In Her Hands (Au bout des doigts)

In Her Hands (Au bout des doigts) France (2018) Dir. Ludovic Bernard Musical ability is something many of us envy in others. Some are able to write a good tune, or fire off a memorable riff on the guitar, some have a innate gift to interpret the works of esteemed composers and make it their … Continue reading In Her Hands (Au bout des doigts)

Gully Boy

Gully Boy India (2019) Dir. Zoya Akhtar It shouldn’t matter where you come from, if you have a dream there is no reason why you shouldn’t try to make it happen. Sadly, instead of encouragement, parents in some cultures feel settling for the status quo should be their children’s fate just because it was theirs. … Continue reading Gully Boy

Blinded By The Light

Blinded By The Light UK (2019) Dir. Gurinder Chadha It is said music can cross boundaries and cultures unlike any other form of art, which is debatable as the same can be said for film, paintings, or literature. Yet, there is a reason why musicians can travel the world, be instantly recognised, and hold court … Continue reading Blinded By The Light

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

Rock 'n' Roll High School US (1979) Dir. Allan Arkush Wouldn’t it be cool if there were an education establishment a’la Fame, which teaches the ways of rock music? Of course there isn’t - unless you count the University of Life - which is why kids need rock ‘n’ roll music to help them stick … Continue reading Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

Wild Rose

Wild Rose UK (2018) Dir. Tom Harper There is nothing wrong with having dreams. For most of us, they are what drive us to better ourselves, fulfil our potential in our chosen endeavours, or simply bring a bit of cheer to our lives. Some may achieve these goals some may not; the worst thing is … Continue reading Wild Rose

City Of Rock (Feng ren ji yue dui)

City Of Rock (Feng ren ji yue dui) China (2017) Dir. Da Peng Are you ready to rock? It’s not a crime to want to make a racket with electric guitars and pounding drums though some people still seem to think it is, which is amusing when you consider some of the great careers many … Continue reading City Of Rock (Feng ren ji yue dui)

Lords Of Chaos

Lords Of Chaos (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 118 mins approx  Woooargh, woooarrrgh, woooaaaargghhhh! That’s Black Metal speak for welcome to this review. I hope fans of this uncompromising genre of music don’t take umbrage at that little jest if they are anything like the subjects of this film, as … Continue reading Lords Of Chaos