The Coens have always been known as left-field filmmakers: and their musical take on Homer's Odyssey continues that rule. Take a look inside for Rik Booth's opinion on the Region 4 release of O Brother, Where Art Thou?.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 2 release of O Brother, Where Art Thou?. An already established classic from the makers of Fargo and The Big Lebowski.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 2 release of O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2-Disc Special Edition). Momentum have rereleased the disc incorporating the missing R1 extras, but is it worth a repurchase?
Someone's got to win in the human race and if it isn't you, then it has to be me...
Daren Bartlett’s documentary feature examines the social and cultural phenomenon of Capoeira, an artform with its roots in the poverty of the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Noel Megahey reviews.
A quirky, low-key Scandinavian comedy from Bent Hamer, director of Kitchen Stories. Noel Megahey reviews the Artificial Eye release.
Noel Megahey has reviewed the Korean Region 3 release of Oasis. Raising uncomfortable questions about our attitudes to the disabled and featuring probably the unlikliest romantic couple ever, the film was the winner of 5 awards at the 2002 Venice Film Festival and is possibly the best film you'll see on DVD this year.
Kev reviews one of the best films of the decade as it finds itself a UK home courtesy of Third Window Films. ...
Umberto Lenzi's hippie thriller gets the Shameless treatment in a rebuilt edition. John kicks its tyres, bounces the suspension and checks the log book...
This could very well be the DVD release of the year, reckons Anthony Nield.
Gary Couzens has reviewed the region 2 release of The Object of Beauty, a minor comedy from 1990 starring John Malkovich and Andie MacDowell, released on a bare-bones disc from MGM.
Mike Sutton has reviewed the Region 1 release of Brian De Palma's Obsession, an entertaining variation on one of Hitchcock's best films. The disc is technically disappointing but contains a good docum...
The giallo genre is alive and well with Occhi di Cristallo, a masterful effort from Eros Puglielli that updates the classic 70s framework for the 21st century. 01 Distribution's R2 Italian DVD gives the film a decent audio-visual presentation but sadly lacks English language options. Review by Michael Mackenzie.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 1 release of Ocean's Eleven (1960). The hip, cool Rat Pack vehicle that spawned a recent remake by Steven Soderbergh. Starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Dais Jr. and a whole host of big names in this casino crime caper romp.
Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 1 release of Ocean's Eleven (2001). The enjoyable Steven Soderbergh remake of the cool Rat Pack flick, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia and a host of star names.
Diamonds aren't forever...
Goerge Clooney finds himself another conspirator in this follow up to the hugely successful Ocean's Eleven, but while it was guaranteed both big box office and big sales on DVD, can the team reunite to guarantee the same quality as the original? Matt Day is dubious...
Bex has taken a look at the recent R1 release of Ocean's Twelve, starring Brad Pitt and George Clooney in the sequel to the remake...
Anthony Nield takes a look at Hong Kong Legends' release of The Odd Couple, a highly amusing 1979 slice of martial arts comedy starring Sammo Hung and Lau Kar-Wing.
It's grumpy (and lonely) middle-aged men as the film that solidified Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau's professional partnership gets a new DVD release. Felix and Oscar never looked better.
"It's a known fact that Lincoln loved mayonnaise!"
Felix and Oscar return for another season of Swiss watch comedy and clydefro once again tells you about it.
This post-noir crime drama, a massive influence on Jean-Pierre Melville, explodes onto DVD in the UK.
Bex takes a look at the welcome R1 release of Odyssey 5, a short-lived scifi programme with a lot of potential.