DVD Review: ‘Man of Marble’

★★★★★ It’s not just examining the realities behind socialist icons that preoccupies Polish director Andrzej Wajda’s 1977 masterpiece Man of Marble, but also the dangers of censorship and the innate deceits of cinema. It took over a decade for the filmmaker to bring his story to the screen due to Continue Reading


DVD Review: ‘An Inspector Calls’

★★★★☆ Watching Guy Hamilton’s An Inspector Calls (1954), which stars Alastair Sim, Arthur Young and Bryan Forbes, one is presented with a masterclass in tension and unease. This screen version of J.B. Priestly’s classic play, released by StudioCanal to mark the film’s 60th anniversary, focuses on the hidden secrets between Continue Reading