Review Archive: P

P'Tang Yang Kipperbang

Channel 4's early-days treat comes to DVD as part of a best of Film 4 lineup...


When Laura Harrington receives a letter from a young man with the same name as her long-dead college sweetheart, she believes that life has offered her a second chance at happiness...

Pacific Banana

"It wants to go up, up, up, but it goes down, down down..." After Felicity there was Pacific Banana. Review by Gary Couzens.

The Pack

Some impressively stylish horror is diluted by an inconsistent and wavering delivery in Franck Richa...

Le Pacte des Loups (2-Disc Edition)

Alexander Larman has reviewed the Region 2 release of Le Pacte des Loups: version longue. The director's cut of this year's big French success doesn't disappoint, with quite stunning picture and sound quality and some excellent extras, although the absence of English subs is a disappointment

Le Pacte du Silence

Noel Megahey has reviewed the Region 2 release of Le Pacte du Silence, a preposterous French thriller starring Gérard Depardieu as a Jesuit priest investigating the mysterious events behind the illness of a Carmelite nun played by the lovely Élodie Bouchez.


Michael Bond's loveable bear arrives on DVD via Deepest Darkest Peru...

Padre Pio - Miracle Man

Following the recent review of the mini-series devoted to the life of St Francis comes this release from the same day, a two-part series on Padre Pio...

Page & Plant - No Quarter: Unledded

Page. Plant. Together again. This DVD of their '94 concert recorded for the MTV 'Unplugged' format had Zep fans frothing at the mouth. How does it stand up in the light of last year's colossal 2-disk set? Natski says, take my hand, child, come with me...

The Page Turner

Noel Megahey reviews the Artificial Eye release of Denis Dercourt’s cool, calculated revenge thriller served up in classic French style.


Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 0 release of Palindromes, Todd Solondz's typically provocative new film. Tartan's DVD has good picture and sound but is light on extras.

The Palm Beach Story

Anthony Nield reviews the fourth title in Universal's Written and Directed by Preston Sturges collection.

Palms (Ladoni)

With their recent release of the Russian film Palms, Second Run unearthed a motion picture worthy of accolades and attention. It's the rare film that stands out as a truly unique viewing experience.

Pam Ayres: Unsupported

There was a young lady called Ayres And poetry was part of her wares. She's been out of touch And ain't been seen much, Not since we all wore flares!

Pan's Labyrinth

Courtesy of Yes Asia, Mike Sutton takes a look at the R3 Limited Edition of one of the most memorable films of 2007.

Pan's Labyrinth: Platinum Series

Michael Mackenzie has reviewed the R1 Platinum Series edition of Pan's Labyrinth, Guillermo Del Toro's critically acclaimed and award-winning dark fairytale. New Line's 2-disc set, provided courtesy of CD-WOW, features excellent audio and an impressive array of extras.

Panda! Go Panda!

We take a look at Hayao Miyazaki's first major work as a writer, which would go on to influence some...

Panda! Go Panda

Dave Foster has reviewed the Region 1 DVD release of Panda! Go Panda. Finishing my recent set of reviews based around the work of Studio Ghibli this is a decent Region 1 release that will satisfy fans of Hayao Miyazaki, and is also worth checking out if you are a parent as children will love this film.

Pandora's Box

Cinematic icon, Louise Brooks takes to Germany and stars in one of the most defining moments of her career.

Pandora's Box (Criterion Collection)

Kev revisits G.W. Pabst's silent masterpiece starring the one and only Louise Brooks, this time focusing on the newly released, extras-packed Criterion edition.


Christian Alvart follows up his wonderful thriller Antibodies with this sci-fi headscratcher. John W...


Forgotten Brit noir.

The Panic In Needle Park

Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 0 release of The Panic In Needle Park. A compelling early seventies junkie classic featuring a raw performance from Al Pacino and available very cheaply.

The Panic in Needle Park

Al Pacino and Kitty Winn are young, in love and on heroin in New York in this 1971 drama released by Second Sight.

Panic In The Streets

Mike Sutton reviews the R1 release of "Panic In The Streets", a brilliantly effective thriller from the new Fox Noir collection.

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