The Personal History Of David Copperfield

The Personal History Of David Copperfield (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Lionsgate) Running Time: 120 minutes approx. Confession - I’ve never read Dickens. I know many of the titles of his works and, like most people, I’m very familiar with A Christmas Carol since it has been adapted and lampooned more times than Paul … Continue reading The Personal History Of David Copperfield

Okja

Okja Korea/US (2017) Dir. Bong Joon-ho Having pulled off the impossible by being an Asian director to actually make a decent film in the US with 2013’s Snowpiercer Bong Jong-ho tries his luck again with this savage satire on capitalist greed, the commercial food industry and animal cruelty. In 2007, the awkward CEO of agrochemical … Continue reading Okja

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange US (2016) Dir. Scott Derrickson In the year of the Marvel vs. DC war on the big screen, Marvel are so far 2-0 up with Deadpool and Captain America: Civil War both delivering the goods whilst DC’s Batman vs. Superman and Suicide Squad were disappointments critically and at the box office. Can Marvel … Continue reading Doctor Strange

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer Korea (2013) Dir. Bong Joon-ho In 2014 an experiment to counter global warming goes horribly awry, creating an ice age which wipes out the majority of the human race. The survivors were placed on environmentally durable train called the Snowpiercer designed and built by a rich scientist and train lover named Wilford (Ed Harris), … Continue reading Snowpiercer

I Am Love (Io sono l’amore)

  I Am Love (Io sono l'amore) Italy (2009) Dir. Luca Guadagnino The complex personal lives of the affluent Recchi family of Milan come under scrutiny following a tense birthday dinner party thrown for ailing patriarch Edoardo Sr. (Gabriele Ferzetti). Grandson Edoardo (Edo) Jr (Flavio Parenti) lost a race earlier in the day to humble … Continue reading I Am Love (Io sono l’amore)