Blu-ray Review: ‘The Man in the White Suit’

★★★★☆ In 1951, Ealing Studios headed north with The Man in the White Suit, the story of a scientist, Sidney Stratton (played by Ealing stalwart Alec Guinness), who invents a super-resistant fibre that could revolutionise the textile industry and clothe the world for eternity. We meet our young hero as Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Return to Burma’

★★★☆☆ Midi Z’s debut film Return to Burma (2011) offers an unflinching insight into an under-reported part of the world. This semi-autobiographical tale, sombre in tone yet earnest in intention, focuses on a returning Burmese emigrant, whose country, despite political reform and a programme of liberalisation, remains hopeless and stagnant. Continue Reading