Blu-ray Reviews

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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...

6

Fair

Seven Pounds (Blu-ray)

Seven Pounds reunites Will Smith with his The Pursuit of Happyness director Muccino in a tale that, while different, retains a similar level of emotional power.

5

Average

Bride Wars (DVD & Blu-ray)

Do you take this film to be your 90-minute companion? To watch and to enjoy for the duration of your union? I would suggest you answer “no”, and switch off ...

8

Great

Frost/Nixon (Blu-ray)

Frost/Nixon is a fascinating, timely and well-judged dip into political history. This is a film that raises questions about power, responsibility, decision-making, corruption and celebrity that an audience can place...

8

Great

Role Models (Blu-ray)

"What I'm trying to say is that when I get out of prison, can I hang out with your 10-year-old son?" Not the sort of line you'd expect in a...

8

Great

The Day The Earth Stood Still: 1951 (Blu-ray)

Michael Rennie was ill, the day the Earth stood still,But he told us where we stand.— Science Fiction, from The Rocky Horror Show

4

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.