Blu-Ray Review – The African Queen

The African Queen is one of John Huston’s most iconic films, Huston’s penultimate collaboration with his old drinking buddy, Humphrey Bogart, before Beat the Devil. Bogart stars as steamboat captain Charlie Allmat, a role that won him his only Oscar. It also stars Katherine Hepburn as Rose Sayer, sister of a British missionary. As World … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The African Queen

Blu-Ray Review – Upgrade

Upgrade came out with an extremely limited release in the UK at the end of August and beginning of September last year, and sadly I missed its release—it was only in the cinemas for maybe a week. The film eventually came out on a vanilla DVD, and I've been going back again and again over the … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Upgrade

Blu-Ray Review – Les Demoiselles de Rochefort

Jacques Demy may not be as widely known as his French New Wave contemporaries Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut, but he had a seismic effect on cinema in his own way. He mainly made musicals and fairy tales until his death from AIDS in 1990. Recent Hollywood films such as La La Land and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood have worn the … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Les Demoiselles de Rochefort