Convenience dictated that Mark Tully’s Ping Pong Summer, a coming-of-age comedy drama set in the 1980s got a look in at this year’s London Film Festival, and while it’s not the kind of film that will set the world alight with bombast or inspiration, we’re glad that we did stumble across it. Continue reading
Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage is, hyperbole withstanding, one of the very best films I’ve ever seen. And now it has a UK poster and trailer (if not a release).
Welcome to this month’s Criterion Memorandum. Join us, as we take a look at the latest announcements from the esteemed US boutique home video label. Continue reading
It’s a packed week in home video.
Our first review from the London Film Festival is concerned with Sion Sono’s Tokyo Tribe.
The London Film Festival opened last night and our coverage begins tomorrow. Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I wrote of Alex Barrett’s crowd funding campaign in aid of his new film, the silent celebration of the city, London Symphony. I’ve invited Alex to use Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second as a platform to broadcast his thoughts as the project moves along. The Kickstarter campaign is still ongoing, and going very well, with more information on that available here. Alex has provided a couple of new stills from the film too, which can be found at the foot of this first diary entry. Continue reading
Twin Peaks, the greatest television show there ever was, is coming back. David Lynch and Mark Frost today announced that the show would return for a nine-episode run on the Showtime network in 2016.
It’s a quiet start to October for home video.