Caught Review

Alongside the BFI Southbank's Martin Scorsese retrospective is Martin Scorsese Curates, a personal selection from the vast range of films he has helped to preserve through The Film Foundation. On the face of... Read More...

Barry Lyndon Review

Barry Lyndon; odd name that. Both modern and ancient, straight forward and enigmatic, much like that of our director, Stanley Kubrick. Our main character here is Redmond Barry a poor Irish lad who, through luc... Read More...

Absolute Beginners Blu-ray Review

Director Julien Temple has spent much of his career chronicling the music and people of this odd isle with a succession of bold and brilliant documentaries such as London: The Modern Babylon and The Filth and t... Read More...

Histoire(s) du Cinéma Review

The young upstart is no more. An ageing Jean-Luc Godard sits before us his grey hairs rendered in the unflattering colours of analogue video. The 1960s are gone and with it the old machinery. The familiar cigar... Read More...

Le Mépris Review

Jean-Luc Godard had six films released in 1963. Le Mépris was one of those and it is more than most filmmakers manage in a lifetime. This is a film about a film where one director, Godard, pays his respects to many others while making a film utterly his own.