Category: DVDs

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DVD Review: The Idealist

The Idealist is a Danish political thriller about a tenacious journalist who would stop at nothing to expose government secrets from the cold war. Officially Denmark was nuclear free, but when a B-52 crashed...

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DVD Review: Rings

I loved Hideo Nakata’s original film Ringu (Ring) and surprisingly Gore Verbinski’s 2002 re-make The Ring wasn’t too bad either. So call me surprised when it looked like Ring was getting another American re-make....

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DVD Review: T2 Trainspotting

There was always going to be a heavy weight of expectation attached to a TRAINSPOTTING sequel. Danny Boyle’s 1996 original was a cinematic cultural marker for those of us of an age, sitting alongside...

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DVD Review: The Great Wall

Originally the legend of the Great Wall was to defend China from the nomadic tribes of the north and north east, this movie tells a different tale both plot wise and in actuality. Be...

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DVD Review: Patriots Day

Patriots Day takes a cinematic look at the Boston Marathon bombing. Not exactly high drama and not something I especially wanted to see. I mean, to be blunt (and very wrong) the Boston bombing...

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DVD Review: xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Ok, so I did some research before sitting down with the latest in the xXx franchise and I’ve discovered that people are generally in one of two camps, those that love Vin Diesel and...

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DVD Review: I, Daniel Blake

I, Daniel Blake begins with a black screen and an unknown voice asking Daniel Blake a series of farcical questions to test his on going entitlement to a benefit. And so begins the slow...

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DVD Review: A United Kingdom

On the surface, A United Kingdom is a by the numbers period drama: boy meets girl, love at first sight, get married, run away. In reality however, this tale of forbidden love is both...

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DVD Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge takes a Mel Gibson styled look at the true story of Desmond Doss. Doss desperately wants to fight for his country against against Japan but his religious beliefs combined with the childhood...

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DVD Review: War On Everyone

War On Everyone kicks off with Terry (Alexander Skarsgård) and Bob (Michael Peña) chasing down a street performer in their car, and as they get close to the guy running madly down a back...