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DVD Review: Ripper Street

DVD Review: Ripper Street

When you strip it back to it’s bare bones, Ripper Street is the Victorian Period Drama version of CSI and many other police procedural dramas that have rose in popularity over the last decade or so. What makes Ripper Street so engrossing however is the place in which it is

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DVD Review: The Indian Doctor S1

DVD Review: The Indian Doctor S1

The Indian Doctor is a delightful period drama from the BBC that comes with a good dose of humour. A small Welsh mining community is in need of a new Doctor, but they were not expecting to be given one of the first of a wave of Indian doctors being

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DVD Review: The Fall Of The Essex Boys

DVD Review: The Fall Of The Essex Boys

British gangster films tend to be a bit hit and miss, but The Fall Of The Essex Boys was apparently based on real events and came with the pre-requsit R18 sticker, so I decided to give it a go. Based on the true story behind Rise Of The Footsoldier, the

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DVD Review: Weekend of a Champion

DVD Review: Weekend of a Champion

In 1971 Roman Polanski spent the weekend with world champion Jackie Stewart as he attempted to win the Monaco Grand Prix. Like best friends the two hung out, and Jackie raced a few races. The only difference, was that Polanski had a film crew with him as he was making

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DVD Review: Inch’Allah

DVD Review: Inch’Allah

Inch’Allah is the story of Chloe, and young Canadian doctor working in a United Nations clinic in a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank. There she cares for pregnant women, and develops a friendship with one of the patients, Rand. Passing through checkpoints on a daily basis, between her

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DVD Review: Homefront

DVD Review: Homefront

Sylvester Stallone sure turns up in some unexpected places these days. One of those places is the writing credits for Jason Statham’s latest DVD release, Homefront. It should be no surprise that these two have teamed up, after seeing them buddy up in the Expendables films. Still, weird seeing the

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DVD Review: Harlock Space Pirate

DVD Review: Harlock Space Pirate

Harlock Space Pirate is an intense visual treat that is only let down by some shoddy dubbing. Why Anchor Bay didn’t just release it subtitled is beyond me. But then I’m a subtitle freak, whilst the majority of entertainment consumers are freakishly afraid of subtitles, so the obvious reason for

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DVD Review: Blackfish

DVD Review: Blackfish

Killer Whales do not kill people in captivity, it’s just that sometimes the trainers make mistakes. So goes the SeaWorld party line. It’s pretty much the party line of any big corporation, blame it on human error, not the thing that makes them billions of dollars in profits. However, by

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DVD Review: Ender’s Game

DVD Review: Ender’s Game

The latest sci-fi movie aimed at the younger audience comes in with a mixture of teenage Battlestar Galactica angst then loads it with a hint of a Hunger Games survival story. Earth has survived an onslaught attack from the Formics, an alien race of insect like creatures. It was only

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DVD Review: One Chance

DVD Review: One Chance

One Chance takes a look at the remarkable true story of Paul Potts, the Opera singing winner of Britain’s Got Talent. Not having the best of childhoods, being bullied at school for being both fat and into Opera, Paul Pots has a doting mum who encourages his singing and a

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