Blu-ray Reviews

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Great

Shine a Light (Blu-ray)

"In Autumn 2006, Martin Scorsese assembled an award-winning camera team to capture the raw energy of one of the greatest rock'n'roll bands on stage.

9

Excellent

Casino Royale: Deluxe Edition (Blu-ray)

Bond is back, and this time in Hi Def (again!) When it was announced that Daniel Craig was to be the new James Bond there was uproar from critics and fans.

7

Good

Horton Hears a Who (Blu-ray)

Well, what have we here? Another Dr. Seuss adaptation? Uh-oh, this could be bad. Even the mighty Mike Myers fell flat on his face with the grand master of children's...

4

Poor

Prom Night (Blu-ray)

A remake of a pretty awful Jamie Lee Curtis slasher from the 1980s, Prom Night tells the tale of Donna Keppel (Snow) whose family is brutally slain by a teacher...

7

Good

Made of Honour (Blu-ray)

Another week, another by-the-numbers Hollywood rom-com. If anything, Made of Honour is even more predictable than some of the other recent efforts, and yet it’s got an affable charm that...

4

Poor

Vantage Point (Blu-ray)

Vantage Point promises something different and smart but, around 60 minutes in, falls apart as it becomes utterly predictable.

10

Superb

Batman Begins (Blu-ray)

Following the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne (Bale) disappears from Gotham City and is presumed dead.

0

Also out on Blu-ray/DVD archive

• Also out on DVD: November 2009

6

Fair

The Game Plan (Blu-ray)

Relying on a lead actor's natural charm and charisma alone comes with its obvious problems. Will audiences be willing to forgive a dodgy script, predictable plots and unconvincing support? It’s...

6

Fair

Be Kind Rewind (BLU-RAY)

Gondry's VHS-based comedy focuses on Mike (Def), sole employee of Mr Fletcher (Glover) and passionately devoted to his rundown, ramshackle video rental store.