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Blu-ray Review: Filth

Blu-ray Review: Filth

Director/Writer: Jon S. Baird Starring: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, Joanne Froggatt, Shirley Henderson, Jim Broadbent Synopsis: Desperate to get the Detective Inspector promotion at work, copper Bruce Robertson (McAvoy) will try every dirty trick in the book to get ahead. The only issue is his chronic alcoholism and drug-taking,...

Only God Forgives DVD Review

Only God Forgives DVD Review

Director/Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn Starring: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Yayaying Rhatha Phongham, Vithaya Pansringarm, Bryon Gibson, Tom Burke Synopsis: Julian (Gosling) and his brother (Burke) work in the criminal underground of Bangkok, with Julian dealing drugs to retain power. When his brother is killed he sets out to find the person...

The Wolverine out on DVD and Blu-ray today

The Wolverine out on DVD and Blu-ray today

Available from today is James Mangold’s The Wolverine on Blu-ray and DVD. With an extended cut that gives you a darker, edgier look at Logan, this is one Marvel release you need to seek out on the shelves. The theatrical release was heralded as “the film [Wolverine] deserves”* and if you want further proof of that, see the extended edition....

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: The Lunchbox

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: The Lunchbox

Director: Ritesh Batra Writers: Ritesh Batra, Rutvik Oza Starring: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Denzil Smith Synopsis: Thanks to an error with the delivery, Saajan (Khan) winds up with the wrong lunch. Inside his mistaken lunchbox he finds a delicious curry that continues to get wrongly delivered every day. As Ila (Kaur) – the woman cooking...

Review: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Review: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Directors: Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn Writers: John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein, Erica Rivinoja Starring: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Will Forte, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews Synopsis: Flint Lockwood (Hader) successfully got everyone off Swallow Falls after the disaster in the previous film. Now a celebrity,...

Review: Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa

Review: Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa

Director: Jeff Tremaine Writers: Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, Jeff Tremaine Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Spike Jonze, Georgina Cates Synopsis: Irving Zisman (Knoxville) suddenly finds himself having to look after his 8 year-old grandson Billy (Nicoll) after his mother is taken to jail. Not wanting to face the responsibility, he decides it would...

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Locke

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Locke

Director/ Writer: Steven Knight Starring: Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Tom Holland, Olivia Colman, Ben Daniels Synopsis: As Ivan Locke (Hardy) leaves work one night he begins travelling the M6, on his way to London where he makes a handful of calls fundamental to his rapidly-changing livelihood. Despite how clichéd this may sound, it’s true –...

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Director: Chemi Karasawa Starring: Elaine Stritch, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, James Gandolfini, Rob Bowman Synopsis: A documentary on Elaine Stritch – Broadway star and regular 30 Rock guest. Mainly detailing her new show, “Elaine Stritch Singin’ Sondheim…One Song at a Time”. Being part of “the scene” for so long, it’s easy to imagine an...

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Parkland

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Parkland

Director/ Writer: Peter Landesman Starring: Paul Giamatti, James Badge Dale, Zac Efron, Ron Livingston, Marcia Gay Harden, David Harbour, Billy Bob Thorton, Jacki Weaver, Tom Welling, Mark Duplass, Gil Bellows, Colin Hanks Synopsis: Following the immediate aftermath of Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas, Texas and subsequent days after it. Focusing on the...

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Only Lovers Left Alive

57th BFI London Film Festival Review: Only Lovers Left Alive

Director/ Writer: Jim Jarmusch Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright Synopsis: Two ageless vampires, Adam (Hiddleston) and Eve (Swinton) reunite after a cross-continental divide, still trying to survive on love and blood in the depressing 21st Century. Jim Jarmusch proudly alludes to his muses in most...