Category: DVDs

I, Tonya

I, Tonya follows the rise and fall of American figure skater Tonya Harding who became a world wide household name for all the wrong reasons. In January 1994, in a trial by media Harding...

DVD: Game Night

Game Night starts looking like a run of the mill romantic comedy, about a competitive couple with ongoing fertility issues, but quickly segues into an over complex action thriller wanna be. Now I know...

DVD: Molly’s Game

I had high hopes for Molly’s Game, being that it is from the pen of Aaron Sorkin, but we’re a long way from his best work, The West Wing, which as an aside would...

DVD: 12 Strong

Lets just be honest, the trailer made this film look like a shit-show of epic proportions. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11 an small squad of elite Special Forces is sent on essentially a...

DVD: Pacific Rim Uprising

So lets face some honest facts. 2013’s Pacific Ring was an ok action film based on two solid points, it was directed (and written) by Guillermo del Toro, and it wasn’t owned by Hasbro....

DVD: Darkest Hour

In the early scenes of Darkest Hour all I could think of was how much more Brian Cox looked like Churchill than Gary Oldman does, in their respective turns at impersonating the man. Cox...

DVD: American Pastoral

American Pastoral is a story about a man who had the world at his feet but decided to do nothing but exist. I may be oversimplifying (or totally missing) the theme of Philip Roth’s...

DVD: Ready Player One

Some years ago, I was recommended an unknown (at least to me) book by a good mate, Drew. That book was Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One. It became pretty much one of my favourite...

DVD: Den Of Thieves

It’s a risky proposition when you choose a Gerard Butler film these days, I mean the guy is normally more cheese than is required, so why then did I choose to review Den Of...

DVD: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Stretching out the very worst of small town ‘merica stereotypes to hard-edged humorous effect, the oddly titled THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is Martin McDonagh’s latest piece of blackly comic provocation. Tonally, THREE BILLBOARDS...