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November – film review"
November (2017) Director: Rainer Sarnet Cast: Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Dieter Laser Format: Dual format Language: Estonian with optional English subtitles Run Time: 115 minutes Release Date: 13th May 2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin assesses one of the most inventive and fantastical dramas of recent international cinema. November opens with striking bleached out images of nature: […]
Cujo Limited Edition Box Set – film review"
Cujo (1983) Director: Lewis Teague Cast: Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh-Kelly, Running Time: 91 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 29th April 2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at a big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s cult horror novel featuring a rabid St. Bernard dog. When we first meet the Trentons, it’s easy to […]
The White Reindeer – film review"
The White Reindeer (1952) Director: Erik Blomberg Cast: Mirjami Kuosmanen, Kalervo Nissilä Language: Finnish with optional English subtitles Runtime: 108 minutes Release Date: 8/04/19 Format: Dual format 8/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at Erik Blomberg’s supernatural fairy tale based on Sámi mythology. The White Reindeer (Valkoinen peura) tells the story of Pirita (Mirjami Kuosmanen), […]
Wheels on Meals: re-release – film review"
Wheels on Meals (1984) Director: Sammo Hung Cast: Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung Language: Cantonese / English Year: 1984 Runtime: 107 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 18/03/2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin assesses one of the most highly regarded martial-arts comedies ever made. Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao: three boys who became pals while […]
Sink the Bismarck! – film review"
Sink the Bismarck! (1960) Director: Lewis Gilbert Cast: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner Runtime: 97 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 11/03/2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin gives his take on a film telling the true story of one of World War II’s most notorious sea battles. Based on C. S. Forester’s 1958 novel The Last Nine […]