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Benjamin – Film Review

  Benjamin (2019) Dir.  Simon Amstell Cast: Colin Morgan, Phenix Brossard, Joel Fry, Jack Rowan, Jessica Raine, Anna Chancellor Runtime: 85 mins Benjamin is on general release in the...

Kindergarten Teacher – Film Review

Kindergarten Teacher (2019) Dir: Sara Colangelo Cast: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gael García Bernal, Michael Chernus, Parker Sevak Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes Showing at Home, Manchester and on general...

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:...

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...

Being Frank – The Chris Sievey Story: film review

Being Frank follows the life of comedian Frank Sidebottom and his creator Chris Sievey. Nigel Carr reviews the release for Louder Than War.

Burning – Film Review

Burning (2018) Dir: Lee Chang-Dong Cast: Ah-in Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jeon Run time: 2 hours 28 min Out now An adaptation of a Haruki Murakami short story, Chang-Dong's Oscar...

If Beale Street Could Talk – Film Review

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) Dir: Barry Jenkins Cast: Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Regina King Runtime: 1 hour 59 mins Showing at Home, Manchester and on general...

Human Desire – film review

Human Desire (1954) Director: Fritz Lang Cast: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Broderick Crawford Runtime: 90 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 11/02/2019 8/10 Jamie Havlin assesses a startlingly dark, late film noir...

The Favourite – Film Review

  The Favourite (2018) Dir: Yorgos Lanthimos Cast: Olivia Coleman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz Duration: 1 hour 59 minutes Rating: 15 Out now on general release Both Lobster (2015) and The...

Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte – film review

Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) Director: Robert Aldrich Cast: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 21/01/2019 7/10 Jamie Havlin examines the classic American psychological thriller originally...

Under the Tree – film review

Under The Tree shows how huge acrimony can grow from such small seedlings. It's darker than an Icelandic winter. Jamie Havlin reviews.

Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy – film review

Jamie Havlin assesses the brand new 4K restorations of the Once Upon a Time in China trilogy, available for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK in a special Limited Edition Box Set.





R.E.M.: Monster Turns Twenty-Five – album review

Monster saw R.E.M. devote songs to stalkers, sex and celebrity, while embarking on a...

Pete Bentham & The Dinner Ladies ‘England’s Up For Sale’ – album review

Pete Bentham & The Dinner Ladies 'England's Up For Sale' (Antipop Records) CD | DL Rel...

Sweden could become 1st country to enshrine the rights of nature

"Economic growth has been the real goal, not a healthy environment. I'm tired of this era, where our arrogant worldview has driven us far beyond the planetary boundaries."

Zonal: Wrecked – album review

Here is an album you will want to get lost in many times over and it is one that even during its most oppressive moments allows for a space around the edges so you can breathe and remain locked and focused on its main agenda. This is music to get you up and at 'em. Music to storm castles and destroy parliaments. An album with a clear and unifying agenda, which is welcoming without being soft, beautiful in it ugliness and 100% the results of artists at the peak of their powers.

Hurtling: Future From Here – album review ‘Simply a great album, a stunning debut and a future classic’

Album Review Hurtling - Future From Here  (Onomatopoeia) CD/ DL/ LP Released 18 Oct 2019 Navigating soundscapes from...