Blu-Ray Review Archive: December 2007

Eastern Promises

Cronenberg's latest is out on a US flipper disc with HD and SD options. John White takes a shufty.

The Seventh Seal (50th Anniversary Special Edition)

Noel Megahey reviews Tartan's Blu-Ray edition of one of cinema's greatest classics, the first Ingmar Bergman film to make it to High Defintion.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The fifth Harry Potter adventure is available now on both HD formats. Dave checks out the 2-Disc HD DVD offering from Warner UK...

Wolf Creek

Optimum continues to serve fans whose interests lie slightly off the beaten track with an HD DVD release of Wolf Creek, Greg McLean's nasty and effective shocker. Review by Michael Mackenzie.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 30th Anniversary Ultimate Edition

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Steven Spielbergís sci-fi classic this set incorporates all three versions of the film accompanied by a comprehensive set of extras. How does Spielberg's first High Definition video release shape up? Dave Foster checks out the set...

Blade Runner (The Final Cut)

Ridley Scott's final version. He's promised. Honest. Crossed his heart etc...John White takes a look at the HD DVD release.


Michael Mackenzie reviews Disney's Region A Blu-ray release of Pixar's latest film, Ratatouille, and promises not to abuse this opportunity to use as many metaphors about cooking as possible.

Les Triplettes de Belleville

"Swinging Belleville rendez-vous..." Michael Mackenzie reviews the recent French HD DVD release of Sylvain Chomet's excellent Les Triplettes de Belleville.

The Host

Optimum release last year's DVD times favourite The Host on HD DVD. We give it a spin and tell you what's what.