Category: DVDs

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DVD Review: Split

M. Night. Shyamalan’s biggest burden is The Sixth Sense. It’s almost impossible to talk to people about any of his other films without them being disappointed that it wasn’t like The Sixth Sense. If...

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DVD Review: Broadchurch S3

Broadchurch was a fine example of British police drama at its best when it first hit our screens back in 2013. A shocking crime in a tight knit coastal community was a perfectly orchestrated...

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DVD Review: A Cure for Wellness

Mesmerizing is probably the best word to describe Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness. It kinda grabs you and keeps you hooked right till the very end, though you’re not sure why. The film...

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DVD Review: Logan

Back in 2000, Bryan Singer gave cinematic life to the X-Men. Singer wasn’t a comic book fan, rather he was interested in the subjects of prejudice and discrimination that X-Men offered. Singer’s strange new...

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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...