The best film & dvd releases
Black Gold Learn about the real cost of all those daily cups of coffee in this intelligent documentary. See review. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Fri 8 Jun.
Dans Paris Memories of the nouvelle vague ignites this delightfully engaging romantic drama about sibling divide and wounds that never heal. Highly recommended. See review. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Fri 8-Thu 14 Jun; GFT, Glasgow, Fri 15 Jun.
Ten Canoes Awesome aboriginal action adventure set in tribal times. Think Apocalypto without all the ultra violence and fundamentalist Christian undertones. See interview and Also Released. GFT, Glasgow, Fri 15 Jun.
Zizek! Fascinating documentary about philosopher Slavoj Zizek. See review.
The Battle of Algiers Seminal insurgent resistance thriller in new digital print. GFT, Glasgow, Fri 8-Mon 11 Jun.
Six of the Best: They Might Be Giants Six gems from last year’s EIFF 1970s retrospective including Peter Fonda’s The Hired and Peter Hyams’ Busting. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Fri 8 Jun.
The Forbidden Planet Lovely DVD reissue of the classic 1956 sci-fi adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest comes with a ton of new extras. See review. Out Mon 18 Jun (Warner Home Video).