Lords Of Chaos

Lords Of Chaos (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 118 mins approx  Release Date – July 22nd 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 … Continue reading Lords Of Chaos

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Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 92 mins/94 mins approx Extended version Release Date – July 22nd 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 … Continue reading Sixteen Candles

Burning

Burning (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Thunderbird Releasing) Running Time: 148 minutes approx. Release Date – May 27th 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 … Continue reading Burning

Nightfall

Nightfall (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 79 minutes approx. Release Date – June 3rd 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 … Continue reading Nightfall

Vixen

Vixen VOD (Distributor: Darkcoast) Running Time: 88 minutes approx. Release Date – May 6th 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 … Continue reading Vixen

The Favourite

The Favourite (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment) Running Time: 120 minutes approx. Release Date – May 13th If you’re going to do a modern update of All About Eve then you might as well set it in 18th century England if that makes sense. If it does, you’ve clearly … Continue reading The Favourite

Girl

Girl (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Curzon Artificial Eye) Running Time: 101 minutes approx. Release Date – May 6th Transgender identity and surrounding issues are difficult to portray in film for fear of accusations from the LGBT community of inaccurate representations of the characters. Lukas Dhont’s Girl, based on the real life story of … Continue reading Girl