Blu-ray Reviews

8

Great

You Don’t Mess With the Zohan (Blu-ray)

Ouch! Unfortunate timing in the extreme, with this very funny comedy being released right in the middle of the latest conflict in Gaza.

6

Fair

The Strangers (Blu-ray)

There’s a moment in The Strangers, the horror/thriller starring Liv Tyler, that is so incredibly low-key that its significance may well go overlooked by unfocussed members of the audience, yet...

10

Superb

The Dark Knight (Blu-ray)

In The Dark Knight, Batman sets out to destroy organised crime in Gotham City for good, with the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and committed new District Attorney Harvey Dent.

8

Great

10

Superb

WALL•E (Blu-ray)

Those nasty Pixar people have really done it this time. Why do they hate film critics so much? I am so narked that if I ever get to meet Andrew...

6

Fair

Hancock (Blu-ray)

When is a superhero not a superhero? When he's a crude, dirty alcoholic. Hancock is a mostly enjoyable concept film that goes off in an unexpected direction.

8

Great

Sleeping Beauty Platinum Edition (3-disc Blu-ray & DVD)

I never saw Sleeping Beauty when it was first released in theatres (hey, it came out in 1959 — I'm not THAT old), and I've never seen it on TV,...

8

Great

Shine a Light (Blu-ray)

"In Autumn 2006, Martin Scorsese assembled an award-winning camera team to capture the raw energy of one of the greatest rock'n'roll bands on stage.

9

Excellent

Casino Royale: Deluxe Edition (Blu-ray)

Bond is back, and this time in Hi Def (again!) When it was announced that Daniel Craig was to be the new James Bond there was uproar from critics and fans.

7

Good

Horton Hears a Who (Blu-ray)

Well, what have we here? Another Dr. Seuss adaptation? Uh-oh, this could be bad. Even the mighty Mike Myers fell flat on his face with the grand master of children's...