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Madame Bovary DVD Review

Sophie Barthes' Madame Bovary is finally arriving on DVD in the UK and fights it corner well as a worthy adaptation of the Gustave Flaubert novel and yet as time goes on, it seems to become harder and harder for filmmakers to create their own vision of this well known tale.
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The Handmaiden Review

What do you get if you mix Park Chan-wook, the director of possibly one of the best thrillers of all time (Oldboy of course) and British writing royalty Sarah Waters' Victorian era set classic, Fingersmith? Well you get The Handmaiden and quite frankly, as an audience, we are lucky that this film exists because it's bloody terrific.
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Seoul Station Blu-ray Review

Last year's thrilling ride, Train To Busan was one of the best horror films of the decade - fast paced, emotional and packed an incredible punch. Alas it wasn't going to be long until Busan's prequel; the animation, Seoul Station was to be released.

Film noir with Frank & Lola

Film Noir was the bedrock of cinema in the 40s and 50s, with the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Robert Mitchum dominating the genre. Recent decades have seen the rise of ‘Neo-Noir’ - all the elements of a classic film noir, but with modern themes and visual elements.

John Waters talks Multiple Maniacs, Divine and filmmaking today

We were recently joined by the fascinating cult director, John Waters. Best known for Hairspray, Cry Baby (with a young Johnny Depp) and Serial Mom (with a fantastic performance from Kathleen Turner) and the work that he did in the 70s with drag queen, Divine, Waters has traversed the underground and Hollywood for over 40 years. His 1970 film, Multiple Maniacs recently received a beautiful restoration and a Blu-ray release on the Criterion Collection (in stores now).