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Shocking Moments

As December 25th inches ever closer, many of us will be wondering what the man in the red onesie will be leaving in our stockings come Christmas day.

The Dardennes Collection

For nearly 25 years now Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have crafted an impressive body of films that has confirmed them as some of the greatest filmmakers currently working in Europe.


Death Scenes

If Wizzard’s relentlessly cheery I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday, blaring out of every shop, café and restaurant is starting to make you feel a little … shall we say … tense, then Greg Evans has the prefect antidote. A To...

My Neighbour Totoro

Hayao Miyazaki, the legendary Japanese animator is one of the most beloved figures in all of film.


A Simple Life

Life has a way of juxtaposing things.

Cosmopolis DVD

Cosmopolis is a hard film to like. It contains very little plot. Its characters are hard to associate with and ultimately feel completely alien.


A Royal Affair

When you first see the poster for A Royal Affair, you could be forgiven for thinking ‘oh wow, another costume drama. Here we go again’

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Based upon the satirical comic strip character invented by cartoonist



  Some films simply try to do too much; as a musical that brings in elements of romance, comedy and drama and spans over 40 years, Beloved is an impressive vision that suffers from its lack of detail. Christophe Honoré’s f...

The Return of Giallo

Let’s be honest, modern horror is in dire straights at the moment.