Tag: dvd

BFI / Flipside release Lunch Hour (1962)

Details of the new releases from the BFI offshoot Flipside have landed, with Lunch Hour being the first of the new releases for April. Based on a John Mortimer play, Lunch Hour, from 1962, stars Shirley Anne Field (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning) as a young designer on the brink […]

Quadrophenia

Quadrophenia (1979)

It’s incredibly difficult to review Quadrophenia as a movie in the modern era. Many of us have been brought up with it, been inspired by it and ultimately distanced ourselves from its movie simplistic view of what ‘Mod’ is. But try to take away any pre-conceptions you may have and […]

Deadfall (1968) DVD reviewed

New on DVD is Deadfall, which stars Michael Caine. Our review of it is now online. Set in Spain and dating from 1968, Caine is recovering alcoholic and cat burglar, tempted back into the game by a husband and wife team with aspirations to clean up via the wealthy of […]

Gainsbourg DVD reviewed

We have mentioned it before, but now the DVD (and Blu-ray) of Gainsbourg is out to buy. If you are considering buying or renting it, feel free to check out our review of the release, which tracks the legendary Fremchman's life from his childhood in wartime Paris through to his […]

The Fiend (1971) gets DVD release

We know a lot of you love mad British horror movies of the 60s and early 70s, so you'll be pleased to know that one of the maddest of all – The Fiend – is finally getting a UK DVD release. Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, it's the tale of a […]

A Taste Of Excitement review

Another film review for you, this time a rather unknown late 60s flick going by the name of A Taste Of Excitement. Reissued by Odeon, it's actually directed by Don Sharp, who some of you might recall directed popular cult classic Psychomania. This isn't like that though (is anything?). This […]

Soulboy DVD reviewed

Not been a wasted Christmas break here – I've been catching up with some review material, kicking off with Soulboy. If you missed it (not that it's likely), Soulboy is a movie based around the Wigan Casino, with an average 'Joe' (quite literally, that's his name) chasing a girl in […]

Soulboy DVD release details

If you missed it at the cinema, northern soul movie Soulboy is out on DVD very soon. How soon? Well, it's actually available to buy from 3rd January 2011. No mention of a blu-ray version, so standard DVD or nothing. As for extras, seems to be some making of Soulboy […]