Blu-ray Reviews

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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

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...