Dunkirk

Dunkirk US/UK (2017) Dir. Christopher Nolan Having dabbled in sci-fi, comic book capers and reality bending thrillers, British director Christopher Nolan looks to one of the more famous incidents of World War II for his latest outing, which has seen him earn his first Oscar nomination for Best Director as well as his second for … Continue reading Dunkirk

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Naruto Shippuden Collection 31

Naruto Shippuden Collection 31 (Episodes 388-401) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 306 minutes approx. Release Date: February 26th  Oh Naruto, why must you tease us so? We’ve only just resumed the Fourth Great Ninja War (again!) and yet you still desert us just as things get good. Yes, it’s another one … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 31

Scribe (La mécanique de l’ombre)

Scribe (La mécanique de l'ombre) France (2016) Dir. Thomas Kruithof There is an inherent problem with the command hierarchy in the workplace where those at the very top tend to operate on their own terms with those beneath limited to a “need to know” basis. Yet, when the brown stuff hits the fan it is … Continue reading Scribe (La mécanique de l’ombre)

Kills On Wheels (Tiszta szívvel)

Kills On Wheels (Tiszta szívvel) Hungary (2016) Dir. Attila Till While Hollywood is trying to redeem itself following outcries of its lack of diversity in representing gender, race and sexual minorities in its films, the rest of the world is not only already way ahead of them but is also giving screen time to another … Continue reading Kills On Wheels (Tiszta szívvel)

A Woman’s Life

A Woman’s Life (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 119 minutes approx. Release Date – February 12th Director Stéphane Brizé, confounds expectations by following his multi-award winning social drama The Measure Of A Man with an uncharacteristic spartan period drama. A Woman’s Life, an adaptation of the 19th century novel Une … Continue reading A Woman’s Life

Rita’s Last Fairy Tale (Poslednyaya skazka Rity)

Rita’s Last Fairy Tale (Poslednyaya skazka Rity) Russia (2012) Dir. Renata Litvinova If asked to describe the physical manifestation of Death aka The Grim Reaper, the scythe wielding, cloaked skeletal figure would likely be the default suggestion from most people; cinephiles might instead reference the similarly hooded character with the pallid complexion and a taste … Continue reading Rita’s Last Fairy Tale (Poslednyaya skazka Rity)

The Oath (Eiðurinn)

The Oath (Eiðurinn) Iceland (2016) Dir. Baltasar Kormákur Parents will go to any lengths to protect their children, even if it means putting a strain on their relationship upsetting their offspring regardless of how truculent they may be about it. But is there such a thing as going too far? Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur returns … Continue reading The Oath (Eiðurinn)