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.

Green Room Review

Green Room is a nasty piece of work. It really is. And yet writer/director Jeremy Saulnier probably wouldn’t have it any other way. His follow-up to the stylish (and also slightly icky) Blue Ruin is certainly a... Read More...

Jimi: All Is By My Side DVD Review

Who doesn’t like a biopic? Well, who doesn’t like a music biopic? There may have been a few duds along the years but to look back at Walk the Line and Ray is to do so with fond remembrance, even if they are bot... Read More...

British actresses on the rise

Karen Gillan is having a spectacular year; having starred in two of 2014’s best films and now leading the way to the big screen for an ever-increasing batch of talented, young female actors from the UK. Oculus, the first of these films will be released on Blu-ray and DVD in time for Halloween.

That Awkward Moment Review

“So…” The foundation of That Awkward Moment’s title could just as easily be the beginning of our review. It refers to the moment when the question “so… where is this going?”, or some variation therein, is asked... Read More...

The Look of Love DVD Review

Steve Coogan’s pet project looks at a man, Paul Raymond, who is similar to Coogan in that he is a self-made Northerner who finds great success in the entertainment business.