Hiroshima

Hiroshima (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 105 minutes approx. Release Date – July 13th The events of August 6th 1945 will live in infamy, so much so that even if you don’t recognise the date, just hearing the name Hiroshima is enough to understand. Many dramatisations followed in its wake, … Continue reading Hiroshima

Zombie For Sale

Zombie For Sale (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 112 minutes approx. Release Date – July 6th No, this isn’t an ingenious new method of avoiding certain death - and rebirth - at the hands of the flesh eating undead by offloading them onto someone else for a profit, but a … Continue reading Zombie For Sale

The Mad Fox

The Mad Fox (Cert PG) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 109 minutes approx. Release Date – June 22nd “Never fall in love” Sage advice it would appear as it only leads to misery and tragedy, especially if you live in feudal Japan and the object of your desires happens to come from … Continue reading The Mad Fox

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

The Personal History Of David Copperfield (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Lionsgate) Running Time: 120 minutes approx. Release Date – June 15th Confession - I’ve never read Dickens. I know many of the titles of his works and, like most people, I’m very familiar with A Christmas Carol since it has been adapted and … Continue reading The Personal History Of David Copperfield

Gulabo Sitabo

Gulabo Sitabo (Cert 15) VOD (Distributor: Amazon Prime Video) Running Time: 125 minutes approx. Release Date – June 12th The divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” is usually a vast one, encouraging snobbery and petty discrimination, so it is extremely rare, let alone paradoxical, when the two sides are almost one in the … Continue reading Gulabo Sitabo

1917

1917 (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Universal) Running Time: 118 minutes approx. Release Date – May 18th War films have largely been either political or patriotic, but always keen to exploit the mental or physical suffering of those on the front line. The depiction of the battles is not just to wow the audience … Continue reading 1917

Ema

Ema (Cert 15) VOD (Distributor: MUBI) Running Time: 107 minutes approx. Release Date – May 2nd Motherhood is never easy but then again, it is not something that can be prepared for, only advised about, and supported through. Mistakes will be made, some can be rectified, others will have consequences, unless there is a way … Continue reading Ema

Bacurau

Bacurau (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MUBI) Running Time: 131 minutes approx. Release Date – April 27th “We’ve taken a powerful psychotropic drug and you are going to die” Edward and Tubbs from The League Of Gentlemen had their own way of dealing with people who weren’t local but at least they were subtle … Continue reading Bacurau

Why Don’t You Just Die

Why Don’t You Just Die (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 99 minutes approx. Release Date – April 20th If you can’t rely on your family in life, whom can you rely on? Under most circumstances they should be the first people you turn to for help, advice, guidance or a … Continue reading Why Don’t You Just Die

Parasite

Parasite (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Curzon/Artificial Eye) Running Time: 132 minutes approx. Release Date – June 1st The “haves” and the “have-nots” - a dichotomy that will persist as long as the concept of society continues to exist. Ne’er the twain shall meet if it can be avoided, but money buys servitude, making … Continue reading Parasite