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Only Yesterday (1991)

Great films are transportive - they cultivate a sense of time and place that feels lived-in and specific, and use elements of production design, costume and sound to tell a story separate from the plot. In Only Yesterday, the place is…

All change – yet again!

Typical. No sooner have you replaced all your redundant DVDs with the latest Blu-Ray editions of your favourite films, than they go and bring out a new even 'better' high definition format. Not that, it seems, the changes will effect many…

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Giuseppe Tornatore's defining masterpiece Cinema Paradiso (1988) celebrates a Blu-ray re-release and a return to the big screen this month as part of the film's highly-anticipated 25th anniversary. Memory, nostalgia, and mortality remain…

The Long Goodbye (1973)

Robert Altman's controversial adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel gave birth to The Long Goodbye in 1973. In typical Altman style, with an acute awareness of genre and a mischievous will to invert generic expectations, The Long Goodbye …