Oblivion is an honourable failure. Not because it’s a bad film, but because it suffers from a bit of an identity crisis, and ultimately pays homage to other, better sci-fi movies, without carving out its own identity.
Evil Dead is, rather ironically, a soulless affair. It doesn’t help that the film’s best moments are in the trailer.
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.