Film reviews and more

Day: 28 March 2011

DVD Releases: ‘Made in Dagenham’

For a film that wants itself to be taken seriously, Made in Dagenham’s (2010) marketing campaign has made it very hard to look at the film as anything other than light-hearted and cheap. The generic ‘group of smiling people on a white background’ […]

Film Review: ‘His & Hers’

★★★★☆ What stays with the viewer most after watching Ken Wardrop’s documentary His & Hers (2011) is not the power of film, specifically documentary, to capture the intricacies of normal life; it’s the beauty of the apparently ‘normal life’ itself. […]

Special Feature: 10 facts about Vincent Gallo

1. Vincent Gallo is widely known for his work as an actor but as a young artist he poured the majority of his creativity and passions into music, working alongside graffiti artist Jean Michel Basquiat in Gray, a 1970’s experimental music […]

DVD Releases: ‘Dream Home’

Hong Kong horror Dream Home (2010) tells the story of single professional Cheng Li-sheung (Josie Ho), who grows up in an area that isn’t worth a great amount, with dreams and hopes of one day owning a harbour-view apartment. Despite working two […]