Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Anyone who thinks that anime is simply full of wide-eyed, giggling young girls and over-the-top fantasy sequences clearly hasn’t seen the raw and unflinching Grave of the Fireflies. Film 4 have...
Hounds of Love

Mary’s Top Ten of 2017

It’s been a funny old year for cinema. There have been extreme highs and lows; breathtaking pieces of craft to sleazy sex scandals. It’s a year when Hollywood really has had to take a goo...
Journey's End

Journey’s End: First Trailer

A wealth of British acting talent are set to bring R.C. Sherriff’s 1928 play, Journey’s End, from stage to screen as Suite Francaise and The Duchess director, Saul Gibb, brings the horror...
Alone in Berlin

Alone in Berlin

When Hans Fallada sat down to write Every Man Dies Alone, he was creating one of the first anti-Nazi books to be published in post-war Germany. Having spent many years incarcerated in an insane asylu...
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The Notebook

“The fifth commandment is ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’ … But everybody kills.”  Based on Agota Kristof’s trilogy of novels, twin brothers find themselves plunged into Hungary’s colossal defeat towards the e...