Lost Girls: the Phantasmagorical Cinema of Jean Rollin

I first encountered the cinema of Jean Rollin via the UK’s Redemption Films, whose founder, Nigel Wingrove, became good friends with Rollin over the years; the film company deserves far more awareness of the great service they did by bringing so many of these films into the common consciousness in the Nineties, making the films […]

DVD Review: Territories

DVD Review by Aaron Williams  It’s an ugly term ‘torture porn,’ and it’s thrown around way too often in today’s cinematic climate. For those who pay their admission fees simply to catch sight of faceless victims being systematically disembowelled only to have narrative and characterisation fall to the wayside, it’s the mark of a hell […]

UK DVD Review: The Pack

The Pack (La Meute) (2010) Distributor: Icon Home Entertainment DVD Release Date (UK): 4th July 2011 Directed by: Franck Richard Starring: Yolande Moreau, Émilie Dequenne, Benjamin Biolay, Philippe Nahon Review by: Ben Bussey It began like any other day on a bleak/remote/desolate country road in deepest darkest France. A moody emo girl burned down the […]