Love And Other Cults

Love And Other Cults (Cert 18) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray combo (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 96 minutes approx. Loosely based on the true story of an unnamed AV actress, Love And Other Cults could cheekily be summarised as Sion Sono’s Love Exposure condensed from 4 hours to 96 minutes. But Eiji Uchida, noted for … Continue reading Love And Other Cults

We Are X

We Are X (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running Time: 95 minutes approx. “Who’s that?” asks a bewildered woman as a gamine, slightly effete blonde Japanese male enters a New York building surrounded by photographers, cameramen and hoards of screaming fans. “Somebody very famous” comes the reply from a photographer. The woman pulls … Continue reading We Are X

Kill List

Kill List UK (2011) Dir. Ben Wheatley With four films currently to his credit Ben Wheatley has shown that he is not a director to sit still with one genre or style, yet has already established some recognisable traits of his own. Kill List, his second film, is something of a curio in the sense … Continue reading Kill List

Love Exposure

Love Exposure (Cert 18) 2 Discs (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 237 minutes approx. Made in 2008 Sion Sono’s epic tale of love, death, sex, violence, religion, family, religious cults, pornography, ninja upskirt photography and cross dressing was not just a breakthrough opus for the erstwhile cult horror director but a landmark achievement in … Continue reading Love Exposure