Review Archive: May 2011

Come Undone

The Film Movement disc of this adultery drama from Italian director Silvio Soldini is reviewed by clydefro
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Psalm 21

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

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

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

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

Not to be confused with the Christopher Lambert sci-fi actioner.
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Chalk: Series 1

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

Out this week, Gainsborough Studios' 1938 version of Alfred Ollivant's classic tale makes its DVD debut.
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In God We Tru$t

Marty Feldman's second, and last, film as director, also starring Andy Kaufman.
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An Unflinching Eye: The Films of Richard Woolley

An impressive new boxed-set devoted to one of British cinema's unsung filmmakers.
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Jemima Shore Investigates: The Complete Series

Les Anderson reviews the Network release of this 1983 crime-drama series with Patricia Hodge......
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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
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A Swedish Love Story / Songs from the Second Floor

Two very different films from Roy Andersson.
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Doctor Who: Mannequin Mania

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

Second Run again deserves praise for releasing this debut film set against the backdrop of war in the Caucasus region
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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
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Not as a Stranger (MGM LE Collection)

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

The BFI release of Tony Garnett's realistic look at the notorious profession is reviewed by clydefro...
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Doctor Who: Planet of the Spiders

In memory of Elisabeth Sladen (1946-2011).
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Woochi - The Demon Slayer

Demons, wizards and magic flutes in this thoroughly enjoyable Korean blockbuster......
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The Boy Merlin - The Complete Series

This 1979 fantasy-drama series based on Arthurian legends comes to UK DVD courtesy of Network......
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Fallen Hero - The Complete Series

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