Six home releases from June 2023

Six home releases from June 2023

Six home releases from June 2023 first published by Little White Lies as entry 177 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Includes capsule reviews of: The Lighthouse, Red Sun (Rote Sonne), Revenge (Adauchi), Stephen King on Screen, Lady Reporter, Le Mépris (Contempt) The Lighthouse (2018) “I’m probably a figment of your imagination,” observes Thomas Wake (Willem…

Motors

Holy Motors (2012)

Holy Motors first published by Film4 Film summary: Writer/director Leos Carax (Les amants de pont neuf, Pola X) returns with a melancholic reflection on the dreamhouse of cinema. Review: A man (writer/director Leos Carax) wakes to find, hidden behind the forest wallpaper of his hotel room, a door leading to a packed nocturnal cinema. What follows, whether…

Bouffe

La Grande Bouffe (1973)

La Grande Bouffe first published by VODzilla.co Written in 1785, but not published until 1904, the Marquis de Sade’s notorious novel The 120 Days of Sodom became an instant cause célèbre for its sometimes moralising, sometimes glorifying depiction of four well-to-do middle-aged gentlemen enacting a four-month orgy of lust, perversion and murder upon an ensemble…