Jane Campion

8

Great

The Piano review (Blu-ray)

Campion's romantic drama is a beautiful film that is visually-stunning and heartfelt, but yet manages to resist the pitfalls of sentimentality and cliché.

8

Great

Top Of The Lake review (Blu-ray)

A determining factor, some may say, at the heart of Campion’s oeuvre is the inclusion of a strong, emotive (and convincing) female protagonist seen in the likes of Sweetie (1981),...

6

Fair

Bright Star (DVD)

There’s something missing from Bright Star. It’s not talent – as anyone who’s seen Ben Whishaw at work before will know, he’s got broody and interesting down pat.

6

Fair

Bright Star

There’s something missing from Bright Star. It’s not talent – as anyone who’s seen Ben Whishaw at work before will know, he’s got broody and interesting down pat.

8

Great

Cinema 16: World Short Films (DVD)

Short films are becoming popular again, and no wonder. As we can watch more and more media on the move and continue the eternal search for bitesize chunks of audio-visual...