My brief Empire review of The Signal is online.
My review of the restoration of Powell and Pressburger’s The Tales of Hoffmann is online at Electric Sheep.
My Screen Daily review of We Are Still Here is online.
Did Rod McKuen have any idea what the film was about when he wrote the saccharine end title theme song ‘Jean’ (‘run if you will/to the top of the hill’)? It’s among the most tonally inapt songs ever foisted on a movie, and was probably responsible for me not getting round to seeing it until … Continue reading
… at the Rio Cinema on April 4th, as the Cigarette Burns contribution to the Sherlock Holmes in London season.