Movie Review – After Love

After Love UK (2020) Dir. Aleem Khan Despite having never been in a relationship let alone a marriage (nor am I likely to), I am aware that over time both parties will get to know each other intimately, and form an unbreakable bond based on that synergy, understanding, and trust. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work … Continue reading Movie Review – After Love

Blu-Ray Review – Little Nothings

Little Nothings (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 97 minutes approx. There is no “I” in “team” so they say. This is true but not everybody is a team player for many reasons - some are intimidated being around other people, personality clashes are always a destructive element, and then there … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Little Nothings

Jeune Femme (aka Montparnasse Bienvenue)

Jeune Femme (aka Montparnasse Bienvenue) France (2017) Dir. Léonor Sérraille “You know it ain’t easy when you don’t know what you want”. Swedish rock group Europe sang that line in their song Rock The Night in 1986 yet this could easily apply to the lead character in the debut feature from Léonor Sérraille, since lacking … Continue reading Jeune Femme (aka Montparnasse Bienvenue)

The Early Films Of Olivier Assayas

The Early Films Of Olivier Assayas (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 91 minutes approx. / 84 minutes approx. Many film fans might only know Olivier Assayas from recent Hollywood films Clouds of Sils Maria and Personal Shopper, while cineastes will refer to the two films made with his ex-wife, Hong … Continue reading The Early Films Of Olivier Assayas

Irma Vep

Irma Vep (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 99 minutes approx. Among the pantheon of instances of life imitating art and art imitating life, this 1996 film from French director Olivier Assayas is possibly the most meta of them all, for the central plot is rumoured to have been the very … Continue reading Irma Vep