Consecration, 2023. Directed by Christopher Smith. Starring Jena Malone, Danny Huston, Thoren Ferguson, Will Keen, Janet Suzman, Ian Pirie, Steffan Cennydd, Angela White, Kit Rakusen, Eilidh Fisher, and Jolade Obasola. SYNOPSIS: After the alleged suicide of her priest brother, Grace travels to the remote Scottish convent where he fell to his death. Distrusting the Church’s […]
God, Gangsters and Robbie Coltrane: Nuns on the Run and The Pope Must Die!
Tom Jolliffe looks back at the late great Robbie Coltrane’s duo of farcical Catholic capers, Nuns on the Run and The Pope Must Die… The late great Robbie Coltrane’s passing came as a sad surprise to many. Coltrane’s comedic talents were offset by an ability to play tough characters, or those with a hearty dose […]
Blu-ray Review – The Black Windmill (1974)
The Black Windmill, 1974. Directed by Don Siegel. Starring Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, Delphine Seyrig, John Vernon, Joss Ackland, David Daker and Janet Suzman. SYNOPSIS: An MI6 agent’s young son is kidnapped for a ransom that the British authorities don’t seem too keen on paying. Just imagine that you’re looking for a movie to watch […]