Scene from Murnau's Faust

Home Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon in Wild

11 May 2015-05-11

Out This Week   Wild (Fox, cert 15) Apart from The Young Victoria (which was a hack job done for cash, I suspect), the Canadian director Jean-Marc Vallée has had a good run of interesting

Read More »
Imogen Poots and Anton Yelchin, Green Room

12 September 2016-09-12

  Out This Week     Green Room (Altitude, cert 18) Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to his debut subjects a band of likeable punk nobodies to sustained extreme attack by a gang of neo-Nazi thugs. If

Read More »
Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in Mr Holmes

12 October 2015-10-12

  Out This Week     Mr Holmes (EOne, cert PG) A bit of a something and nothing here, with Ian McKellen playing a crusty 90-something Sherlock Holmes coming to terms with the loss of

Read More »
Toma Cuzin as the escaped Gypsy in Aferim!

14 December 2015-12-14

  Out This Week   Aferim! (StudioCanal, cert 18) In spite of the fact that it won the Silver Bear at Berlin, Aferim! had no proper cinema release in the UK, and even its home

Read More »
Domhnall Gleeson and Saoirse Ronan slow dance in Brooklyn

29 February 2016-02-29

  Out This Week     James White (Soda, cert 15) Josh Mond was a producer on Martha Marcy May Marlene and now makes his feature debut with the sort of grown-up seriously accomplished filigree

Read More »

28 January 2013-01-28

Out in the UK This Week     Holy Motors (Artificial Eye, cert 18, Blu-ray/DVD) From Leos Carax, who only seems to manage one feature film a decade, a unique and remarkable French film that

Read More »
Mark Stanley as a soldier in a minefield in Kajaki

8 June 2015-06-08

  Out This Week     Kajaki (Spirit, cert 15) To find a really good, really British war film (so, no, not Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down or Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, both of

Read More »
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Johnny Knoxville

27 May 2013-05-27

    Out in the UK This Week The Last Stand (Lionsgate, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD) Welcome back Arnold Schwarzenegger, just a touch arthritic after all those years running California and now, with seven projects announced

Read More »
Géza Röhrig in Son of Saul

4 July 2016-07-04

  Out This Week   Son of Saul (Curzon, cert 15) How do you make a film about the horrors of Auschwitz without it becoming exploitative misery porn? This Hungarian winner of the Cannes Grand

Read More »