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Twilight’s Last Gleaming – film review"
Twilight’s Last Gleaming (1977) Director: Robert Aldrich Cast: Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Charles Durning Run time: 144 mins Format: Dual Format Out: 31. Oct 2016 8/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at a newly re-released political thriller from America. Based loosely on Walter Wager’s novel Viper Three, Twilight’s Last Gleaming is set in 1981, very […]
Aloys – film review"
Aloys (2016) Director: Tobias Noelle Cast: Georg Friedrich, Tilde von Overbeck Runtime: 91 minutes Format: Dual Format Out Now 7/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at a film that has picked up a number of prizes at festivals across Europe. Premiered at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, this Swiss set drama stars Austrian actor […]
Stigmata – film review"
Stigmata (1999) Director: Rupert Wainwright Cast: Patricia Arquette, Gabriel Byrne, Jonathan Pryce Run time: 102 minutes Format: Dual Format Out now 7/10 Jamie Havlin examines a supernatural horror film that proved controversial due to its religious content. Father Andrew Kiernan (Gabriel Byrne), one the Vatican’s top investigators into miracles, visits a church in Belo Quinto […]
Nĭhăo Hamtaï: Magma, first Chinese tour – Film Review"
Magma just finished a short UK tour by a three day residency at Shoreditch’s Cafe Oto. This provided the ideal tie in for The Doc’N’Roll Film Festival to present a screening of the recently released documentary about the band’s first Chinese tour in 2015. Louder Than War’s Craig Chaligne reviews. After releasing their latest studio LP […]
Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory – film review"
Paths of Glory (1957) Director: Stanley Kubrick Cast: Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Ralph Meeker Format: Blu-ray Run time: 88 minutes Out 19. Sept 2016 10/10 Jamie Havlin examines the first significant commercial success from visionary American director Stanley Kubrick. The film opens in France in 1916, in a spacious room of a grand […]