Category Archives: DVD

Reviews of the latest UK DVD releases.

DVD review: The Sense of an Ending

 Why learn to live with mistakes and regret when you can simply grow old and forget about them? In The Sense of an Ending, BAFTA nominated Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra begs this question in what is his first English language … Continue reading

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DVD review: Raw

 French writer and director Julia Ducournau wowed audiences at Cannes Film Festival last year with her first feature film Raw, a coming-of-age story spliced with an exploration of cannibalism. The plot centres around young vegetarian Justine (Garance Marillier) who enrols … Continue reading

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DVD review: Power Rangers

As modern cinema continues to churn out reboots, remakes and superhero movies, it was inevitable that we would see the Power Rangers reintroduction to the big screen. Adapting the 90s kid’s television series this time around is Dean Israelite, with … Continue reading

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DVD review: Ghost in the Shell

Of all the arts, anime arguably has one of the largest cult followings so news that one of its quintessential pieces was to be adapted into a live-action picture was met with bated breath by much of the fan-base. Stepping … Continue reading

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DVD review: Life

 After proving to be more than capable in a number of different genres, Swedish director Daniel Espinosa delves into challenging sci-fi horror territory with Life. The story follows the studies of scientists aboard the International Space Station, on an explorative … Continue reading

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DVD review: Get Out

 When films are described and discussed, we have a tendency to pigeonhole them into categories, grouping those of similar style or genre together. Every now and then, projects come along that are so refreshingly original that it proves to be … Continue reading

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DVD review: Free Fire

We’ve come to expect the unexpected from the eclectic films of indie filmmaker Ben Wheatley, as his rule-defying style can twist and mould genre conventions to fit his dark directorial visions. His latest project, which he co-wrote with his wife … Continue reading

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