Film reviews and more

Day: 18 September 2012

DVD Review: ‘Don Quixote’

★★★★☆ Released on DVD for the first time in the UK courtesy of Mr Bongo, Grigori Kozintsev’s big screen adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote (Don Kikhot, 1957) has long been regarded as the pre-eminent cinematic version of this […]

Blu-ray Review: ‘Les Enfants du Paradis’

★★★★★ Voted ‘The best French film ever made’ by the prestigious French Film Academy in 1995, the brand new 4K restored version of Marcel Carné’s 1945 classic Les Enfants du Paradis finally makes its way to Blu-ray this week after […]

DVD Review: ‘Cloclo’

★★★☆☆ Adapting the astounding life of 1960s/70s French pop sensation Claude François (aka ‘Cloclo’) for the big screen was never going to be an easy task for any director, regardless of past experience in the area. Yet that was just […]

DVD Review: ‘London on the Move’ (BFI release)

★★★★☆ London on the Move, the tenth volume in the BFI’s bestselling double-DVD British Transport Films Collection, makes for fascinating viewing. This collection of short films, produced by the BTF Film Unit for London Transport during the post-war period of […]