Blu-ray Reviews

8

Great

Rachel Getting Married (Blu-ray)

Filmmakers love a wedding, don't they? I've lost count of how many wedding-based films there have been over the years.

4

Poor

Push (Blu-ray)

Have you ever wondered what the world would be like if people mutated? Well, the answer has now been posited. Actually, it was posited a while ago by X-Men.

6

Fair

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (Blu-ray)

This year’s Juno? Close but not quite. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist is a sweet, warm, funny movie that’s about as likely to offend audiences as the news that you’ve...

8

Great

Gran Torino (Blu-ray)

If ever you wondered what “Dirty” Harry Callahan would be like in his retirement years, look no further than Gran Torino, Clint Eastwood’s glorious acting swansong.

8

Great

Bolt (Blu-ray & DVD)

Bolt – the first film from the Disney Animation Studios since Pixar supremo John Lasseter took the reins – was made in 3D, and released theatrically in that format.

6

Fair

Valkyrie (Blu-ray)

Some day, perhaps years or decades from now, when Tom Cruise’s Oprah antics and Scientology ramblings have faded into distant memory, people will reflect upon his acting legacy and evaluate...

8

Great

Anvil! The Story of Anvil (Blu-ray)

For those who still rock: we salute you. Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner played an integral role in the birth of heavy metal as founder members of Canadian band...

6

Fair

My Bloody Valentine 3D (Blu-ray & DVD)

3D is back in our cinemas, and with a vengeance. What was a bit of a gimmick in the 1950s and again in the 1980s is being revived in a...

5

Average

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2-disc Blu-ray)

If ever Paramount wanted an alternate title for the lengthy The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, they might want to think about Try Hard.

3

Poor

The Spirit (Blu-ray)

Which socially awkward teenage lad wouldn’t have wanted to be Frank Miller? One minute he’s god of the fanboys, lauded in comic book circles for his cerebral graphic novels, next...