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Zu Warriors From The Magic Mountain – film review

Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983) Director: Tsui Hark Cast: Yuen Biao, Adam Cheng, Brigitte Lin, Sammo Hung Run Time: 98 minutes Language: Cantonese (with optional English...

The Year Of The Sex Olympics – film review

The Year of the Sex Olympics (1968) Director: Michael Elliott Cast: Tony Vogel, Leonard Rossiter, Brian Cox Run Time: 103 mins DVD release: 20 April 2020 Jamie Havlin examines...

Kwaidan – film review

Kwaidan (1964) Director: Masaki Kobayashi Cast: Rentarō Mikuni, Keiko Kishi, Kazuo Nakamura Run time: 183 mins Format: Blu-ray Language: Japanese (with optional English subtitles) Release Date: 27 April 2020 Jamie Havlin...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962) – film review

Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962) Director: Sidney Lumet Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell Runtime: 170 mins Format: Dual format Release date: 16th March 2020 Jamie...

Sunday Bloody Sunday – film review

Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) Director: John Schlesinger Cast: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head Runtime: 110 mins Cert: 15 Blu-ray release: 16 March 2020 Jamie Havlin gives his opinion on...

Raining in the Mountain – film review

Raining in the Mountain (1979) Director: King Hu Cast: Feng Hsu, Sun Yueh, Shih Chun Run time: 121 minutes Format: Dual Format (Blu-ray and DVD) Language: Mandarin with optional...

Scandal – film review

Scandal (1989) Director: Michael Caton-Jones Cast: Joanne Whalley, John Hurt, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen Run time: 115 mins Format: Dual format (Blu-ray and DVD) Release date: 24 February 2020...

Bliss – film review

Bliss (2019) Director: Joe Begos Cast: Dora Madison, Tru Collins Run time: 80 minutes Format: Blu-ray Out: 10th February 2020 8/10 Jamie Havlin assesses Bliss, the disorienting and disturbing third feature...

An Unconscious Coupling: Rocketman and Joker – The Double Life of Film

What can box-office hits tell us about the human condition? In the light of their success, Lee Ashworth reconsiders two of last year's biggest hits,...

Bait – film review

Bait (2019) Director: Mark Jenkin Cast: Edward Rowe, Mary Woodvine, Simon Shepherd Runtime: 89 minutes Format: Dual format Release Date: 20th January 2020 8/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at a...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night – Film Review

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (2018) Dir. Bi Gan Cast: Tang Wei, Huang Jue  Duration: 138 mins Cert: 12A Release Date: Out now at Home, Manchester and on general...

A Year In Film: 2019

Louder Than War’s Lee Ashworth looks back and takes stock of 2019 as a year in film. 2019 has been an unexpectedly light year in...

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