Each day during our final week, one of our regular writers will pick out seven highlights from our seven years of existence. Today, it’s the turn of Indy Datta, who has been reviewing new releases for Europe’s Best Website for all seven of those years. Actually, scratch that, because the lazy bastard stopped after reviewing Creed two years ago. Maybe he gave up after that to pursue his true metier as a predictor of best supporting actor Oscars. After he recovered from that burn, we asked him to sum up his 7 years of watching and reviewing.
Indy Datta hasn’t seen Blade Runner 2049 yet, but he has re-watched the original Blade Runner and re-read the novel, and he has thoughts.
Jackie Chan’s first monster hit comes to Blu-ray today courtesy of Eureka’s Masters of Cinema. Indy Datta will take a look, just after he’s necked three catties of rice wine and vanquished his nemesis.
As Ken Loach’s Cannes-garlanded I, Daniel Blake continues to draw audiences and make headlines, Masters of Cinema bring us a timely Blu-ray revival (in the shops today) of Loach’s beloved second film. Indy Datta runs the rule.
Indy Datta straps on the VR headset for a technologically bleeding-edge interpretation of the Icelandic musician’s bruising 2015 breakup album, Vulnicura.
It’s 1986 week here at MF Towers, where sometimes the present day is too grim to contemplate and we allow ourselves a period of reverie in the past. The fun kicks off with Indy Datta on today’s anniversary re-release of Cocoon.
You can see Ben Wheatley’s JG Ballard adaptation in cinemas today. Our depravity and brutalism correspondent Indy Datta saw it at the London Film Festival. Here is his building survey…
Indy Datta revisits Waking Life, now available on Bluray from Arrow Video.
Indy Datta reviews Ryan Coogler’s contribution to the Rocky franchise and decrees; Creed is Good.
It’s that time of year again. We’ll be bringing you regular reviews throughout the festival as usual. Indy Datta kicks us off with a look at some of his most anticipated films.