Blu-ray Reviews

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Poor

The Day The Earth Stood Still: 2008 (DVD & Blu-ray)

DVD VERSION | Anne Wollenberg The human race struggles with arrogance. There’s the fact we’ve trampled all over this planet, filling it full of skyscrapers, pollution, death and destruction.

7

Good

The Tale of Despereaux (Blu-ray)

As the Princess (Watson) says of our big-eared, titular hero, "You are a strange little mouse." He is indeed. And the film is a curiosity as well.

6

Fair

The Warlords (Blu-ray)

The Warlords stars the legendary martial arts star Jet Li, alongside Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro (who both previously starred in the mega-hit House of Flying Daggers), as three "blood...

8

Great

7

Good

Watchmen: Tales Of The Black Freighter (DVD & Blu-ray)

First came the King Kong Production Diaries, then we had Get Smart’s Bruce And Lloyd Out Of Control and now we have the latest theatrical companion DVD release, Watchmen: Tales...

10

Superb

Waltz With Bashir (Blu-ray & DVD)

One of those movies that has film fans salivating from the moment news of the standing ovation at Cannes breaks out, Waltz With Bashir is a monumental moment in cinema...

6

Fair

Changeling (Blu-ray)

This powerful true tale, of a single mother fighting for justice for herself and her missing son, should help to shut up anyone who’s still of the opinion that Jolie’s...

2

Dreadful

Body of Lies (Blu-ray)

Based on the 2007 spy novel by David Ignatius, Body of Lies tells the story of a CIA operative Roger Ferris (DiCaprio) who is sent to Jordan to track down...

5

Average

Max Payne (Blu-ray)

We've been waiting a long, long, long time for a decent film based on a videogame. And, sadly, we're still waiting — for Max Payne is not that holy grail.

8

Great

Quantum of Solace (Blu-ray)

James Bond has returned. And, we're pleased to report, to much the same level of quality as Casino Royale.