Review Archive: May 2011

Come Undone

The Film Movement disc of this adultery drama from Italian director Silvio Soldini is reviewed by clydefro

Psalm 21

Fredrik Hiller's ambitious debut doesn't hit the target after its chilling opening, yet signs of pro...

Taxi zum Klo

Frank Ripploh's gay classic, now restored and fully uncut.

Mamma Roma

Pier Paolo Pasolini's 1962 film makes its UK DVD debut courtesy of Mr. Bongo.

Tawny Pipit

Birdwatching and flag-waving come together in this charming little tale from 1944.


Not to be confused with the Christopher Lambert sci-fi actioner.

Chalk: Series 1

Mike Sutton takes a look at the DVD release of one of his favourite TV comedies....

Owd Bob

Out this week, Gainsborough Studios' 1938 version of Alfred Ollivant's classic tale makes its DVD debut.

In God We Tru$t

Marty Feldman's second, and last, film as director, also starring Andy Kaufman.

An Unflinching Eye: The Films of Richard Woolley

An impressive new boxed-set devoted to one of British cinema's unsung filmmakers.

Jemima Shore Investigates: The Complete Series

Les Anderson reviews the Network release of this 1983 crime-drama series with Patricia Hodge......

Return from the Ashes (MGM LE Collection)

Ingrid Thulin is a Holocaust survivor who returns to find her husband and stepdaughter Samantha Eggar being unfaithful

A Swedish Love Story / Songs from the Second Floor

Two very different films from Roy Andersson.

Doctor Who: Mannequin Mania

Mike Sutton takes a look at the newest Doctor Who box set from 2 Entertain which contains two Jon Pe...

The Lighthouse (Mayak)

Second Run again deserves praise for releasing this debut film set against the backdrop of war in the Caucasus region

The Captive City (MGM LE Collection)

Robert Wise's reformer noir gets the DVD-R treatment from MGM; clydefro has a look at the disc

Not as a Stranger (MGM LE Collection)

Robert Mitchum heads a cast that also includes Frank Sinatra and Gloria Grahame in this medical melodrama


The BFI release of Tony Garnett's realistic look at the notorious profession is reviewed by clydefro...

Doctor Who: Planet of the Spiders

In memory of Elisabeth Sladen (1946-2011).

Woochi - The Demon Slayer

Demons, wizards and magic flutes in this thoroughly enjoyable Korean blockbuster......

The Boy Merlin - The Complete Series

This 1979 fantasy-drama series based on Arthurian legends comes to UK DVD courtesy of Network......

Fallen Hero - The Complete Series

This late 70s ITV drama series is out now on UK DVD courtesy of Network......