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The Weekend Blog #5: The Problem with Lists
blog | 22 Jan 2017
In this week's blog, Slarek reflects on the problem on drawing up a pick-of-the-year list when the chances are you've not seen all the films that might qualify.
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Creepy
Creepy
blu-ray review | 22 Jan 2017
Director Kurosawa Kiyoshi returns to the dark thrillers with which he made his name on the international market with Creepy, released tomorrow on dual format by Eureka as part of the Masters of Cinema series. Slarek revisits one of last year's favourites.
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Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
dvd review | 16 Jan 2017
New site writer Clydefro Jones reviews Norman Foster's little seen and too often forgotten 1948 Film Noir starring Joan Fontaine and Burt Lancaster, available in the US as a manufactured-on-demand DVD from Universal's Vault Series.
19 Jan 2017
Horror-thriller Cruel Summer on DVD and VOD in February
An autistic teenager finds himself targeted because of a lie in directors Phillip Escott and Craig Newman's feature film debut, which comes to UK DVD and VOD next month from Solo Media and Matchbox Films.

19 Jan 2017
The BFI announces its Blu-ray and DVD releases for April
The BFI's Blu-ray and DVD slate for April 2017 has been announced, and includes low budget britfilm favourite Letter to Brezhnev and the highly anticipated restoration of German Concentration Camps Factual Survey.

18 Jan 2017
Full programme announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2017
The same day as the programme for the Dublin Film Festival is announce, the same happens for this year's Glasgow Film Festival, which runs from 15-26 February and features over 310 separate events and screenings.

18 Jan 2017
The 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival programme announced
Details of the programme for this year's Audi Dublin International Film Festival have been announced, and include Galas and World Premieres, International, First Time Directors and Special Events.

18 Jan 2017
The Dardenne brothers' The Unknown Girl on Blu-ray and DVD in February
The latest film from two time Palme D'Or winners Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, which features a superb central performance from Adèle Haenel, comes to UK Blu-ray & DVD in February from Curzon Artificial Eye.

17 Jan 2017
John Ford western Two Rode Together on dual format in March
The first collaboration between director John Ford and leading man James Stewart and one of the first Westerns to recognise the dignity and value of the Native American way of life comes to UK dual format in March from Masters of Cinema.

16 Jan 2017
Woody Allen trio on Arrow Academy Blu-ray in April
Arrow has announced its slate of Blu-ray and DVD releases for April, and it's a feast for cult movie fans, with a couple of lesser-known giallo works, a haunting 60s horror work and a glorious-looking Blu-ray set.

14 Jan 2017
Arrow anounces its April Blu-ray and DVD cult movie line-up
Arrow has announced its slate of Blu-ray and DVD releases for April, and it's a feast for cult movie fans, with a couple of lesser-known giallo works, a haunting 60s horror work and a glorious-looking Blu-ray set.

12 Jan 2017
1947 Chinese classic The Spring River Flows East in DVD in February
Directed by Cai Chusheng and Zheng Junli, this two-part epic and tragic melodrama set in Shanghai and Chungking around the time of the Second Sino-Japanese War comes to UK DVD in a new restoration in February from the BFI.

10 Jan 2017
Tetsuya Mariko's Destruction Babies in selected UK cinemas in February
A quiet and delinquent teen wanders through the city, provoking fights with strangers, scuffles that turn into a sinister game in indie director Tetsuya Mariko's confrontation drama, in selected UK in February from Third Window.

10 Jan 2017
The Girl With All the Gifts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital in January
Based on the bestselling novel by M. R. Carey and being hailed as one of the best zombie movies in years, the first feature from director Colm McCarthy comes to UK Blu-ray, DVD and Digital download this month from Warner.

10 Jan 2017
Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars in Cinemas for one night only
Documentary legend D.A. Pennebaker's riveting record of the London farewell concert by David Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust persona, will be screened for one night only at a number of UK cinemas on 7 March. 

5 Jan 2017
Heaven Knows What on Blu-ray and DVD in January
The acclaimed latest feature from celebrated filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie, starring Arielle Holmes and Caleb Landry-Jones, comes to UK Blu-ray and DVD later this month from Axiom Films.

5 Jan 20167
Eisenstein in Guanajuato on Blu-ray and DVD in January
The mind of one of the greatest masters of cinema, Sergei Eisenstein, is explored by celebrated British filmmaker Peter Greenaway in  Eisenstein in Guanajuato, coming to Blu-ray and DVD this month from Axiom Films.

22 Dec 2016
Absolute Power – The Complete Series on DVD in January
All of the episodes of the TV re-working of Mark Tavener's acclaimed Radio 4 comedy series set in the cynical world of public relations and starring Stephen Fry and John Bird comes to UK DVD in January from Network.

