Review Archive: January 2011

Scorpion Tales (Complete Series)

A series of six individual plays from 1978 with a scorpion like twist in the tale are part of this D...

And Mother Makes Three - The Complete Series

Les Anderson looks at the UK DVD release of this seventies British sitcom starring Wendy Craig......


Brutality, sadism, and torture; does Missing offer us anything beyond? Mark Lee finds out....

Shadows - Series 1

Ghostly goings on in this seventies ITV children's series......


Hug a hoodie? Not likely, after watching Johannes Roberts' British school siege horror....

The Big Steal

Australia Day at The Digital Fix ends with award-winning comedy, The Big Steal, with Ben Mendelsohn and Claudia Karvan.

Charlie & Boots

Australia Day at the Digital Fix continues with Charlie & Boots, a comedy road movie with Paul Hogan and Shane Jacobson.


Australia Day continues with Backroads, a groundbreaking road movie/thriller from 1977, directed by Phillip Noyce.

Bran Nue Dae

Australia Day at The Digital Fix begins with this 2009 comedy-musical, based on the stage production.

A Blonde in Love

Milos Forman's international breakthrough comes to UK DVD via Second Run and is reviewed by clydefro.

Black Dynamite

Nixon, white supremacists, gratuitous nudity and shocking camera work. John reviews the exploitastic...


A nightclub owner falls for a beautiful double agent in 1943 Oslo, in this 2009 Norwegian film out today from Optimum.

Thomas Bernhard: Three Days

The latest from Index DVD, Austrian specialists in experimental film and video.

Women Without Men

Four women in 1953 Iran, in the first feature by Iranian-American artist Shirin Neshat.


Outcast is an excellent modern British horror that is out on DVD......

Two Evil Eyes

Two renowned horror directors, two Poe yarns, Two Evil Eyes. Mark Lee reviews Arrow's release of th...

True Blood: The Complete Second Season

As Season Three begins on FX James catches up with the story so far......


Mondo Vision do the Zulawski thing again. John tells you about it...

Please Give

The new comedy-drama starring Catherine Keener, Rebecca Hall and Amanda Peet, released on DVD by Sony today.

White Material

In a wartorn African country, Isabelle Huppert struggles to survive in this impressive film from Claire Denis.

Sweet Karma

Andrew Thomas Hunt's feature proves a tricky blend of contradictory messages and righteous vengeance...

The Time That Remains: Chronicle of a Present Absentee

Elia Suleiman's wryly humourous chronicle of his family over five decades of Palestinian history is released on DVD by New Wave.

The Hole

Joe Dante returns to big screen horror. John reviews the DVD......