Human Desire
Blu-Ray Review
Blackmailed by her violent husband, a woman tries to persuade her lover to murder him.
Blindspotting
DVD Review
A buddy comedy in a world that won't let it be one.
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Before We Vanish
Blu-Ray Review
Narumi and her husband Shinji are going through a rocky patch when Shinji suddenly vanishes, returning several days later, utterly transformed. At the same time, a family is brutally murdered, and the town beset by strange phenomena. Journalist Sakurai begins to investigate the mystery…
1985
Blu-Ray Review
A closeted gay man spends Christmas with his strict Christian family.
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Dave Made A Maze
Blu-Ray Review
One afternoon, Dave builds a cardboard maze in his living room, gets lost in it, and discovers that it's full of traps and monsters which he doesn't remember creating.
Gosford Park
Blu-Ray Review
Murder and mystery at a party in a stately home.
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Secret Santa
DVD Review
The Pope family’s Christmas Eve dinner goes horribly and hilariously wrong when someone puts something in the party punch causing everyone to tell the unvarnished truth at the already dysfunctional holiday reunion.
The Blood Of Hussain
DVD Review
The annual mourning procession for the murdered Hussain, grandson of the prophet Muhammad, is the setting for an allegorical tale of revolutionary struggle against injustice and oppression
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Last Year In Marienbad
DVD Review
A man tries to convince a woman that they had an affair the year before.
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Jackie Chan's Police Story And Police Story 2
Blu-Ray Review
A limited edition box set featuring two of the martial arts master's best loved films.
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