Revenge

Revenge France (2017) Dir. Coralie Fargeat The title says it all really. This is a film above vengeance just like many before it and is a rape-revenge thriller to boot. Just knowing that means we know what to expect from this film, right? In actual fact, the answer is “Not quite”. Revenge comes from a … Continue reading Revenge

Born And Bred (Nacido y criado)

Born And Bred (Nacido y criado) Argentina (2006) Dir. Pablo Trapero And so once again I find myself in that horrible position of watching a film that has received high praise and yet can’t get into it on the same level. It’s a little disappointing as I’ve seen many of director Pablo Trapero’s subsequent films … Continue reading Born And Bred (Nacido y criado)

The Tiger

The Tiger (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 140 minutes approx. Originally a DVD only release through supermarket chain Sainsbury's, which was a bold move for a boutique label like Eureka, the sales must have been good enough to warrant a full release of this title, this time extending to Blu-ray! Hopefully, … Continue reading The Tiger

Deep Trap (aka Exchange) (Ham-jeong)

Deep Trap (aka Exchange) (Ham-jeong) Korea (2015) Dir. Kwon Hyung-Jin Fans of Korean genre films generally know what they are letting themselves in for, so, no matter how shocking the content is, we are in fact in familiar territory. Deep Trap is one of those films but in this instance, it is made all the … Continue reading Deep Trap (aka Exchange) (Ham-jeong)