DVD Reviews

5

Average

Stephen King's Desperation (DVD)

Welcome to the former mining town of Desperation, Nevada. Population: one crazy, possessed mean-ass sumbitch sherrif. And the occasional dead body. And assorted crows and wild dogs.

8

Great

10

Superb

The Jungle Book: 40th Anniversary Platinum Edition (DVD)

"Many strange legends are told of these jungles of India, but none so strange as the story of a small boy named Mowgli." Ah yes, the opening narration by the...

3

Poor

Sapphire and Steel: The Complete Series (DVD)

Made between 1979 and 1982, these six ‘stories’ over 34 episodes, are probably enjoyed most by those who enjoyed it the first time around.

10

Superb

Monty Python's Life of Brian: Immaculate Edition DVD

It regularly appears in the lists and polls of the top 10 funniest films ever made, but I want to put an end to that argument right now — as...

8

Great

Golden Door (DVD)

Emanuele Crialese directs an enchanting story that follows a southern Italian peasant family and their quest to leave their homeland for the New World at the turn of the 20th century.

6

Fair

Comic Icons: Will Hay Collection (DVD)

Will Hay worked in music hall and radio for 25 years before he starred on screen, building up a range of characters that were thought so strong that they were...

2

Dreadful

Captivity (DVD)

Captivity is the latest horror/thriller/gorefest to be dubbed "torture porn" in certain sections of the media.

7

Good

Comic Icons: Alastair Sim Collection (DVD)

The much-loved actor Alastair Sim is a byword for classic British comedy, appearing in unforgettable movies such as the Belles of St TrinianIs and The Happiest Days of Your Life.

2

Dreadful