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Who Loves The Sun

Though treading a similar path to Ted Demme’s Beautiful Girls or Zach Braff’s Garden State, this tale of heading home to face old demons remains just as sprightly thanks to some sparkling turns by a trio of young ac...

Man Who Fell To Earth, The

The unique styling’s of Nic Roeg in this sci-fi character drama. Danny Boyle, in the build up to 127 Hours, commented that he finds the films of David Lean too polished but that Nic Roeg was one of his cinematic heroes. T...


Cold Fish Cinema

Tropical fish, family feuds and mass murder are all in a days work in this dark thriller.

Move Over Darling

Yes, folks, rejoice – Move Over Darling finally makes its DVD debut for hungry Doris Day fans. Some men might like the idea of having two wives. And whilst you might start contemplating the benefits of a double spouse sce...


You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger

The greatest shame about Woody Allen’s recent dip in form, perhaps now better described as a full blown plunge, is the manner in which it has tainted his achievements. The result of recurring rashes of revisionism which e...

Bedways DVD

Experimental sex in this experimental film. Bedways is the kind of low-budget, Indy spirited, experimental film that someone like Steven Soderbergh does in-between other projects to pass the time (see The Girlfriend Experience ...


Jack Goes Boating

American Indie cinema’s favourite chunky monkey, Philip Seymour Hoffman, finally makes his directorial debut with his first feature, Jack Goes Boating. Though Fat Bloke Learns To Swim might have been a more accurate title.

Route Irish

After his peculiarly upbeat dark comedy Looking For Eric in 2009 (one man’s struggle for inspiration guided by the spirit form of Eric Cantona – much better than it sounds on paper), director Ken Loach returns to fa...



As the latest in a long line of low-budget, B-movie creature features, Sharktopus intends to appeal to the same audience that watched Megashark Vs Giant Octopus on the basis of its laughable premise and the expectation of gory ...

London Boulevard

Romance and violence blossom in this gangster come love story. When William Monahan won his Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for The Departed he firmly cemented himself as one of Hollywood’s most in demand screenwriters. Oft...