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 – Palm Beach Story

Palm Beach Story is a Preston Sturges who was the first Hollywood writer-director to start by establishing himself as a screenwriter and then moving into directing his own scripts. It's also amazing he had this run between 1940 and 1948 and almost flamed out as quick, he would die at the age of 60 in … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Palm Beach Story

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