Blu-Ray Review – Ready Player One (2018)

Recently a younger relation called me ‘old’, asking what my generation ever give to film and pop culture. Two words Steven Spielberg, a master storyteller who helped shape the blockbuster film. This week we see the home entertainment release of Ready Player One, a nostalgic ride into the Eighties and Nineties pop culture. Spielberg influence/inspiration… Read More Blu-Ray Review – Ready Player One (2018)

Film Review – Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (2017)

Nowadays if you’re in the public spotlight thanks to newspapers, magazines, and social media, people know everything about you. From where you are, do, eat, work, relationships, the list is endless you could easily say is very intense. Let’s go back to a time when film stars had some privacy (Late 1970’s to early 1980’s).… Read More Film Review – Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (2017)

Blu-Ray Review – F For Fake (1974, Criterion Collection)

No one likes to be duped whatever the situation. When the hypnotic gaze on the camera is from none other than the ‘charlatan’  himself Orson Welles, you can’t help giving yourself up to him. The Criterion Collection continues its expansion into the UK market with F For Fake (1974), a lesson in trickery, deceit, and… Read More Blu-Ray Review – F For Fake (1974, Criterion Collection)

Blu-ray Review – King Of Jazz (1930, Criterion Collection)

I should really confess my knowledge of Jazz and John Murray Anderson‘s King Of Jazz (1930) is non-existent. The question some may ask: ‘Is it a crime to call yourself a ‘cinefile’ when you’ve had no prior knowledge of the film in question? No. Some may argue thanks to niche distributors such as The Criterion… Read More Blu-ray Review – King Of Jazz (1930, Criterion Collection)