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

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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

Green Book

Green Book US (2018) Dir. Peter Farrelly When Moonlight won the Best Film Oscar in 2017 following the now infamous mix up with La La Land, it seemed Hollywood was either finally embracing diversity in cinema after being called out for ignoring it, or it was being politically safe for the same reason. Two years … Continue reading Green Book

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk US (1959) Dir. Michael Gordon The legendary Doris Day passed away last month which prompted many TV channels to show some of her classic films in tribute, one of them being this Oscar winning “sex comedy”, though this was 1959 and sex in cinema at that time is FAR different from how it … Continue reading Pillow Talk

The Fantastic Four

The Fantastic Four US (1994) Dir. Oley Sassone The subject of this review is one of the more unique titles to be featured on this site, a film both notorious and celebrated for a number of reasons that have seen it earn its place in movie folklore despite it never actually being released! How is … Continue reading The Fantastic Four