Zombie Lake (15) | Home Ents Review
Mar19

Zombie Lake (15) | Home Ents Review

Bressonian notes tinge this low-budget lost ‘classic’ from France’s answer to Jess Franco. Zombie Lake is probably the first film ever to ask: ‘what would you do if your dad was a Nazi zombie?’

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Two Films by Lino Brocka: Manila in the Claws of Light / Insiang (PG) | Home Ents Review
Mar19

Two Films by Lino Brocka: Manila in the Claws of Light / Insiang (PG) | Home Ents Review

Powerful human dramas, jaw-dropping visions of Manila’s shanty towns, vibrant colour photography, tight shorts, big hair and loud shirts – why have Lino Brocka’s melodramas been unseen for so long?

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Property is No Longer a Theft (18) | Home Ents Review
Mar19

Property is No Longer a Theft (18) | Home Ents Review

With frenetic pacing and glossy colours, Property is No Longer a Theft looks like an exuberant comedy crime caper. When in fact it is an obliquely developed social satire and anti-capitalist diatribe, which suggests that the criminal elements of the lumpen proletariat will kickstart the next revolution.

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Story of Sin (15) | Home Ents Review
Mar12

Story of Sin (15) | Home Ents Review

This is a must see. An immaculate and energetic period melodrama, full of superbly lit shots that home in on details, objects and machines which have been consigned to the dustbin of history.

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The Creeping Garden (E) | Home Ents Review
Mar12

The Creeping Garden (E) | Home Ents Review

This mildly intriguing documentary explores the little-known world of plasmodial slime mould (PSM), which is basically fungus that moves, and can be seen everywhere there’s dead trees.

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Two Rode Together (PG) | Home Ents Review
Mar12

Two Rode Together (PG) | Home Ents Review

Despite lovely visuals, the airing of controversial racial issues and the pleasure of watching old pros Stewart and Widmark kick back and relax together onscreen, there’s something clunky and phoney about this late western from John Ford.

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