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Pier Paolo Pasolini: Hawks and Sparrows / Pigsty – film review"
Hawks and Sparrows (1966) Pigsty (1969) Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Cast: Totò, Ninetto Davoli/Jean-Pierre Léaud, Pierre Clémenti Runtime: 89/98 minutes Format: Blu-ray Out Now 7/10 Jamie Havlin reviews a pair of films by controversial director – and Morrissey favourite – Pier Paolo Pasolini. Hawks and Sparrows and Pigsty are two of the lesser known films […]
Straight Outta Compton – OST : Various Artists – album review"
Straight Outta Compton – OST- Various Artists (Universal) CD/DL Out Now 8/10 If this band passed you by, check your pulse. Louder Than War’s Joe Whyte reviews the Straight Outta Compton Original Sountrack. Firstly, I’ll add the proviso that I haven’t actually seen the film yet. Despite the very helpful PR trying to source me a […]
A Touch of Zen – film review"
A Touch of Zen (1970) Director: King Hu Cast: Hsu Feng, Shih Jun Format: Dual Format Runtime: 180 minutes Out Now 9/10 Jamie Havlin reviews a film regarded by many as the greatest martial arts epic of all time. Filming on A Touch of Zen started in Taipei in 1967 although the shoot was not […]
The Friends of Eddie Coyle – film review"
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) Director: Peter Yates Cast: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle Runtime: 102 mins Format: Dual Format Out Now 9/10 Jamie Havlin reviews a film from 1973 that acts as an interesting companion piece to the recent Boston set box office hit Black Mass. With a screenplay by Paul Monash based on […]
The Ninja Trilogy – film review"
Enter the Ninja (1981) Director: Menahem Golan Cast: Franco Nero, Susan George, Shô Kosugi Runtime: 99 mins Revenge of the Ninja (1983) Director: Sam Firstenberg Cast: Shô Kosugi, Arthur Roberts Runtime: 91 mins Ninja III: The Domination (1984) Director: Sam Firstenberg Cast: Lucinda Dickey, Shô Kosugi Runtime: 92 mins Format: Dual Format Out Now 8/10 […]