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Review: KALEIDOSCOPE Is Beautiful and Fragmented

Lots of mentally fragile guys are obsessed with their mothers, especially when it comes to cinematic tropes. Of course, there's Psycho, a giant of a film and a close cousin to Rupert Jones' debut feature, Kaleidoscope. Out today on VOD...

Trieste 2016 Review: MORGAN is an Inconsistent Mess

A trend I began to notice a few years ago with much of Hollywood film (and some independent American cinema as well) was a sore lack of good scripts. Not even outstanding ones, just good scripts with good dialogue and...

Blu-ray Review: TALE OF TALES Is Lofty, But Is it Good?

Directed by Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah), Tale of Tales was nominated for Cannes' prestigious Palm d'Or and many other awards, but does that make it a good film? I'm on the fence about this feature that follows the tales of three tales,...

DAD'S ARMY: The Classic Comedy Moves To The Big Screen With A Stellar Collection Of UK Talent

Classic UK sitcom Dad's Army is headed to the big screen with a new feature film adaptation directed by Oliver Parker. Blessed with an amazing cast of UK talents - Catherine Zeta Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, and Toby Jones...

Review: WAYWARD PINES, The Show That Is Not What It Seems To Be

Halfway through the series Wayward Pines, episode five lands a serious twist, a bold move that might have arrived too soon, yet performs as a mighty cliffhanger and game-changer for the whole show. Wayward Pines is currently running on the...

NSFW Trailer: Matteo Garrone's Cannes Entry TALE OF TALES Is An Insane, Bloody Fairy Tale

Shooting straight to the top of any self-respecting fantasy fan's must-watch list should be Matteo Garrone's (Gomorrah, Reality) latest, Tale Of Tales, which has just been announced as debuting in competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival. Brimming with kings & queens,...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks 2 GUNS, BLUE JASMINE and BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Twitchvision is back after a week's hiatus, and Scott Laurie is back in the anchor chair. We chat about 2 Guns, directed by 101 Reykjavik's Baltasar Kormákur, a decent "Mexican Standoff" film with a refreshingly convoluted plot and fine performance...

Review: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO, A Dark, Haunting Treat

A timid, unsure man named Gilderoy (Toby Jones) has just flown from London to Italy. He shuffles through the corridors of a nearly abandoned building. He is greeted coldly by a detached but beautiful secretary, Elena (Tonia Sotiropoulou), who directs...

US Trailer And Poster For Peter Strickland's BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Peter Strickland's ode to classic giallo film, Berberian Sound Studio hits screens of all shapes and sizes in the US on June 14th when IFC Midnight releases the film in select cinemas, on iTunes and VOD June 14th. And that...

Hey Australia! Win This Awesome BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO DVD/Blu/Vinyl Combo!

Madman Entertainment are releasing the terrifically bizarre Berberian Sound Studio on DVD and Blu-ray on March 13th. To celebrate we are offering four lucky readers based in Australia a DVD or Blu-ray of the film and most awesomely the original soundtrack on...

BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO Arrives To Baffle Your Senses On UK Blu-Ray and DVD

Arriving on a wave of critical acclaim, Peter Strickland's Berberian Sound Studio hits UK DVD and Blu-ray at the end of the year. A homage of sorts to 70s Italian horror, it stars Toby Jones as Gilderoy, a mild-mannered...

TIFF 2012 Review: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO Makes You Lean Forward and Listen

There is a key to unlocking Peter Strickland's dense and puzzling Berberian Sound Studio.  A line of dialogue that comes from the director of the film within the film.  A slip of the tongue.  In movies about sound, or more...

MIFF 2012 Review: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

A timid unsure man Gilderoy (Toby Jones) has just flown in from London to Italy and shuffles through the corridors of a nearly abandoned building. He is greeted coldly by a detached but beautiful secretary Elena (Tonia Sotiropoulou) who directs...

Ultra Stylish Trailer For Peter Strickland's Neo-Giallo BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Fans of classic giallo may very well have something new to love in Peter Strickland's Berberian Sound Studio.  Backed by Warp Films, the Katalin Varga director has taken a wildly different direction with his sophomore film - one that delights...

KATALIN VARGA Director Peter Strickland Enters The BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

God bless this current mini-resurgence of giallo inspired films. It brought us Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani's stunning Amer and now Peter Strickland - the acclaimed director of Katalin Varga - is getting in on the act as well. Now...