An Inspector Calls Blu-ray Review

If there’s one thing British films, plays and literature do well it is the representation of class and the often detrimental effects that the British class system has on social relationships. One such film that exemplifies this is Guy Hamilton’s An Inspector Calls (1954), which celebrates its 60th anniversary and is fully restored by Studio Canal on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Hobson’s Choice DVD Review

This 1954 classic from David Lean has been lovingly digitally restored on its 60th anniversary, and from its rather simple humorous domestic story and 19th Century Salford setting, was quite a departure from previous film Breaking the Sound Barrier, which explored British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.

This Is Not A Dream DVD Review

This documentary about queer and alternative video performance is an interesting and insightful look at the history of this medium from the Warhol videos made on Portapaks in the late 60s, to contemporary multimedia performances and DIY Youtube video performances from the likes of Nao Bustamante, Scottee and Dickie Beau.

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty Review

Actor-Writer-Director Terence Nance’s defiantly indie debut won the Gotham Award in 2012 for Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You, and features a very awesome soundtrack by Flying Lotus.