Blu-ray Reviews

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.

8

Great

Quarantine (Blu-ray)

In 2007, the Spanish movie REC generated an impressive buzz on the festival circuit as horror genre fan-boys — myself included — praised it as being one of the scariest movies...

5

Average

Lakeview Terrace (Blu-ray)

Neil LaBute has built his portfolio breathing life into movies and stage plays about dysfunctional individuals (usually men) who have difficulty fitting into relationships and societal norms. His first offering,...

6

Fair

RocknRolla (Blu-ray)

Gor blimey, lawd luv a duck, it’s a new Guy Richie movie and no mistake. Let’s ‘ave a jar at the rub-a-dub and a proper Cock-er-nee knees-up to fackin’ celebrate.

8

Great

Redbelt (Blu-ray)

“There’s always a way out,” says martial arts instructor Mike Terry to his students. “You just have to find it.” Given the early appearance of this mantra and given that...

6

Fair

Step Brothers (Blu-ray)

Step Brothers is pretty much a one-joke film — Ferrell and Reilly as 40-year-olds but with the mentality and maturity of 10-year-olds.

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,...