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?
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.
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.
As Shark Week comes to a close, we present a look at the definitive shark movie series – MrMoth takes on All The Jaws:
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
Mortdecai is released on DVD and Blu-Ray today. Ricky Young has watched it, so you sure as fuck don’t have to.
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.
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.
Josephine Grahl revisits Satiyajit Ray’s favourite of his own films, Charulata