Category: Movie Reviews

  • Evil Dead II Special Edition Blu-ray Review

    Evil Dead II Special Edition Blu-ray Review

    Sam Raimi’s classic horror comedy gets a second UK Blu-ray release, this time with a load more extras.

  • Blood Simple Director’s Cut DVD Review

    Blood Simple Director’s Cut DVD Review

    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.

  • Silent House DVD Review

    Silent House DVD Review

    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.

  • Dredd Movie Review

    Dredd Movie Review

    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…

  • Timecrimes DVD Review

    Timecrimes DVD Review

    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 DVD review

    Franklyn DVD review

    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…

  • I Saw the Devil DVD Review

    I Saw the Devil DVD Review

    If revenge is a dish best served cold, Kim Ji-woon’s latest movie depicts a retribution so agonisingly prolonged that it’s covered in a veneer of mould by the time it’s doled out.

  • Rubber DVD Review

    Rubber DVD Review

    2010 Director: Quentin Dupieux Writer: Quentin Dupieux Cast: Stephen Spinella, Roxanne Mesquida, Jack Plotnick, Wings Hauser, Ethan Cohn, Charley Koontz, Tara O’Brien A bespectacled man stands by a dozen or so wooden chairs on a desolate highway. A police car approaches, knocking down the chairs as though they formed a driving course, and halts. A…