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Ciao Manhattan Review

Ciao Manhattan Review

Edie Sedgwick, one of the faces of Andy Warhol's Factory, plays a character largely based on herself in Ciao Manhattan, a cult film from 1972 now released on Blu-ray by Second Sight.

La Belle et la Bête Review

La Belle et la Bête Review

One of the definitive adaptations of the well-known fairy tale, Jean Cocteau's La Belle et la Bête is released on Blu-ray by the BFI.

Blu-ray Review: Doctor Who - The Collection: Season 12

Blu-ray Review: Doctor Who - The Collection: Season 12

The start of Tom Baker's seven years as The Doctor, the five stories of Season 12 kick off a classic era of the show, and are now released on Blu-ray.

It Happened Here Review

It Happened Here Review

Released by the BFI in dual-format, It Happened Here is a remarkable alternate history, known as much for the story behind its eight-year production as for its own merits.

Oz Film Festival: The Butterfly Tree Review

Oz Film Festival: The Butterfly Tree Review

The closing night film of the 2018 Oz Film Festival, The Butterfly Tree is a visually stunning film about a woman arriving in town and the effect she has on a father and son.

Oz Film Festival: The BBQ Review

Oz Film Festival: The BBQ Review

The BBQ shows Kenny star Shane Jacobson as another Aussie battler, but with barbecues instead of portaloos. Co-starring Magda Szubanski.

Oz Film Festival: Blue Review

Oz Film Festival: Blue Review

Blue takes us to various parts of the world intimately connected with the sea, and how they are under threat from overfishing and plastics pollution, and what we could do about it. Showing at the Oz Film Festival in London.

Oz Film Festival: Swinging Safari Review

Oz Film Festival: Swinging Safari Review

Stephan Elliott's fast-paced comedy of 70s Australia is at once affectionate, kitschy and savagely funny. Showing in the Oz Film Festival in London.

Oz Film Festival: Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story Review

Oz Film Festival: Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story Review

Showing at the Oz Film Festival, Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story is a controversial and sometimes harrowing look at Australia's treatment of its national icon and leaves the viewer with plenty to think about.

Oz Film Festival: Ellipsis Review

Oz Film Festival: Ellipsis Review

The opening night film of the Oz Film Festival in London, David Wenham's feature directing debut is an engaging and bittersweet story of what happens in a day and night in Sydney when a young man and woman meet by chance.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

The middle of Richard Lester's three major Sixties films, The Knack won Woodfall the Palme d'Or at Cannes. It has been somewhat controversial since, though most of it is still very funny and inventive.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Girl with Green Eyes Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Girl with Green Eyes Review

Adapted by Edna O'Brien from her own once-scandalous novel, and the feature directing debut of Desmond Davis, Girl With Green Eyes is a touching and bittersweet story, now on Blu-ray in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Tom Jones Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Tom Jones Review

Based on Henry Fielding's novel, Tom Jones saw Woodfall going back in history with great success, winning four Oscars including Best Picture.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner made a star of Tom Courtenay, in his cinema debut, included in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: A Taste of Honey Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: A Taste of Honey Review

Based on Shelagh Delaney's play, directed by Tony Richardson, A Taste of Honey broke new ground in British cinema and made a star of Rita Tushingham. The film is released on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Review

With a star-making performance from Albert Finney, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a key film in British cinema, on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Entertainer Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Entertainer Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set reaches 1960's The Entertainer, starring Laurence Olivier in one of his great stage and screen roles as end-of-pier comedian Archie Rice.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Look Back in Anger Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Look Back in Anger Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set begins with Look Back in Anger starring Richard Burton as the archetypal Angry Young Man.

Oz Film Festival: Australian Films in London 6-8 July 2018

Oz Film Festival: Australian Films in London 6-8 July 2018

The second Oz Film Festival takes place 6-8 July 2018 and offers a weekend of new and classic Australian films in London.

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

A powerful, violent and at the time controversial adaptation of Thomas Keneally's novel, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a major Australian film of the 1970s.