Film reviews and more

Day: 9 November 2015

DVD Review: ‘The Immortal Story’

★★★★☆ Made for French television in 1968, Orson Welles’ The Immortal Story is a beguiling and hypnotic meditation, on art and artifice, and the trickery and magic of storytelling. Adapted from a short story by Danish […]

Blu-ray Review: ‘The Goonies’

★★★★☆ “Goonies never say die”, the now immortal rallying cry by young adventurer Mickey (Sean Astin) to his band of fellow teen treasure hunters can’t help but echo the enduring appeal of this film. Thanks to […]

DVD Review: ‘Best of Enemies’

★★★☆☆ The 1968 television debates between William F Buckley Jr and Gore Vidal, which accompanied that year’s Republican and Democratic conventions, had an impact on political commentary that is still evident today. New documentary Best of […]