Martin Short

8

Great

The Wind Rises review (Blu-ray)

Studio Ghibli co-founder and animator Miyazaki has threatened to retire before, but this time it looks like he means it.

6

Fair

Frankenweenie review (DVD)

For all the recent misfires, Tim Burton has made some terrific films in his career – Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Batman, Ed Wood  ...

8

Great

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted review (Blu-ray)

Third instalments of franchises historically do not tend to deliver (if you’ve seen Back to the Future Part III, you’ll know what I mean).

8

Great

Mars Attacks! review (Blu-ray)

Upon its theatrical release way back in 1996, Mars Attacks! was mysteriously marketed as a “spoof of Independence Day” – which meant audiences were expecting a cross between Airplane! and...

7

Good

The Spiderwick Chronicles (DVD)

Another fantasy film aimed at kids based on a series of popular books. And although The Spiderwick Chronicles never appears all that original, it is thoroughly entertaining for old and...

7

Good

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Another fantasy film aimed at kids based on a series of popular books is at hand, and although The Spiderwick Chronicles never appears all that original it is thoroughly entertaining...