One Night in Miami is out now from the Criterion Collection
A bold statement of intent from the Hughes brothers, Menace II Society isn’t subtle, but it perfectly captures the sense of self-righteous anger of the period, a mood that remains all too recognisable.
Le Samourai is available now from the Criterion Collection
A beautifully shot, beguiling masterpiece.
This suffers and benefits from the period in which it was made. It’s a bit overwrought and old fashioned, but we’ll take this over the countless Tarantino imitators…
Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s sparkling script is full of quotable dialogue, delivered impeccably by a cast at the top of their game.
A wonderfully creative combination of silent cinema techniques, American gothic aesthetics and stylised cinematography, there’s never been another film like it.
A hypnotic, seductive film, Flowers Of Shanghai is an incisive look into an aspect of Chinese culture that is rarely seen on film…
The 1982 cult classic gets a deserved restoration…
A perfect excuse to delve back into the weird and wonderful world of Wes…
Very probably Mike Leigh’s finest film, and it still stands up with this new release from Criterion.
Happy Birthday to the UK Criterion Collection!
One of the most unique films of the nineties, Beau Travail is a hypnotic, moving experience, and one that any cineaste should see.
Meticulously planned and executed to the most minute detail, making Safety Last! one of silent cinemas most enduring comedies.
The perfect way to broaden your Japanese cinema horizons..!