Review Archive: Q

Q The Winged Serpent

Anthony Nield has reviewed the Region 2 release of Q The Winged Serpent, perhaps Larry Cohen's finest cinematic effort, sadly let down by a poor presentation.

Quadrophenia

Mike Sutton has reviewed the Region 2 DVD release of Quadrophenia.

Quadrophenia

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Quartet

Noel Megahey has reviewed the Region 0 release of Quartet, a Merchant-Ivory production from 1981. Isabelle Adjani, Anthony Higgins, Alan Bates and Maggie Smith form an unusual set of lovers amid the bohemian artists and writers community of 1920's Paris.

Quatermass

Mark Campbell has reviewed the Region 2 release of Quatermass.

Quatermass and the Pit

Mike Sutton has reviewed the first disc of Warner's six disc Hammer Horror Resurrected boxset. Quatermass And The Pit is one of the best Hammer films but Warners haven't done anything very exciting with it. An average transfer and no extras is the best we get.

Quatermass And The Pit

One of the smartest and most stylish horrors from the late Nigel Kneale, this re-release of Quatermass And The Pit doesn't serve to honour the writer but is a timely reminder of his talent...

The Quatermass Collection

In the 1950s, the three Quatermass serials kept a British TV audience gripped and are now released on an exemplary three-disc Region 2 DVD set from the BBC. Review by Gary Couzens.

Le 4čme morceau de la femme coupée en trois

In her debut feature, actress/director Laure Marsac grasps for an elusive missing piece in her life by taking driving lessons and finds it unexpectedly in the most commonplace of situations. Noel Megahey reviews the French Region 2 DVD.

The Quay Brothers: The Short Films 1979-2003

The bizarre dark fairytales and nightmare worlds of the Quay Brothers stop motion animation short films are presented in lavish 2-disc set by the BFI. Noel Megahey reviews the Region 2 DVD, released in the UK today.

Que La Bete Meure

Mike Sutton reviews the first title in Arrow's recent additions to their Claude Chabrol collection, a nasty little treat called "Que La Bete Muere".

Queen Emeraldas

Noel Megahey reviews the mini 2-episode OVA spin-off from the creator of Galaxy Express 999 and Interstella 5555, Leiji Matsumoto, focussing on one of the most enigmatic and compelling characters in the Captain Harlock universe.

Queen: Greatest Video Hits Volume 1

Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the Region 2 release of Queen: Greatest Video Hits Volume 1. The DVD release of the music videos of the first half of the band's portfolio is given superb sound treatment with a few decent extras. Certainly worth a look for fans.

Queenie's Castle: The Complete Series

Les takes a look at this 1970s comedy series starring Diana Dors which is now available as a 'Complete Series' set from Network...

Queer as Folk

Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 2 release of Queer as Folk.

Queer as Folk 2

Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 2 DVD release of Queer as Folk 2

Queer as Folk: Definitive Collector's Edition

As the new series of Doctor Who is broadcast, Gary Couzens begins a look back at the career of head writer Russell T. Davies with a review of the Region 2 four-disc Definitive Collector's Edition of his breakthrough 1999 serial Queer as Folk and its 2000 serial.

The Quest

Anthony Nield has reviewed the Region 2 release of The Quest, a kind of Club Reps-style documentary aimed squarely at the Jackass/Backyard Wrestling market.

Quick-Draw Okatsu

Continuing today's coverage of Synapse's Poisonous Seductress series, Kev reviews the second installment; one which would sadly see Yoshihiro Ishikawa out and the revered Nobuo Nakagawa welcomed in. A decision that doesn’t quite pan out as well as expected.

Quicksand

If you're dying to see what a darkish film with Mickey Rooney, James Cagney's sister and Peter Lorre might be like, here's a watchable effort from Glass Key.

The Quiet American

Michael Caine and Brendan Fraser find themselves in a love triangle in 1950s Vietnam. Phillip Noyce proves that he's not as bad a director as some of his work has implied. A compelling film and some good extras on the DVD.

Quiet Chaos

Nanni Moretti stars in Antonello Grimaldi's film, as a man trying to cope with the death of his wife by taking up residence outside his daughter's school. Noel reviews New Wave Films UK DVD release.

Quiet City & Dance Party, USA

Benten Films present two films by Aaron Katz, one of America's leading young filmmakers. Indie, slacker, mumblecore - whatever you want to call it - just two simple, beautiful movies about youth and growing up. Noel Megahey reviews.

Quiet Days in Clichy

Gary Couzens has reviewed the UK Region 0 release of Quiet Days in Clichy, a 1970 adaptation of Henry Miller's novel that was a landmark in cinematic permissiveness (and banned by the BBFC) in its time. Arrow's DVD has as good a picture and soundtrack as you're likely to get, with some well-chosen extras.

The Quiet Earth

Gary Couzens has reviewed the UK Region 0 release of The Quiet Earth, a striking SF film made in New Zealand in 1985, released on a bare-bones budget disc.

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