Film reviews and more

Day: 15 May 2011

Interview: Lee Jeong-beom, ‘The Man from Nowhere’

The head of CUEAFS Spencer Murphy interviews Korean director Lee Jeong-beom at the 2011 Udine Far East Fim Festival. Jeong-beom’s latest film The Man from Nowhere (2010) left no empty seats at the Italian premiere screening.Spencer Murphy: Your film The Man from Nowhere received a […]

DVD Releases: ‘Lovely, Still’

★★★☆☆ It can be argued that mature romance is a rarely found theme in contemporary cinema, so much so that when it comes to describing Lovely, Still (2008) the first thing you should know is that it is a film that depicts a tenderly observed […]

DVD Releases: ‘The Twilight Zone’ Season One Blu-ray (1959-1960)

★★★★★ Having been available in the States and Australia for some time now, the Blu-Ray release of the first season of The Twilight Zone finally reaches UK shores. However, this isn’t just for Zone fans; this Blu-ray release also means that there is now an opportunity […]

DVD Review: ‘I Saw the Devil’

★★★★☆ Like so many films of its ilk, the opening scene in director Kim Jee-Woon’s stylishly brutal I Saw the Devil (2010) sees a vulnerable young woman viciously murdered in her car by a sadistic serial killer whilst awaiting rescue. Starting as he means to […]