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Day: 6 November 2012

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DVD Review: ‘Santa Sangre’

★★★★☆ An unmitigated, bloody spectacle from start to finish, Chilean-French director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s cult classic Santa Sangre (Holy Blood, 1989) recaptured the imagination of many upon its limited UK theatrical earlier this year, courtesy of avant-garde connoisseurs Mr Bongo Films. Reissued this week on […]

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Casque d’Or’

★★★☆☆ Jacques Becker’s 1952 French melodrama Casque d’Or celebrates its 60th anniversary this week with a deserved Blu-ray rerelease, courtesy of UK distributor StudioCanal. Often overlooked in discussions of genuinely groundbreaking French cinema – and perhaps understandably so – Becker’s well-shot and well-acted Belle […]