Film reviews and more

Day: 11 January 2016


DVD Review: Hana-Bi

★★★★☆ Perhaps best known in the UK for his game show Takeshi’s Castle, actor-director ‘Beat’ Takeshi Kitano is as enigmatic and multi-talented an artist as he is a prolific filmmaker. In the first of three Blu-ray releases this year, Third Window films brings us […]

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DVD Review: 45 Years

★★★★☆ One of the most bizarre omissions from last week’s Bafta nominations was that Charlotte Rampling did not receive a nod for her heart-breaking turn in Andrew Haigh’s superlative British drama, 45 Years (2015). She and Tom Courtenay appear as a couple approaching their […]