Four years ago on this site, Spank The Monkey described Nekromantik 2 as “a film I still hold as a personal benchmark of Going Too Far in the movies.” From next week, you’ll be able to buy it in the shops. Does he need a new benchmark now?
Category Archives: Home Video
Song of the Sea
Cartoon Saloon’s beautiful Oscar-nominated follow-up to The Secret of Kells is available on DVD and Bluray today. Sarah Slade is your reviewer.
Beasts of No Distribution
If an Oscar-bait movie falls in the limited release forest, does it make a sound on Netflix? Your guide to this question, but without the horribly tortured metaphors, is the mysterious Ron Swanson.
The Head, The Tail, The Whole Damn Thing
As Shark Week comes to a close, we present a look at the definitive shark movie series – MrMoth takes on All The Jaws:
Notes on Camp
Fiona Pleasance on Billy Wilder’s Stalag 17, out on Bluray today.
Philip Concannon on Samuel Fuller’s monochrome CinemaScope western, out on Bluray today from Masters of Cinema
Stiffed Upper Lip
Mortdecai is released on DVD and Blu-Ray today. Ricky Young has watched it, so you sure as fuck don’t have to.
There’s no such thing as Mark Ruffalo
Jim Eaton-Terry kicks off a week of music-related articles with a review of John Carney’s follow up to the world-conquering Once.
The Killing Fields
Indy Datta reviews the 30th anniversary Blu-ray edition of David Puttnam and Roland Joffé’s film about the rise of the Khmer Rouge, which is released today by StudioCanal.
Up in the air, and down
Josephine Grahl revisits Satiyajit Ray’s favourite of his own films, Charulata