Souvenir

Souvenir (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studiocanal) Running Time: 87 minutes approx. Release Date – August 14th When an actor has played practically every aberrant, enigmatic and emotionally tortured role possible what is there left to do? If you are irrepressible modern French legend Isabelle Huppert the answer is simple - you play a washed … Continue reading Souvenir

The Working Girl

The Working Girl (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Signature Entertainment) Running Time: 99 minutes approx. Release Date – August 14th In its native France, this debut from Sylvie Verheyde is entitled Amoureux Solitaires (Lonely Lovers) while for international release it has been renamed Sex Doll. Presumably, this would be far too raunchy for uptight … Continue reading The Working Girl

Destiny (Der müde Tod)

Destiny (Der müde Tod) (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 98 minutes approx. Release Date – July 24th For modern cinema goers weaned on glossy HD spectacles resplendent with CGI effects to make the impossible possible, the works of the early days of film must seem incredibly archaic to the point … Continue reading Destiny (Der müde Tod)

Kung Fu Yoga

Kung Fu Yoga (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Well Go USA) Running Time: 108 minutes approx. Release Date – VOD - July 31st / DVD - August 7th Jackie Chan should go into politics. The amount of times he stated that his martial arts/action movie days are over then he produces another film in … Continue reading Kung Fu Yoga

Peppermint Soda

Peppermint Soda (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: BFI) Running Time: 101 minutes approx. Release Date – July 24th If there is one thing that is universal it is our experiences at school. Whether you loved it or hated it, everyone can relate to the trials and tribulations of being in education. Yet it … Continue reading Peppermint Soda

Aquarius

Aquarius (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 146 minutes approx. Release Date – July 17th Former documentary maker Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius isn’t too far removed from his incisive debut Neighbouring Sounds thematically yet manages to tell a different story all the same. The importance of family and community is again a … Continue reading Aquarius

Elle

Elle (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Lionsgate) Running time: 131 minutes approx. Release Date: July 10th Some film directors have reputations that precede them and when you learn that they are tackling a certain subject, alarm bells start to ring - like Dutch provocateur Paul Verhoeven subversive psychological character study is based on Philippe Djian’s … Continue reading Elle