August 2016

Still Alice (2014)

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

  According to Julianne Moore, her husband’s first reaction after seeing her film Still Alice (2014), was emotional. He told her that she was bound to win an Oscar for [...]

The Halfway House (1944)

August 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ghosts come in all shapes and sizes, and are well documented as appearing in animal as well as the more common human form. But seldom do you see or hear of a spectral [...]

Arrietty (2010)

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sho (Ryunosuke Kamiki) is sick and has been sent by his parents to stay with his aunt Sadako (Keiko Ohtake) in her large house, on the edge of Tokyo. Sadako is away much of [...]

Ruth & Alex (2014)

August 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

It takes a film of depth, dealing with issues which effect us all, to stand out from a field saturated, as today’s cinema is, by an increasing amount of flimsy and [...]

Dance Hall (1950)

August 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ealing Studios had a way of always surprising you. Though their name may be most readily associated with comedy they were equally prolific in other genres, a favourite of [...]

The Echo (2008)

August 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Echo (2008) is one of those films which sounds good on paper, but unfortunately fails to deliver on its promises. Promoted as a tense and creepy thriller, this mystery / [...]