Blu-ray Reviews

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Great

District 9 (Blu-ray)

Life must have seemed pretty good for South African director Blomkamp. After catching the eye of Oscar winning director Peter Jackson, he was snapped up to make a film adaptation...

7

Good

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Blu-ray)

Harry (Radcliffe), Ron (Grint) and Hermione (Watson) are back at Hogwarts and there’s a new potions teacher, Horace Slughorn (Broadbent).

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4

Poor

Orphan (Blu-ray)

What makes a good horror film? The answer is different for everyone: some like their nerves tingled by chilling suspense, some like the rollercoaster thrill of the cheap shot jump...

8

Great

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: Ultimate Edition (Blu-ray)

Ah, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Probably the nastiest of all the so-called "video nasties" that were banned in the 1980s (although several countries also banned it when it was...

10

Superb

Lost: Season 5 (Blu-ray)

There is no doubt Lost has secured its place amongst other cult programmes/shows and as a result has become one of those Marmite shows that you either love or hate.

6

Fair

Coco Before Chanel (Blu-ray)

Biopics are by their very nature tricky things to get right. Unless the story of the protagonist is truly astonishing or filmic there are inevitably complaints either about its veracity...

6

Fair

Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Blu-ray)

The Ice Age gang are back for a new adventure which, while not as sharp and clever as a lot of CGI animation around these days, is the perfect thing...

6

Fair

Terminator Salvation (Blu-ray)

Just when it seemed that the moribund Terminator franchise had wrung every last drop of blood and plot out its time-shifting story, along comes Terminator Salvation to mine the only...

6

Fair

Night At The Museum 2 (Blu-ray)

Here comes a family-friendly sequel to one of the biggest family-friendly hits of 2006. It's got a bigger playground this time (Washington's Smithsonian Institute) and a bigger cast of familiar...