Dark Places (15) | Home Ents Review
Mar06

Dark Places (15) | Home Ents Review

If one approaches a film with too many expectations, perhaps we are sure to be disappointed. The cast of this thriller (now available on DVD) encouraged me to approach it with pleasurable anticipation

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Timberlake the Troll
Sep15

Timberlake the Troll

The actor-singer will give his voice talents to a troll called Branch, opposite Anna Kendrick’s Princess Poppy, in 2016’s musical comedy, Trolls, from Dreamworks Animation.

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Clouds of Sils Maria (15) | Close-Up Film Review
May16

Clouds of Sils Maria (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Olivier Assayas, Germany/France/Switzerland, 2014, 123 mins, in English and French with subtitles where appropriate Cast: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloe Grace Moretz Juliette Binoche is electrifying to watch in Olivier Assayas’ latest feature; playing somebody who is not too dissimilar from herself, as an actor ‘of a certain age’ preparing to ‘kick against the pricks’ of younger talent. Maria (Binoche) is an...

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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (U)
Mar19

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (U)

Dir. Isao Takahata, Japan, 2014, 115 mins, in both English language and Japanese versions Cast (voice): VariousLate Mizoguchi meets Studio Ghibli: Delicate, watercoloured animation and a beautiful Japanese folk tale make The Tale of the Princess Kaguya a worthy final film from the ‘other’ Ghibli co-founder. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya was slated for release at the same time as Hiyao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises, to mark 25 years...

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