Alex Purnell
Alex Purnell 17POSTS

Alex is a massive film nerd with a soft spot for 70's film and Korean cinema. His favourites include Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Warriors, Thirst and One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest.

blackbird film

Set against clinically white backdrops of a contemporary house out in the sticks, Blackbird’s topic of death is tragic yet beautiful. A remake of

Rag Doll: Review

Director Bailey Kobe brings us a woman power drama about a young MMA fighter training for an upcoming fight. Unfortunately, Rag Doll doesn’t deliver

She Dies Tomorrow: The BRWC Review

A beautifully profound film, She Dies Tomorrow takes enormous pleasure in its solemn approach to mortality. The anxiety which one gets before delivering an important

Melancholic: Review

In a tiny flat with his mother and father, twenty-something Kazuhiko (Yoji Minagawa) is somewhat of a drifter.  Our first introduction of Kazuhiko is

Summerland: Review

Summerland: Review - Award-winning playwright Jessica Swale’s directorial debut is heart-wrenching yet light, a much needed warm story for these chaotic times. As cinema’s nationwide