Reviews

Blu-ray Review: David Lean’s THIS HAPPY BREED

David Lean’s This Happy Breed comes to Blu-ray in outstanding fashion with a newly remastered print that shows the film in all of its Technicolor glory. It follows the Gibbons family from 1919 to 1939, charting the years between both world wars. [...]

June 1, 2012

Review: Wes Anderson’s Whimsical MOONRISE KINGDOM

Wes Anderson movies are an acquired taste. The director’s visual style is a bit too quirky for the mainstream, and sometimes the art house crowd find it too laboured. I like his work, although I wasn’t a great admirer of The Darjeeling [...]

May 31, 2012

DVD Review: JASON KING Is 1970s TV At Its Best

Your enjoyment of Jason King depends on several things: how much you enjoyed the 1970s, how funny you find 1970s fashion and how much you enjoy 1970s television (especially British television from the 1970s). If it’s one or all of the above then [...]

May 20, 2012

DVD Review: Alan Alda & Michael Caine In SWEET LIBERTY

Alan Alda is a talented and interesting man. An actor, writer, director, comedian and novelist it would appear that there is nothing Alda can’t do. Alda has a slew of acting credits to his name, from Mash (the television show) to being a regular [...]

May 20, 2012

Blu-ray Review: Matt Smith & Eva Green In CLONE

Clone (or Womb as it is also known) is a science fiction drama starring Doctor Who’s Matt Smith and Bond Girl Eva Green. It’s a morbidly depressing movie that fails to ignite audience attention, it shuffles down an extra mile of monotony and [...]

May 17, 2012

DVD Review: Danish Thriller ID:A Lacks Thrills

ID:A is a Danish thriller that’s light on thrills and heavy on tedium. Christian E. Christiansen’s film opens with a woman (Tuva Novotny) waking in the French countryside, with a bag of cash and no idea of her past or who she is. She trudges to [...]

May 16, 2012

Review: Gallic Thriller THE SERPENT

The Serpent is a French film from director Eric Barbier starring Yvan Attal, Clovis Cornillac and Quantum of Solace‘s Bond girl Olga Kurylenko. Vincent (Attal) is a photographer who is going through a messy divorce, his life is slowly heading [...]

May 13, 2012

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