Blu-ray Reviews

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.

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