Ivan’s Sen’s GOLDSTONE is a triumphant, flawed follow-up to MYSTERY ROAD, held together by a distinctive visual style and a great Aaron Pedersen performance.
Paolo Sorrentino follows up his Oscar-winning THE GREAT BEAUTY with the platitudinous and disappointing YOUTH.
Four of special effects titan Ray Harryhausen’s films come to Blu-ray, bringing the unique fun and artistry of his work with faithful transfers and a load of special features.
LISTEN TO ME MARLON is a skilfully made documentary, often an illuminative – if not revelatory – portrait of the legendary actor.
RYUZO AND HIS SEVEN HENCHMEN is a departure from Takeshi Kitano’s strongest work, but ultimately an enjoyable, broad comedy.
LA SAPIENZA is a frustrating mash-up of influences, and unclear whether it is an attempt at sincerity or a failed parody.
Lav Diaz’s latest, STORM CHILDREN: BOOK ONE is a stunning portrait of a country in the aftermath of a natural disaster, and full of its own moments of wordless poetry and beauty
Franco Maresco’s film is a disappointing mockumentary looking at the connections Silvio Berlusconi had in Sicily, and while it’s funny at points, it’s lacking the insight or outrage such a project needs.
Fredrik Gertten’s film is indicative of the worst sorts of documentaries – well intentioned, but inane and often intellectually dishonest.
The 2014 French adaptation of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is disappointing, plagued by a weak handling of Seydoux’s character and an unconvincing visual style