Film reviews and more

Day: 18 April 2011

DVD Releases: ‘Blood Simple’ (2011)

It takes an extraordinary director to decide to remake Blood Simple (1984). Reworking any Coen brothers movie would be a daunting task, but their flawless first film is almost untouchable. Zhang Yimou, though, has no fears of touching their 1984 […]

DVD Review: ‘Les Diaboliques’

★★★★★ The BFI has recently restored and released Henri-George Clouzot’s French classic spine-chiller-thriller Les Diaboliques (1955). The restoration is a great achievement and the final result looks truly beautiful. Whilst the horror element in this classic is somewhat dated, the […]