22 Dec 2016
Charlie Chaplin: The Essanay Comedies on Blu-ray & DVD in January
All 16 of the films Charlie Chaplin made for the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, including seminal works such as The Tramp, The Bank and The Champion, have been restored for Blu-ray and DVD release in January by the BFI.

16 Jan
2016
Metropolis
Not a re-release of Fritz Lang's 1927 science fiction masterpiece, but a bewitching 2001 anime feature that draws inspiration from it. Slarek goes underground with the robots in the big city and reviews the Blu-ray from Eureka's new dual format release.

13 Jan
2016
To Sir, With Love / Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Camus offers an appreciation of pioneering actor Sidney Poitier and reviews two of his key films from 1967, To Sir, With Love and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, and their recent, feature-packed Blu-ray releases from Indicator.

Article
13 Jan
2016
Slarek's Blu-ray and DVD picks of 2016
In a year when great disc releases were just raining down, Slarek picks 25 of his favourite UK Blu-ray and DVD releases of 2016 and reflects on the number of titles he didn't get around to seeing or recviewing.

Article
9 Jan
2016
Slarek's film and TV picks of 2016
Just over a week into 2017, Slarek looks back at what was a seriously crappy year for just about everything except film and picks 21 film and TV titles that he really enjoyed over the past 12 months.

5 Jan
2016
Fright Night
Either two weeks late or four months early, we've decided to post our review of the Blu-ray from Eureka's terrific dual format release of one of Tom Holland's superb 80s vampire movie, even though you'll probably have trouble getting your hands on a copy for a little while yet.

Film Review
29 Dec
2016
Passengers
After a break of a few years, former site reviewer and science fiction fan Lord Summerisle returns with a spoiler-riddled look at Morten Tyldum's Passengers, a film he had higher hopes for than it was ultimately able to deliver.

15 Dec
2016
The Guyver
Based on a popular manga and anime series and directed by makeup effects masters Screaming Mad George and Steve Wang, the 1991 The Guyver is a film that will likely divide even exploitation fans. Gort watches Arrow's Blu-ray release and slaps his forehead.

Film Review
15 Dec
2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
With Godzilla, director Gareth Edwards proved his sure touch with a blockbuster franchise. With Star Wars the reason he became a filmmaker in the first place, he’s now in hog heaven helming its first spin off. Camus joins the rebels in Rogue One

15 Dec
2016
The Man from Laramie
James Stewart is superb in his final collaboration with director Anthony Mann, which is also one of the great American westerns of the 1950s, and it looks terrific on the recently released Blu-ray from Eureka's Masters of Cinema label. Slarek salutes a personal favourite.

8 Dec
2016
Happy Birthday to Me
"Six of the most bizarre deaths you'll ever see" lied the posters for J Lee Thompson's Happy Birthday to Me. Gort revisits an 80s slasher that he once shrugged off but really responded to this time around, especially looking as good as it does on Indicator's new Blu-ray.

8 Dec
2016
Cohen & Tate
Known in the business more for his screenplays for The Hitcher and Near Dark, Eric Red got his directing break at the age of 26 on a modern noir, a violent, tense kidnap tale named after its two hit men. Camus takes on Arrow’s Cohen and Tate

6 Dec
2016
Lords of Dogtown
The story of the group of young Venice Beach surfers and skaters who transformed skateboarding from a passtime into an international phenomenon is dramatised in Catherine Hardwicke's lively skater movie. Wannabe skater Slarek enjoys the film and Eureka's impressive new Blu-ray.

4 Dec
2016
Jinnah
Christopher Lee took on the part of a giant in the history of India’s independence. Vociferous critics were appalled that a man famous for sucking blood should play such a role. This all sounds familiar. Camus reviews the Blu-ray from Eureka’s dual format release of Jinnah

30 Nov
2016
10 Rillington Place
As a new TV mini-series adaptation begins on BBC, Indicator have released a dual format edition of Richard Fleischer's chilling and quietly brilliant 1971 film detailing the case of British serial killer John Christie and the injustice that befell his neighbour Timothy Evans. Slarek revisits a personal favourite on a superb disc.

21 Nov
2016
The Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast, Disc 2: Two Thousand Maniacs! & Moonshine Mountain
Wiliam Petersen plays a reckless Secret Service agent chasing the forger who murdered his partner in William Friedkin's dark 1985 crime thriller, whose centrepiece car chase is one of the best. Slarek revisits the film and finally falls for it, and loves Arrow's richly featured Blu-ray.

21 Nov
2016
To Live and Die in L.A
Wiliam Petersen plays a reckless Secret Service agent chasing the forger who murdered his partner in William Friedkin's dark 1985 crime thriller, whose centrepiece car chase is one of the best. Slarek revisits the film and finally falls for it, and loves Arrow's richly featured Blu-ray.

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