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Last Hurrah for Chivalry / Hand of Death: Two Films by John Woo – review"
Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979) / Hand of Death (1976) Director: John Woo Cast: Damian Lau, Wai Pak / Dorian Tan, James Tien, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung Length: 107 mins / 95 mins Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 24 June 2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin examines a couple of 1970s martial arts movies from legendary Hong Kong […]
Booksmart- Film Review"
Booksmart (2019) Dir. Olivia Wilde Cast: Beanie Feldstein, Kaitlyn Dever, Billie Lourd, Lisa Kudrow Duration: 102 minutes Out now on general release and showing at Home, Manchester Director Olivia Wilde has crafted a hugely entertaining film that deserves the widest audience – for those who can keep up with the pace. In Booksmart, the debut […]
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 […]
Stories from the She-Punks, a film by Gina Birch and Helen Reddington"
Stories from the She-Punks (2018) Directors: Gina Birch and Helen Reddington Cast: Viv Albertine, Gina Birch, Gaye Black, Rachel Bor, Shanne Bradley, Vivien Goldman, Helen McCookerybook, June Miles-Kingston, Jane Munro, Liz Naylor, Lucy O’Brien, Palmolive, Ana da Silva, Hestor Smith, Trash, Enid Williams, Jane Woodgate, Lesley Woods and more. Language: English Runtime: 45 minutes Release […]
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 […]