Category: DVDs

DVD Review: Viceroy’s House

New nations are rarely born in peace… India, 1947: Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) is dispatched, along with his wife Edwina (Gillian Anderson), to New Delhi to oversee the country’s transition from British rule to...

DVD Review: John Wick 2

Pleasingly brutal. That’s about as succinct a recommendation as I can give John Wick: Chapter 2 (JW2 hereafter). I think that’s probably enough for you to know if this is your cinematic poison or...

DVD Review: Their Finest

London, 1940. The war ministry needs a new hit film. Not just any film, but a good old propaganda films wrapped up like a Hollywood hit. Something to get the British public’s spirit a...

DVD Review: Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant is the sequel to the prequel Prometheus, and a prequel to the announced prequels to the original Alien film. In other words it’s the first film of the Alien prequel trilogy. Now...

DVD Review: Army of One

Army of One, starring Nick Cage and Russell Brand, was a misfortunate mess of a movie. Directed by Larry Charles, known for directing Borat. The film’s cheap jokes mixed with the stupidness of Nick...

DVD Review: The Fate of the Furious

The Fast and the Furious franchise never seems to run out of gas, and if this installment is anything to go by, there is still plenty left in the tank. Fate starts off in...

DVD Review: Get Out

Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya) has no idea that his love for an Armitage (Allison Williams) is about to deliver one of the best films this year. Genre enthusiasts would place Get Out in a...

DVD Review: Ghost In The Shell

Scarlett Johansson plays the role of major in this live action adaptation of the Japanese anime phenomenon Ghost In The Shell. The film kicks off with Scarlett’s character being bought back to life, though...

DVD Review: Headshot

Iko Uwais is the man. The Indonesian actor and martial artist burst onto cinema screens with The Raid, though you’d still have to be into extreme violence or martial arts to have seen that...

DVD Review: Hidden Figures

The so called space race, where America and Russia poured money into and endless pot of ego stroking to see who could conquer space first, happened whilst America was very much still segregated and...