Are The Flesh (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 80 minutes approx. Arthouse cinema is arguably the most polarising subgenre in film, even creating divisions among discerning cineastes with wider tastes than mainstream movie viewers. Debutant writer-director Emiliano Rocha Minter has made a film that has people talking although perhaps some … Continue reading We Are The Flesh

Varieté

Varieté (Cert PG) 1 Disc Blu-ray/1 Disc DVD Dual Format (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 95 minutes approx. There is a very good reason why many German films rank highly in critics and fans “Best Ever” lists concerning Silent cinema - their innovation. It might be a small thing or a one off shot but you … Continue reading Varieté

Lights Out

Lights Out (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Warner Brothers Home Entertainment) Running Time: 78 minutes approx. It’s nice to have friends but ones that a bit clingy and needy tend to be a nuisance and the sort of friend you don’t want, especially if they continue to pester you after they have passed away. Working … Continue reading Lights Out