Film reviews and more

Day: 7 January 2014


DVD Review: ‘Lust in the Dust’

★★★☆☆ You’ve got to hand it to Arrow Video for assembling an increasingly bizarre collection of lost obscurities for new generations to enjoy. One such oddity is Paul Bartel’s Lust in the Dust (1985), a film which almost defies description. Starring Tab Hunter, Divine and Lainie Kazan, this amalgamation of western homage and […]


Blu-ray Review: ‘Big Trouble in Little China’

★★★★☆ When reflecting on eighties action, it doesn’t take long for your mind to discharge aphorisms. Robust Yankee warriors annihilating endless swarms of natives to the clunking default setting of room-sized synthesisers. And then there was Kurt Russell: the buckled embodiment of the American Dream; the ‘Hell yeah’ guy, frequently playing the unassuming […]