If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk US (2018) Dir. Barry Jenkins Racism and abuse of power that often goes hand in hand with it never ceases to shock, perhaps more so as it continues to occur to this day. Perhaps it is fortunate modern technology and social media can often help right some wrongs, but it … Continue reading If Beale Street Could Talk

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Us

Us (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray/DVD (Distributor: Universal Pictures) Running Time: 116 mins approx Release Date – July 29th It is interesting how we all like to think of ourselves as individuals, yet we are told we all have our own doppelganger somewhere in the world - which I presume means twins, triplets, quads, etc. … Continue reading Us

Weird Science

Weird Science (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 94 mins/97 mins approx Extended version Release Date – July 22nd Go on, admit it - if you had the chance to build your perfect man or woman, you would leap at the opportunity, right? Of course you would, just like the sex … Continue reading Weird Science

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

Marty

Marty US (1955) Dir. Delbert Mann What is it with Italian mothers and their sons? They want them to get married and have a family of their own but don’t want them to have a life of their own. I suppose this isn’t exclusive to Italian families but for the sake of the titular singleton … Continue reading Marty

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home US (2019) Dir. Jon Watts So, you thought it was all over with Avengers Endgame? Think again. The world is a dangerous place and a superhero’s work is never over that easily, and with the loss of key members of the Avengers, the world needs heroes more than ever. In the … Continue reading Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse US (2018) Dirs. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman “You know the rest” This phrase is used many times throughout this film yet more often than not, I personally didn’t know what “the rest” was, as I don’t read comic books and back in the days when I did, the … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse