Blu-ray Reviews

7

Good

Burn After Reading (Blu-ray)

It has been said that this film was written at the same time as No Country For Old Men, alternating the days on which they worked on each script and,...

6

Fair

The House Bunny (Blu-ray)

Anna Faris stars as a Playboy bunny who gets thrown out of the mansion and is taken on as a house mother at a college sorority for losers.

6

Fair

Eden Lake (Blu-ray)

When is a slasher film not a slasher film? When it has the pretensions of being a "cautionary tale"? That’s the philosophy of young British filmmaker James Watkins, the man...

5

Average

Pineapple Express (Blu-ray)

The latest newborn from the Apatow family is a passable but relatively ordinary stoner comedy that will no doubt easily recoup its budget.

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.