Category Archives: DVD

Reviews of the latest UK DVD releases.

DVD review: The Post

 As America endures the ‘fake news’ era of the Trump administration, legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg casts his directorial eye over the government’s corrupt past with political drama The Post. Centered around attempts to publish incriminating Vietnam War secrets, the plot … Continue reading

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DVD review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 The balancing act of black comedies can be difficult to judge but writer-director Martin McDonagh manages to tread this line impressively. Following a five-year gap, he returns with his third feature Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The crime drama centres … Continue reading

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DVD review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

As the modern revival of Star Wars continues, director Rian Johnson takes the reins for the eighth episode of the space-opera saga.  The Last Jedi picks up where 2015’s The Force Awakens left off, as the dwindling Resistance prepares to do … Continue reading

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DVD review: Molly’s Game

 Over the years of writing fast-talking dialogue for television and film, Aaron Sorkin has developed such a recognisable signature style that he could well be dubbed a screenplay auteur. He penned the scripts for acclaimed movies such as A Few … Continue reading

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DVD review: Battle of the Sexes

 In 1973, Billie Jean King fought for equality in tennis, leading a group of female players to boycott a major tournament and subsequently start their own tour. This later became known as the Women’s Tennis Association. Directors Jonathan Dayton and … Continue reading

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DVD review: Suburbicon

  As well as entertaining or informing cinema audiences, filmmakers can use their work as a vehicle for their political agenda. With his sixth feature in the director’s chair, George Clooney presents a satirical attack at modern America through his … Continue reading

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DVD review: The Florida Project

 Sean Baker made some waves in the film industry when he released crime comedy Tangerine a couple of years ago, shot entirely on an iPhone. The critical acclaim of the micro-budget marvel helped to springboard the director to his next … Continue reading

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