Ingmar Bergman Volume 3 – Blu-Ray Review

BFI has now released the third of its four boxsets of Ingmar Bergman's large body of work. The second set has Summer with Monika, The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries, covering the period in which Bergman really figured out his style. All of the sets deliver a mixed bag, with films ranging from the sublime to the atrocious—Bergman and … Continue reading Ingmar Bergman Volume 3 – Blu-Ray Review

They Live in the Grey – DVD Review

They Live in the Grey is a Shudder-exclusive horror film released online and on DVD, one of those modern horror films where it’s all about trauma—and not actually scary. The premise is not a bad one, but it just isn’t that good. Claire Lane (Michelle Krusiec) is a social worker who worked in Child Protective … Continue reading They Live in the Grey – DVD Review

Interview with Albert Birney and Kentucker Audley – the Directors of Strawberry Mansion

Strawberry Mansion is a fantastic little micro-budget science-fiction/fantasy film. The two directors have created a film with shades of Terry Gilliam, Michel Gondry and Wes Anderson, centring on an auditor who in the future records and taxes dreams, and gets caught up in the dreams of an eccentric old lady. It’s a great counter-balance to … Continue reading Interview with Albert Birney and Kentucker Audley – the Directors of Strawberry Mansion