Review Archive: August 2010


Lovers divided by language and power and the reality of ideas in this brilliant find by Second Run

Still Walking

Catching up with Hirokazu Kore-eda's much-lauded family drama, clydefro reviews New Wave's disc from earlier this year.

Eric Rohmer: Six Moral Tales

The series of films that made Eric Rohmer's reputation, released by Artificial Eye in a DVD box set.

Ghost Game

It came close to causing a diplomatic disaster upon its release in Thailand, but this Far East shock...

Brotherhood of Blood

Victoria Pratt plunges into the vampires' nest and meets some famous horror faces in Brotherhood of ...

In Loving Memory Series 5

Les Anderson reviews the fifth and final series of this popular ITV sitcom starring Thora Hird......

That's My Boy Series 1

Les reviews the Network DVD release of this eighties ITV sitcom starring Mollie Sugden... ...

The Burrowers

The Wild West is a less conventional location for dark, bone-crunching horror, but The Burrowers pro...

Doctor Who: The Dominators

From Patrick Troughton's final season, the five-part adventure The Dominators comes to DVD.


Psychological horror without the scares in this Austrian drama, reviewed by clydefro.

Lovely Rita

Lourdes director Jessica Hausner's first feature, a bleak portrait of a teenage girl, is now on DVD from Artificial Eye

No One Knows About Persian Cats

Rock and roll Tehran style, on a solid DVD from Network.


Gotz Spielmann's Oscar nominated drama comes to UK DVD. John sees if it deserves another try......

The Crazies

George Romero's 1973 classic gets a better than expected 21st-Century reboot, released on DVD by Momentum.

National Geographic - Great Lost Civilisations

Les Anderson looks at this collection of documentaries from National Geographic......

The Wrong Door

Les Anderson looks at this BBC3 comedy sketch show which is available to buy now......

The Dinner Party

A farewell party with a difference goes wrong, in this Australian drama released on DVD by Kaleidoscope.