Cagney tries to figure out whether he wants to be a gangster or a movie star. Why not have both? Mae Clarke again gets the heave ho.
"Yes, I do know how the dee-vee-dee does work!"
James Cagney makes a lateral move from convict to tabloid photographer in this early '30s star vehicle, included in the Warner Bros. Gangsters Vol. 3 set.
The only living boy in New York...
The only film featuring both Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney makes its way onto DVD as part of Warner Bros.' Gangsters Collection, Vol 3.
When a horrific hairpiece takes over Su-Hyeon, there will be hell toupée. We try to keep it sensible with the latest Korean horror from Tartan...
For you are dust and to dust you shall return...
War - muck, bullets and gore. This time from the Chinese perspective courtesy of Feng Xiaogang's Assembly, out soon on R2
Three busty chicks on a coastline trail find a small fortune under their nose, when a young, innocent girl leads them to a seedy old man living on a mountainside village. Nice.
I actually looked forward to watching this! How the years are catching up...
Jacques Rivette turns to Balzac for the first time since La Belle Noiseuse for an intense period drama dangerous liaison starring Jeanne Balibar and Guillaume Depardieu.
Starring the actor Martin Shaw...
Cannibal gut-munching returns in the shape of Jonathan Hensleigh's disappointingly tame new movie.
Three decades after starting his Three Mothers trilogy, Dario Argento comes full circle with Mother of Tears. Michael Mackenzie reviews Optimum's R2 UK release.
Spartacus, Attila The Hun, Richard The Lionheart, Tokugawa Ieyasu and Hernan Cortez would have been one hell of a basketball team. No place for Napoleon, though...
One of the great Hollywood films gets a great release from Warners, as Mike Sutton explains.
James takes a look at this atypical two-parter from Peter Davison's first season as the Doctor in 1982.
A police drama spun off a medical series, you say? Whatever next? Michael Mackenzie gets out his magnifying glass and gives Series 1 of Holby Blue a grilling in the interrogation room.
The BBC's version of Dickens' story, shown Christmas 2007, comes to DVD...
ITV showing good programme shock! John finishes off his breakfast and goes to work on the playback set for season one of Dexter
A high school student discovers a mystical notebook that will kill any person whose name is written inside it in this gripping dark thriller from the pages of Shōnen Jump. Matt Shingleton takes a look at MangaUK’s DVD release.
In 2004, Mike Figgis gathered a group of young European actors and filmmakers into a masterclass to form a Marxist collective that would make a film in five days. The result is Co/Ma.
Mike Sutton looks at Tartan's second release of this excellent film which is, sadly, still far from definitive.
Otto Preminger's damaged love triangle starring Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews and Henry Fonda is one of the director's very finest films, but it's not film noir.