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...
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And Mother Makes Three - The Complete Series

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

Brutality, sadism, and torture; does Missing offer us anything beyond? Mark Lee finds out....
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Shadows - Series 1

Ghostly goings on in this seventies ITV children's series......
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Hug a hoodie? Not likely, after watching Johannes Roberts' British school siege horror....
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The Big Steal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The latest from Index DVD, Austrian specialists in experimental film and video.
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Women Without Men

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

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

Two renowned horror directors, two Poe yarns, Two Evil Eyes. Mark Lee reviews Arrow's release of th...
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True Blood: The Complete Second Season

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

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

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

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

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

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