Reviews

DVD Review: THE STORY OF FILM: AN ODYSSEY

Mark Cousins’ fifteen hour documentary The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a fascinating chronicle through the last hundred plus years of cinema. From the origins of cinema through to the present day, Cousins’ film leaves no stone unturned when [...]

April 22, 2012

DVD Review: World War II Drama OVERLORD

This 1975 film details the events leading up to Operation Overlord, or as it is more commonly known: D-Day. If you are looking for an action filled war movie in the vein of Saving Private Ryan, then look elsewhere. In fact Overlord has more in [...]

April 22, 2012

DVD Review: UWE Boll Goes To Vietnam With TUNNEL RATS

Uwe Boll–the name strikes terror into the hearts of many movie fans, although the casual viewer might say “Uwe he?” German born Boll is a controversial figure in cinema today and his films are often highly controversial and critically mauled. [...]

April 19, 2012

Review: CHE GUEVARA – As You Have Never Seen Him Before

This highly informative documentary makes interesting viewing. I must confess that I didn’t know that much about Che Guevara before I sat down to watch this; I knew that he was an iconic Cuban revolutionary, but as far as background and events [...]

April 14, 2012

DVD Review: Peter O’Toole In The Epic Mini-Series MASADA

Masada is a 1981 television mini-series starring acting legend Peter O’Toole and helmed by directing stalwart Boris Sagal (The Omega Man). The series is an entertaining and well made production that charts the siege of the Jewish fortress at [...]

April 11, 2012

DVD Review: Lars Von Trier’s THE BOSS OF IT ALL

This new film from Danish director Lars Von Trier offers something new from the filmmaker: it’s a comedy. Ravn, owner of a successful IT firms, wants to sell up and move on. There’s just one slight problem. For the past several years he has been [...]

April 9, 2012

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