Tag: family

Atlantis: 2.12 The Queen Must Die

Atlantis: 2.12 The Queen Must Die

Too busy setting up for a cancelled future to tell its own story.

Atlantis: 2.11 Kin

Atlantis: 2.11 Kin

Can Jason be saved from the clutches of Pasiphae?

Atlantis: 2.10 The Dying of the Light

Atlantis: 2.10 The Dying of the Light

The show may be on the way out, but this episode is very much alive.

Atlantis: 2.07 A Fate Worse Than Death

Atlantis: 2.07 A Fate Worse Than Death

Given the axe, but still holding its head up high.

Atlantis: 2.02 A New Dawn: Part Two

Atlantis: 2.02 A New Dawn: Part Two

An Atlantis worth returning to.

Land of Hope

Land of Hope

Sion Sono's film about the aftermath of a disaster like Fukushima is a modern masterpiece, says John. We review the blu-ray

Dolphin Tale (UK) in February

Dolphin Tale (UK) in February

This tale of dolphins comes to UK DVD and Blu-ray in February...

Lake Mungo

Lake Mungo

Joel Anderson's unsetttling pseudo-documentary delivers effective chills and so much more; catch it before the American remake.

Abel

Abel

Diego Luna's directorial debut feature takes a look at family values from the viewpoint of a disturbed nine year-old boy.

I Am Love

I Am Love

Love will tear us apart...

Tetro

Tetro

Noel Megahey celebrates Francis Ford Coppola's return to form with a deeply personal work.

Dogtooth

Dogtooth

A disturbing tale of family dysfunction reminiscent of Michael Haneke, only with a (sick) sense of humour.

Adrift

Adrift

Vincent Cassel stars in Heitor Dhalia's Brazilian beach melodrama of a young girl's coming of age.

The Last Of The Crazy People

The Last Of The Crazy People

Traces of Michael Haneke can perhaps be seen in Laurent Achard's film of family and social conflict seen through the eyes of a confused young boy. Noel Megahey reviews Peccadillo's DVD release.

A Christmas Tale

A Christmas Tale

Mathieu Amalric, Catherie Deneuve and Emmanuelle Devos star in Arnaud Desplechin's latest bout of family feuding on an epic scale. Noel Megahey reviews New Wave's 2-disc DVD set.

La gueule ouverte

La gueule ouverte

Masters of Cinema release Maurice Pialat's powerful third feature film as a 2-disc set along with the director's Turkish short films. Noel Megahey reviews.

Ricky

Ricky

Recently opened in France, the latest film from François Ozon sees the director head off in a surprising direction, but retaining a familiar sense of subversion. Noel Megahey reviews.

35 Shots of Rum (35 rhums)

35 Shots of Rum (35 rhums)

Claire Denis channels the spirit of Ozu in her latest film, just released theatrically in France. Noel Megahey pops over to check it out.

Times and Winds

Times and Winds

Noel Megahey considers whether Reha Erdem’s view of life in a small Turkish mountain community has anything new to offer or whether it’s little more than a masterful exploration of arthouse cinema themes.