Blu-Ray Review – Little Nothings

Little Nothings (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 97 minutes approx. There is no “I” in “team” so they say. This is true but not everybody is a team player for many reasons - some are intimidated being around other people, personality clashes are always a destructive element, and then there … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Little Nothings

Slack Bay (Ma Loute)

Slack Bay (Ma Loute) France (2016) Dir. Bruno Dumont I’ve only seen three films from Bruno Dumont and they were all bleak, heavy dramas, so it was a surprise to learn that he had made a comedy. Could the man responsible for the intense heartbreaking darkness of biopic Camille Claudel 1915 and the religion bating … Continue reading Slack Bay (Ma Loute)

Courted (L’hermine)

Courted (L'hermine) France (2015) Dir. Christian Vincent The English translation of this French courtroom drama suffused with rom-com elements is a pun, while the French title refers to the ermine lined robes judges wear. What does this have to do with anything? This is a problem with Courted - it unites two disparate genres that … Continue reading Courted (L’hermine)

In The House (Dans la maison)

  In The House (Dans la maison) France (2012) Dir. François Ozon Middle aged literature teacher Germain Germain (Fabrice Luchini) despairs of the quality of the essays from his students until one submitted by Claude Garcia (Ernst Umhauer) a quiet pupil with a rare talent, catches his eye. Germain reads it to his wife, art … Continue reading In The House (Dans la maison)