Film reviews and more

Day: 9 September 2011

Film Review: ‘Post Mortem’

★★★★☆ Post Mortem (2010) is a powerful, evocative film from Chilean director Pablo Larraín, with stunning performances from Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers and Amparo Noguera. This is Larraín’s second entry (they are not in chronological order) […]

Film Review: ‘Kes’

★★★★☆ A true British classic, Ken Loach’s 1969 debut feature Kes has been digitally restored for a rerelease this week. Adapted from Barry Hines novel A Kestrel for a Knave, the film explores the delicate relationship […]

Film Review: ‘A Lonely Place to Die’

★★☆☆☆ Julian Gilbey’s A Lonely Place to Die (2011) – starring Melissa George, Ed Speleers, Eamonn Walker and Sean Harris – is yet another example of heavy marketing for a substandard product. The posters are everywhere and […]

Secret Cinema: California Classics presents ‘Top Gun’

Tony Scott’s action classic Top Gun (1986) – starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer – was the centre piece for the second day of Future Cinema’s California Classics double-bill last Sunday (Joel Schumacher’s The […]