LSF

La Strada DVD Review

Before he hit the lofty heights of the critical adoration of his most famed films 8 ½ and La Dolce Vita, Federico Fellini had already created one masterpiece, and it almost broke him. Problematic from the start... Read More...
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Harmonium Review

Koji Fukada’s Harmonium begins like a still, mirror-like pond. It’s quiet, beautiful and reveals little. This is the core of the film, a human drama that softly exposes the dynamics of its characters and relati... Read More...
TOTF

The Olive Tree Review

When Iciar Bollain was selected for a lead part in Ken Loach’s Land and Freedom in 1995, due partly to her flaming red hair, perhaps only the Bollain herself knew what heights she would reach. Around the same t... Read More...
BTF

Bone Tomahawk DVD Review

From it’s bone-crunching beginning to it’s breathless ending, Bone Tomahawk never plays by the rules. Combining brutal action and dark comedy with a classic Western rescue mission, see The Searchers, at its cor... Read More...
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Journey to the Shore DVD Review

It’s been a long journey for Kiyoshi Kurosawa to get here. He began with film criticism in Tokyo and began making 8mm films during his time there. He then travelled to the states to study filmmaking and never r... Read More...