Bex has reviewed the Region 1 release of Grave of the Fireflies (Collector's Series) by Central Park Media (U.S. Manga). An exceptional release of this landmark antiwar film, the two-disc set is widescreen anamorphic and well-provided with special features.
Bex has reviewed the Region 2 release of The Crying Game, a relatively bare bones MGM release of this classic Neil Jordan movie.
Noel Megahey has reviewed the Region 1 release of Godfrey Reggio's Koyaanisqatsi. A brilliant fusion of Reggio’s concept, Ron Fricke’s cinematography and Philip Glass’s music create one of the most original and striking films ever made. MGM’s budget release does the film justice.
Noel Megahey has reviewed the Region 1 release of Godfrey Reggio's Powaqqatsi, the sequel to the ground-breaking Koyaanisqatsi. Another brilliant fusion of image and music with a serious theme and message and another very impressive disc from MGM.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 1 release of The Count Of Monte Cristo. An entertaining old-fashioned grand adventure based on the classic Dumas novel, directed by Kevin Reynolds and starring Jim Caviezel and Guy Pearce, and released on a decent DVD from Touchstone.
Mark Boydell has reviewed the Region 2 release of A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, a minor Woody Allen which gets the usual competent bare-bones release from MGM .
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 1 release of Resident Evil. The classic video game is translated to the big screen surprisingly successfully, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. Released on a good DVD by Columbia Tristar.
Continuing his series of reviews covering the work of filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, Alan Daly has reviewed the Region 1 release of The Fourth Man, an excellent black comedy thriller that finds the director at the height of his talents.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 1 release of The Long Goodbye. The revisionist counter-culture take on Chandler's Marlowe directed by Robert Altman and starring Elliott Gould in an excellent performance. Released by MGM, the budget release is a fine DVD.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 1 release of Ocean's Eleven (2001). The enjoyable Steven Soderbergh remake of the cool Rat Pack flick, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia and a host of star names.
Mark Davis has reviewed the Region 2 release of Black Hawk Down SE. Ridley Scott's technically brilliant film is an indepth look into a US operation in Mogadishu. This lavish 2-disc set is one of the best I've seen and helps to raise the film to greater heights.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 2 release of Postcards From The Edge. A fictional account of the writings of Carrie Fisher, that dealt with her drug dependency and clashes with her mother Debbie Reynolds, starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine.
Eamonn McCusker has reviewed the Region 2 release of Smokey And The Bandit. Was your town overrun in the late-70's with CB, black Capri's, cowboy boots and moustaches? Then blame this film!
Dave Foster has reviewed the Region 1 release of Audition. As I have already reviewed both the Tartan R0 and Rapid Eye Movies R0 offerings of Takeshi Miike’s excellent horror Audition, I decided to take a look at the recent R1 release from Ventura Distribution and offer a comparison of all three. Read on to find out if the German REM release has been dethroned...
Mike Sutton has reviewed the R2 release of Hart's War starring Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell. Not a particularly good film but an entertaining POW camp courtroom drama on a pleasing disc from MGM.
Daniel Stephens has reviewed the Region 1 release of What About Bob?. Richard Dreyfuss’ Unwanted Guest: Case No.2. Offender – Bill Murray. After psychiatrist Leo Marvin heads off on his vacation, trou...
Daniel Stephens has reviewed the Region 1 release of Down And Out In Beverly Hills. Richard Dreyfuss’ Unwanted Guest: Case No.1. Offender – Nick Nolte. Rich couple Dave and Barbara Whiteman live in th...
Noel Megahey has reviewed the Region 2 two-disc release of Mike Figgis's Hotel. Weird sex and cannibalism in a Venetian hotel where an all-star cast are making a modern Dogme film of a Jacobean tragedy. Great DVD, but a very strange film that will obviously not be to everyone’s taste.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 2 release of Impostor, an uninspired sci-fi adaptation of a Philip K. Dick short story starring Gary Sinise, Vincent D'Onofrio and Madeleine Stowe.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 2 release of Saving Private Ryan. Any film that can be shown twice in one week on Channel 5 clearly needs a DVD review, and as this DVD possesses one of the greatest feature film presentations why not treat yourself?
Dave Foster has reviewed the Region 2 release of My Lucky Stars. Available to buy from September 23rd via Hong Kong Legends is this Sammo Hung directed action comedy that features the burly fellow himself alongside Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. An impressive line up you say but just what did I make of the film? Read on to find out along with my thoughts on the first BBFC cut HKL DVD for some time...
Mark Davis has reviewed the Region 2 release of Stargate SG-1 Season 1.I believe this is the first review anywhere of this new set, due for release on October 21st. The series itself is a cracking one and despite it's slightly patchy first season there is plenty here for TV Sci-fi fans to get their teeth into.
Mark Boydell has reviewed the Region 2 release of David Lynch's latest opus Mulholland Dr. which gets a few extras and a very good transfer but is sadly lacking the R1 DTS track.
Daniel Stephens has reviewed the Region 1 release of Frailty. Bill Paxton makes his debut as director, and what a debut it is! This brilliant new horror film about a father who tells his two sons that...