Film and TV
Categories in this section
Kiyoshi Kurosawa: Journey to the Shore – film review"
Journey to the Shore (2015) Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Cast: Tadanobu Asano, Eri Fukatsu Runtime: 128 minutes Format: Dual Format Out Now 7/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at one of the most successful Japanese films of recent years. The films opens with a little girl, Shiori, learning to play the piano. She has a clunky […]
Josef von Sternberg’s The Last Command – film review"
The Last Command (1928) Director: Josef von Sternberg Cast: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent Runtime: 88 minutes Format: Dual Format Out Now 9/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at one of the finest and most significant films of the silent era. Inspired by the true story of General Lodijenski, a Russian aristocrat and general, who after […]
Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900 (Novecento) – film review"
1900 (1976) Director: Bernardo Bertolucci Cast: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Burt Lancaster Runtime: 315 minutes Format: 2 Blu-ray discs Available now 7/10 Louder Than War’s Jamie Havlin takes a look at a gargantuan cinematic saga from Italian master director Bernardo Bertolucci. I’m currently re-reading Peter Biskind’s Down and Dirty Pictures, a book with a […]
BEAT GIRL: BFI Flipside Cult Film – Blu-ray / DVD review"
Louder Than War reviews the cult British film about late-fifties youth-rebellion, soon to be reissued by BFI Flipside, which also features John Barry’s debut score
Man with a Movie Camera and Other Works by Dziga Vertov – film review"
Man with a Movie Camera and Other Works Director: Dziga Vertov Year: 1929 (Man with a Movie Camera) Runtime: 298 minutes (collective length) Format: Dual Format Out: 18 April 2016 9/10 Often hailed as as the greatest documentary ever made, Man With a Movie Camera is reviewed here for Louder Than War by Jamie Havlin. […]