Jun 282012
 
Edinburgh International Film Festival: Exit Elena

Hello! Exit Elena is the second feature film from writer director Nathan Silver, who here has cast his mother, girlfriend and other friends and relatives, in this mumblecore inspired, low key American indie film, Exit Elena. Elena is a newly qualified live in nurse, who has just been employed by the Akerman family, to care […]

Jun 282012
 
Edinburgh International Film Festival:  Berberian Sound Studio

Hello! Berberian Sound Studio is a British film from the director of little seen Katalin Varga, Peter Strickland. The film uses the Italian horror Giallo movement of the 70’s, and has nods to the movies of Lucio Fulci, Mario Bava and giallo’s grandmaster Dario Argento. Toby Young plays Gilderoy, a British sound technician who has […]

Jun 282012
 
Edinburgh International Film Festival: Shadow Dancer

Hello! Shadow Dancer is the new feature film from Academy Award winning director of Man On Wire, James Marsh. The film is set against the backdrop of the IRA ceasefire negotiations and features an impressive cast including Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Gillian Anderson and Aidan Gillen. The film is written by former ITV official Ireland […]

Jun 252012
 
King of New York: Blu-ray Steelbook Review

Hello! Abel Ferrara’s 1990 ultra violent, Robin Hood themed, gangster fable King of New York arrives on Blu-ray in Steelbook form on the 25th of June 2012, from those great folks at Arrow Film Video. As you know, we at Towatchpile love our Arrow titles, and like all good collectors the added bonus of it […]

Jun 252012
 
Movie Poster of the Day: Paddington Bear

Hello! Movie Poster of the Day No.322 – Paddington Bear Your not seeing that wrong, this is a poster for a film that’s not out for over 2 years. Paul King, director of The Bunny and the Bull and much of The Mighty Boosh series, is behind this adaptation of Michael Bond’s marmalade sandwich loving, […]

Jun 222012
 
Movie Poster of the Day: Chernobyl Diaries

Hello! Movie Poster of the Day No.321 – Chernobyl Diaries There is a pretty heavy marketing campaign going on for Chernobyl Diaries at the moment, the studio seems convinced that having “From the makers of Paranormal Activity” will bring in the dollar, at the box office. I was fairly ambivalent towards it at first, but the […]