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Pirates

Beloved TV and radio personality Reggie Yates makes his directorial feature debut with this charming coming-of-age Brit romp that celebrates the power of music in a way that only a DJ could. Pirates is a cheerful and undeniably...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wild Things – Limited Edition Arrow Films

The erotic thriller, at one point a staple of Hollywood churn has slipped by the wayside. In many ways the likes of Hitchcock touched on it before DePalma raised the ‘erotic’ part and finally, when it reached its zenith, the li...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Keith Jarrett: The Art of Improvisation

Originally released back in 2004, this definitive documentary on beloved jazz icon Keith Jarrett has been given a long overdue Blu-ray release from EuroArts following the musician’s announcement in late 2021 that he was retirin...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Uncharted

For fans of the video game franchise, Uncharted is as close to a modern day, interactive Indiana Jones there’s ever been. You’ve got the loveable, roguish hero, his assortment of side-kicks, high-stakes adventures, big macguffi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Revolver

“Makes Death Wish look like wishful thinking!” was the immortal tagline that accompanied the film upon its US release (also retitled Blood In The Streets), but Revolver—as is to be expected from director Sergio Sollima—is a muc...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Execution In Autumn

Referred to as “the godfather of Taiwanese cinema”, director Lee Hsing (who passed away in 2021 at the age of 91) combined Western realism with the neo-Confucian ideals advocated by the nationalist government in Taiwan.  Execut...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Vise & Mark Saber Of London

Native New Yorkers, Edward J. and Harry Lee Danziger–producers extraordinaire—set up shop in Britain in 1952 and, for a decade, were arguably the world’s most prolific independent supplier of television shows and &#...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Wrong Arm Of The Law

From the pen of TV comedy-gods, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (Hancock’s Half Hour, Steptoe And Son) comes The Wrong Arm Of The Law—a comedy crime-caper that finally gets its blu-ray release this May. Fully-restored for the first...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Jackass Forever

MTV’s Jackass has always been one of those marmite franchises. You either love it, or loathe it. With that in mind, it’s difficult to review any of the films in the series because your mileage will vary considerably, depending ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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DC Showcase: Constantine – The House of Mystery

DC Showcase: Constantine – The House of Mystery picks up the story where 2020’s Justice League Dark: Apokolips War ended, with half an hour of macabre adventure presented in the style of a portmanteau horror. Matt Ryan (Constan...