Review Archive: October 2010


In cinemas now, on disc on 1 November, this epic biopic of the notorious political terrorist is one of the films of the year.

Stop! Look! Listen!

The films that scared a generation! Two discs of drownings, broken necks, electrocution and the Green Cross Code.

The Japanese Wife Next Door - Part 2

Pink Eiga releases the follow-up to Yutaka Ikejima's terrific "The Japanese Wife Next Door", with an...

Beautiful Kate

Family secrets are uncovered in Beautiful Kate, an impressive Australian drama directed by Rachel Ward. Review by Gary Couzens.

Smalltime/Where's the Money Ronnie!

Two early films from Shane Meadows, released by the BFI. Review by Gary Couzens.

Bleach Series 05 Part 02

The Bount Arc finally concludes........

Zombie Virus on Mulberry Street

They aren't zombies, strictly speaking, but righteous pedantry aside, Jim Mickle's gritty horror unl...

Room in Rome

Two women. One hotel room. One night. The new film from Julio Medem, reviewed by Gary Couzens.

Sexy Timetrip Ninjas

Pink Eiga's not done with Academy Award Winner Yojiro Takita just yet. Behold their latest release: ...


Surreal and dipped in elements of horror, Second Run's latest is a perfect treat for this time of the year.

The Frantisek Vlacil Collection

Second Run gathers its excellent editions of the Czech director's work and adds the portrait film Sentiment as a bonus

The Brothers Bloom

From the director of Brick, the con is on, and heiress Rachel Weisz is the target.

Berlin Express

A nifty suspense thriller directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Robert Ryan is now on DVD in the UK.

Rachel and the Stranger

A movie star cast of Loretta Young, William Holden and Robert Mitchum try to get along in this frontier drama.

Mid-August Lunch

A sweet little Italian comedy hits R1 DVD from the label Zeitgeist.

Los Olvidados

Luis Bunuel's classic film about juvenile delinquents in Mexico City, reissued for the film's sixtieth anniversary.

Lipstick on Your Collar

Dennis Potter’s third lip-synch serial finally gets a DVD release from Acorn Media....