Orchestra Rehearsal Blu Ray review

A metaphor for Italian politics? A film about the disorder in creating order in art? The final collaboration between Oscar winning composer Nino Rota and famed film director Federico Fellini. A TV crew have dec... Read More...

A Woman’s Life Blu Ray review

A woman trapped in the world of 19th century men, comes to terms with the disillusionment felt by generations of women. Jeanne (Judith Chemla) has just completed her education. This is a remarkable thing in the... Read More...

Viva L’Italia Blu Ray Review

Rossellini favourite film comes to Blu Ray for the first time and we are underwhelmed. 100 years of the unified Italian state lead to the creation of this film. Celebrating the life of national unifying force a... Read More...

The Witches DVD Review

This portmanteau film is a mixture of brilliance and bollocks in equal measure. Five stories linked together by the face of Italian cinema Silvana Mangano and five directors of international reputation. From Vi... Read More...
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Jia Zhangke Collection DVD review

Chinese Director and member of the 'Sixth generation' of Chinese cinema, Jia Zhangke, gets this superb release of three of his more recent films. The first is the documentary, mixed reality film '24 CITY' (2008... Read More...