Watch the 4K restoration trailer for Joseph Losey’s The Servant

Marking the first of three collaborations between Pinter and director Joseph Losey, The Servant sees Bogarde play against type as the conniving, dangerously charismatic live-in servant Barrett, who plays a wicked game with his aristocratic employer, Tony (James Fox). Now, to coincide with the centenary of British screen idol Dirk Bogarde, StudioCanal is re-releasing the film in cinemas in a brand new 4K restoration, the snazzy new trailer for which you can watch below. There’s also a striking new one-sheet poster designed by Edward Kinsella. Watch the 4K restoration trailer…

The Sparks Brothers

He could have gone wildly surreal in his approach, but Wright keeps things linear and focused, as every fanboy should. Wright covers in intricate, chronological detail their 25 albums (which run the gauntlet from glam and prog rock to disco and techno) and their near-misses with cinema (notably, with Jacques Tati and Tim Burton), which explains why this enjoyable film runs at nearly two-and-a-half hours. Enjoyment. Rarely, if ever, has a band been dealt such a crazily grim set of cards, crashing and burning over and over again, only to…

Machismo and Mojitos – The misunderstood genius of Miami Vice

Throughout the film, as within the characters themselves, thunder and lightning fill the horizon. He regularly abused drugs and alcohol during filming, checking into rehab soon after wrapping. Widely dismissed at the time of its release, the film’s dense, dreamlike approach to evoking this idea has since earned it an ardent following. Farrell, in full Sonny Crockett makeup, defensively pushes himself against the wall as an actor grips a gun nearby; in voiceover Farrell explains that the exchange kept him up at night for weeks. It’s one of Farrell’s best…

After 30 years, Phil Tippett’s stop-motion opus Mad God is finally complete

As such, these projects often take a long time to finish, but thirty years is still an extremely long time relative to the industry standard. Share this Words Charles Bramesco @intothecrevasse Share this Share this There’s no labor of love quite like that of stop-motion animation, requiring a painstaking amount of time and effort to pose and photograph each individual frame. After 30 years, Phil Tippett’s stop-motion opus Mad God is finally complete The animator’s long-awaited fusion of handmade sci-fi and horror will premiere at the Locarno Film Festival. A…