Timothy Spall

8

Great

The Rise review (Blu-ray)

It’s difficult to write a piece about a film from Northern England without a mandatory reference to either Ken Loach or Shane Meadows.

4

Poor

Comes a Bright Day review

Roberts, so good in Submarine, here plays a similar role – that of the shy, put upon young man harbouring a crush on a girl.

8

Great

4

Poor

Wake Wood review (DVD)

Languishing on a shelf since 2008, Wake Wood was the first picture produced under the banner of a revived Hammer Film Productions – that affectionately-remembered staple of British horror.

4

Poor

Wake Wood review

Languishing on a shelf since 2008, Wake Wood was the first picture produced under the banner of a revived Hammer Film Productions – that affectionately-remembered staple of British horror.

7

Good

Jackboots on Whitehall review (DVD)

Jackboots on Whitehall is a British animation, but don’t expect a cuddly Aardman movie. This is a strange but enjoyable film.

8

Great

0

Heartless review (DVD) ?

This is a kind of minor, low rent reimagining of the Faust legend, imbued with timid horror theatrics that fail to make one shiver.

0

Heartless review ?

This is a kind of minor, low rent reimagining of the Faust legend, imbued with timid horror theatrics that fail to make one shiver.

6

Fair

The Damned United (Blu-ray)

Michael Sheen, bless 'im – isn't he grand at playing real-life roguish figures? After his admirable stints as Kenneth Williams, Tony Blair and David Frost, here he is as football manager...