My Sweet Little Village (Vesnicko má stredisková)

My Sweet Little Village (Vesnicko má stredisková) Czechoslovakia (1985) Dir. Jirí Menzel It’s fair to say that the humour of central European countries is rather esoteric and very much an acquired taste to the point of being mostly arcane for the rest of us. Topping that list must be Czechoslovakia aka Czech Republic, noted for … Continue reading My Sweet Little Village (Vesnicko má stredisková)

The Heiresses (Las herederas)

The Heiresses (Las herederas) Paraguay (2018) Dir. Marcelo Martinessi Those who have grown up in a world of wealth and privilege take it for granted, so when the bottom does fall out of their comfy existence it hits them so hard they don’t know how to survive. But, for some, this might be the best … Continue reading The Heiresses (Las herederas)

Initial D Legend 1: Awakening

Initial D Legend 1: Awakening (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD / Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 64 minutes approx. It seems to be the season for petrol heads as The Grand Tour has just finished on Amazon Prime and the ersatz reboot of Top Gear is back on the BBC. Not wanting to be left … Continue reading Initial D Legend 1: Awakening