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The Third Wife – film review"
The Third Wife (2018) Director: Ash Mayfair Cast: Nguyen Phuong Tra My, Mai Thu Huong Runtime: 80 mins Format: Dual Format Release Date: 19th August 2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin examines an award-winning film from Vietnam on the subject of arranged marriages. Within a minute or so of watching Ash Mayfair’s debut feature, it has already become […]
Holiday – Film Review"
Holiday (2018) Dir. Isabella Eklöf Cast: Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lai Yde, Thijs Römer, Michel Di Jong Runtime: 1 hour and 33 minutes On general release now Jonathan Bradshaw heads off to the Turkish Riviera for Isabella Eklöf’s award winning Holiday, wondering if it’s ever possible to truly get away from it all… We seem to be in a […]
Midsommar- film review"
Midsommar (2019) Dir: Ari Aster Cast: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Vilhelm Blomgren, William Jackson Harper Runtime: 2 hours 27 minutes Showing at HOME, Manchester and on general release now Ally Davies delves deep into Ari Aster’s sunny folk-horror Midsommar and looks at body horror, complexity of emotion and the unique audiovisual tapestry he employs in his […]
Coming Home – film review"
Coming Home (1978) Director: Hal Ashby Cast: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern Run time: 126 minutes Release Date: 15th July 2019 Format: Blu-ray 9/10 Jamie Havlin gives his thoughts on an award-winning portrait of American life set against the backdrop of the controversial war in Vietnam. Hal Ashby is a fascinating figure. He was […]
Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean – film review"
Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982) Director: Robert Altman Cast: Sandy Dennis, Cher, Karen Black, Kathy Bates Format: Dual format Run time: 109 minutes Release Date: 22nd July 2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin examines an often neglected drama from legendary American director Robert Altman. In the wake of the critical […]