K-Shop (2016)

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Salah (Ziad Abaza) puts his academic studies on-hold in order to help his father run the family kebab shop, in a seaside town on England’s South Coast. After [...]

Drive (2011)

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Drive, one of cinema’s smash hits from 2011, is like a bad car crash – you know you shouldn’t really stop to watch, but you just can’t help yourself. The [...]

Inseparable (2011)

November 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sometimes you really have to question the aim of a film. Inseparable (2011), written and directed by Dayyan Eng and starring Kevin Spacey, Daniel Wu and Beibi Gong, is a case [...]

Parkland (2013)

November 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Even in today’s culture of mass produced film fodder, something occasionally appears which reignites your passion for one of the basic fundamentals at the core [...]

Robin Redbreast (1970)

November 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Several classic television chillers, dusted down and rereleased by the BFI, seem tailor made for Halloween and the haunting season. Amongst them is Robin Redbreast [...]

War Horse (2011)

November 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

    There are two types of film within the rarefied world of the Hollywood Blockbuster – those made by Steven Spielberg, and those which aren’t! War [...]

Murder By Decree (1978)

October 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Only a cynic would claim that a film which had disappeared from view for so many years, got an airing on DVD due to the Academy Award recognition in recent years of [...]

The Iceman (2012)

October 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Watching The Iceman, the thriller by Israeli director Ariel Vromen starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder and Ray Liotta, one can’t help query the choice of such [...]