Film reviews and more

Day: 27 November 2012

Blu-ray Review: ‘Southern Comfort’

★★★☆☆ Walter Hill once said: “Every film I’ve done has been a western”, alluding to the assimilation of a moral (and, at times, very immoral) universe fabricated by the genre. The maverick director had a natural […]

DVD Review: ‘The Jia Zhang-Ke Collection’

★★★★☆ Chinese director Jia Zhang-Ke may already be well-known to cineliterate Western audiences for his 2006 film Still Life or, perhaps from his effort two years later, 24 City (2008). A pivotal part of the ‘Sixth Generation’ […]

DVD Review: ‘The Czechoslovak New Wave’

★★★★☆ Many a film fan may have gone through life thus far without lavishing an abundance of attention on the cinema of Czechoslovakia – or even, for that matter, being aware of the Czech New Wave. […]