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Blu-ray Review: ‘Love Exposure’

★★★★★ Shion Sono’s Love Exposure (2008) is a unique cinematic experience which lingers long in the mind. With a running length of four hours this may sound like an exhausting endurance test, yet it is in […]

DVD Review: ‘Woman in a Dressing Gown’

★★★★☆ Temporarily gone but most certainly not forgotten, J. Lee Thompson’s compelling kitchen sink drama Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957) made its way back into UK cinemas this July courtesy of a StudioCanal re-mastered rerelease. […]

DVD Review: ‘This Must Be the Place’

★★★★☆ The Talking Heads’ 1983 single This Must Be the Place provides the inspiration for Paolo Sorrentino’s English language directorial debut This Must Be the Place (2010), a glam rock, Nazi-hunting road movie starring Academy Award […]

DVD Review: ‘Headhunters’

★★★★☆ With the recent invasion of Scandinavian crime fiction on British shores bringing with it slow-burning procedurals and flawed police officers, you might expect similar from the latest Norwegian entry into the fast growing genre. Instead, […]