Black Angel

Black Angel (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 81 minutes approx. Release Date – January 27th Innocent until proven guilty - isn’t that the maxim applied to a case where the culpability regarding a serious act or a crime is concerned? That’s the idea anyway. Of course, one has to hope … Continue reading Black Angel

Hell Comes To Frogtown

Hell Comes To Frogtown US (1988) Dirs. Donald G. Jackson & R.J. Kizer “Eat lead, Froggies!” Surprisingly this isn’t the daftest thing said in this low budget sci-fi hokum that has high aspirations in one day becoming a cult classic but sadly doesn’t have the awareness or wit to pull it off. The setting is … Continue reading Hell Comes To Frogtown

The Farewell

The Farewell US/China (2019) Dir. Lulu Wang Is there such a thing as a “good lie”? Many might say standard minor untruths like “Yes, that dress is fine”, “Honestly, nobody noticed” and “Yes Boris, you make a great Prime Minister” would qualify but the key there is “minor”. But if the situation was far more … Continue reading The Farewell

Midsommar (Director’s Cut)

Midsommar (Director’s Cut) US/Sweden (2019) Dir. Ari Aster Some things are best left alone. Curiosity may get the better of you but fighting it is the most prudent thing you can do. There is a reason why people are afraid of the unknown and why this isn’t always a bad thing. And most importantly of … Continue reading Midsommar (Director’s Cut)

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Cert 12A) US (2019) Dir. J.J. Abrams Well, all good things must come to an end. What began as an ambitious idea from an upstart film director to pay homage to the cliffhanger serials of his youth that nobody believed in became a global phenomenon that changed cinema forever. … Continue reading Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Sorcerer

Sorcerer US (1977) Dir. William Friedkin There’s taking risks then there is taking risks. Some do it for the thrill others do it for the money or whatever rewards benefit them. Skill and tenacity will get you so far but when your life is endangered by these risks, is it going to be enough? Porvenir, … Continue reading Sorcerer

The Secret Life Of Pets 2

The Secret Life Of Pets 2 US (2019) Dirs. Chris Renaud & Jonathan Del Val Once you have a hit film, a sequel is inevitable and this is the case with The Secret Life Of Pets, a fun modern take on the perennial cute animated animals trope. It is concept that proved fertile first time … Continue reading The Secret Life Of Pets 2