DVD Review: The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears

DVD Review: The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears

You may think I sound very negative about the film and part of me would love the directors to add a little more substance and character development to their films, but this is still a mightily impressive piece of cinema. Much like Nicolas Winding Refn’s last couple of films, this is all about the style and atmosphere, and my God does THE STRANGE COLOUR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS have them in spades. An ultra-stylish homage to the Italian Giallo genre.

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Blu-Ray Review: Nashville

Blu-Ray Review: Nashville

Director: Robert Altman Screenplay: Joan Tewkesbury Starring: Michael Murphy, Keith Carradine, Ronee Blakley, Ned Beatty, Geraldine Chaplin, Shelley Duvall, Henry Gibson, Scott Glenn, Jeff Goldblum, Barbara Harris, Karen Black Producer: Robert Altman Country: USA Running Time: 160 min Year: 1975 BBFC Certificate: 15 In 1970, M*A*S*H finally got Robert Altman...

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Blu-Ray Review: This Sporting Life

Blu-Ray Review: This Sporting Life

Director: Lindsay Anderson Screenplay: David Storey Based on a Novel by: David Storey Starring: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell Producer: Karel Reisz Country: UK Running Time: 134 min Year: 1963 BBFC Certificate: 12 After watching Lindsay Anderson’s excellent if…. last week, I was excited to travel back through the...

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Blu-Ray Review: if….

Blu-Ray Review: if….

Director: Lindsay Anderson Screenplay: David Sherwin Based on a Script by: David Sherwin & John Howlett Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Robert Swann, Hugh Thomas, Guy Ross Producers: Lindsay Anderson, Michael Medwin & Albert Finney (uncredited) Country: UK Running Time: 112 min Year: 1968 BBFC Certificate: 15 My year of...

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Blu-Ray Review: Boomerang!

Director: Elia Kazan Screenplay: Richard Murphy Based on an Article by: Fulton Oursler Starring: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur Kennedy Producer: Louis De Rochemont Country: USA Running Time: 88 min Year: 1947 BBFC Certificate: PG Elia Kazan is a fascinating figure in the history of American cinema. Not only did he direct a number of cast iron...

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