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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 […]
Vox Lux – Film Review"
Vox Lux (2018) Director: Brady Corbet Starring: Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle. Running Time: 114 Mins Release: On DVD and Download: 1st July, 2019. Brady Corbet’s second feature, Vox Lux, is an acutely sharp, timely satire on our preoccupations with stardom, fame and celebrity, writes James Burgess. Brady Corbet, today’s American […]
Donbass – film review"
Donbass (2018) Writer/Director: Sergei Loznitsa Cast: Tamara Yatsenko, Liudmila Smorodina, Olesya Zhurakovskaya, Boris Kamorzin 121 mins Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 24th June 2019 9/10 Jamie Havlin looks at an award winning film that examines the current conflict in Ukraine. Named after a region in Eastern Ukraine, Donbass is a film about what is going on […]
Under Fire – film review"
Under Fire – film review Under Fire: 1983 Director: Roger Spottiswoode Cast: Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman Run Time: 128 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 17th June 2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin assesses the re-release of a complex political thriller set against the backdrop of the 1979 Nicaraguan revolution. Here Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman and […]
Doc’N Roll: Shut Up and Play the Piano – Film Review"
Doc’N Roll: Shut Up and Play the Piano Dir. Phillipp Jedicke Cast: Gonzales, Peaches, Feist Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes Release: Festival screenings 2018/19 Lee Ashworth hangs on to his seat for a raucous, hilarious and insightful portrait of Chilly Gonzales, one of contemporary music’s most ferociously compelling characters, in Jedicke’s highly authentic documentary. The crux of […]