Pacific Rim

Review: Pacific Rim

When Guillermo del Toro makes a film, I pay attention. He’s one of my favourite directors, and PAN’S LABYRINTH is certainly in the running to be my all-time favourite film. (Note 1) When a new monster movie is released, I pay attention. I’ve grown up watching GODZILLA, THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS and most other…

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Review: Love Exposure

Making its way to Blu-ray, thanks to Third Window Films, and released today, Love Exposure is a 2008 release directed by Sion Sono and is probably unlike anything you’ve seen before. The film opens with a scene of a young boy – Yu – and his mother, who is terminally ill and praying. His mother…

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Review: King of Devil’s Island

King of Devil’s Island is essentially a prison movie, starring the wonderful Stellen Skarsgard as the Governor. However, due to some great touches to the script and performances the film manages to rise above so many others in this genre. The build of tension is superbly done, and it is beautifully shot throughout. I really,…

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Trailer: Electrick Children

The next release from Picturehouse Entertainment looks pretty exciting. Electrick Children seems to be an incredibly hip road trip / self discovery type of movie. The film is playing at the East End Film Festival. Here’s the trailer for you:

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Chernobyl Diaries and Kosmos

A couple of reviews have gone up over at Cinetalk. Chernobyl Diaries, a horror in which a group of young holidaymakers find more than they bargained for in the ruins around Chernobyl. Kosmos, in which a strange figure turns up at a small town, possibly with the power to heal.

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