The Show

The Show (2020)

The Show first published by VODzilla.co Mitch Jenkins’ The Show begins with a view of Planet Earth from outer space, before zooming in to the centre of England, and finally descending upon a puddle by a motorway from which the title is seen emerging as a car passes. It is an apt introduction to a…

Sunday

People On Sunday (Menschen Am Sonntag) (1930)

People On Sunday (Menschen Am Sonntag) first published by Movie Gazette Despite its title, People On Sunday actually begins on the day before. When taxi driver Erwin Splettstößer arrives home from work on Saturday evening, his partner, the languid model Annie Schreyer, wants to go to the cinema to see the latest Greta Garbo picture,…

Playtime (1967)

Review first published by Movie Gazette The French comic director Jacques Tati was born Tatischeff, grandson of the Imperial Russian military attaché in Paris – but on his film sets he was nicknamed ‘Tatillon’, the French for ‘pernickety’, because of his excessive fastidiousness and insistence on endless retakes. Following the international success of his previous…