To coincide with the airing on UK terrestrial TV of French supernatural series Les Revenants (The Returned), Robin Campillo's 2004 film of the same name has been released on DVD. I took a look at the original for Electric Sheep, click on the link below to read my thoughts.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Wednesday, 17 July 2013
Having reached its 25th anniversary (where has the time gone?) Katsuhiro Otomo's ground-breaking anime Akira has been re-released for a number of select, celebratory screenings in the UK. Click on the link below to read my thoughts for New Empress on this landmark movie.
Thursday, 11 July 2013
The sequel to Russian drama Burnt by the Sun, Nikita Mikhalkov's 1994 Cannes Grand Prix winner, was released on DVD in the UK this week. A hugely ambitious five hour WWII epic split into two films - Exodus and Citadel - Burnt by the Sun II is not the write off its disastrous box office performance and critical mauling would suggest. Click on the link below to read my thoughts on it for Eye For Film.
Monday, 8 July 2013
Harve Bennett and Steven Bochco's mid-seventies take on The Invisible Man, which ran for one season on TV, was released for the first time today on DVD in the UK. Click on the link below to read my less than enthusiastic review for Eye For Film
Srdjan Dragojevic's comedy drama The Parade was recently released on DVD in the UK. A tale of gay rights, culture clashes and socio-political upheaval, The Parade is by turns funny, harsh and touching. Click on the link below and read my review for New Empress