Sam Raimi’s classic horror comedy gets a second UK Blu-ray release, this time with a load more extras.
The Coen Brothers’ dreamlike 1985 neo-noir debut may lack the dark humour and articulate dialogue that would become their trademarks, but it’s still their most measured film, and arguably their finest.
Just how much entertainment you’ll get from Silent House really depends on how appetising you find the idea of 81 minutes of extreme close-ups of Elizabeth Olsen in a state of hysteria. In a little white vest, naturally.
In a year when Dark Knight Rises provided a challenging, multifaceted deconstruction of a beloved icon and The Avengers brought Marvel’s finest to the screen with unparalleled authenticity, Pete Travis’s Dredd is a stripped-down, ultraviolent take on the 2000AD icon which owes as much to Die Hard and Assault on Precinct 13 as it does the irreverent source material.
Were there such thing as a regulatory filmmaking handbook, it would clearly state that whenever man travels back in time he must either a) risk endangering his own birth or existence, or b) be responsible for his chronological reallocation in the first place. Timecrimes, the inventive debut from Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo brashly follows the […]
Franklyn is a mess of ideas. Several entirely different films so bizarrely tangled into one another that even the keenest viewer will eventually give up trying to fit this puzzle’s pieces together and accept that the film simply cannot, will not, make sense by the time the credits roll. Does it matter if a film […]