15 – 113mins – 2017
FEVER OF DESPAIR
Announced in March 2012, cast over the next year and a half and filmed in Normandy from September 2013, French-American director Sophie Barthes’ period adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s ‘obscene’ nineteenth century masterpiece was granted a premiere at the Telluride Film Festival the following August and then it just… disappeared.
… Keep Scuttling!
GLASS KNUCKLED WHITE WARRIOR
Courtesy of a much-appreciated check disc from Fetch Publicity I had the opportunity recently to review the long-gestating modern reimagining of Jean-Claude Van Damme’s hard-hitting 80’s revenge flick, with the action icon returning to the franchise alongside faces fresh (Alain Moussi) and familiar (Dave Bautista, Gina Carano).
Click THIS LINK to get taken directly to my blow-by-blow account over at the 80’s Picture House.
Kickboxer: Vengeance is out NOW on region 2 DVD and Blu-ray from Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment (UK).