Category: DVDs

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DVD: 12 Strong

Lets just be honest, the trailer made this film look like a shit-show of epic proportions. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11 an small squad of elite Special Forces is sent on essentially a...

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DVD: Pacific Rim Uprising

So lets face some honest facts. 2013’s Pacific Ring was an ok action film based on two solid points, it was directed (and written) by Guillermo del Toro, and it wasn’t owned by Hasbro....

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DVD: Darkest Hour

In the early scenes of Darkest Hour all I could think of was how much more Brian Cox looked like Churchill than Gary Oldman does, in their respective turns at impersonating the man. Cox...

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DVD: American Pastoral

American Pastoral is a story about a man who had the world at his feet but decided to do nothing but exist. I may be oversimplifying (or totally missing) the theme of Philip Roth’s...

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DVD: Ready Player One

Some years ago, I was recommended an unknown (at least to me) book by a good mate, Drew. That book was Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One. It became pretty much one of my favourite...

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DVD: Den Of Thieves

It’s a risky proposition when you choose a Gerard Butler film these days, I mean the guy is normally more cheese than is required, so why then did I choose to review Den Of...

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Tomb Raider

On the surface, Tomb Raider is just another video game movie adaptation, in a long line of such films. But dig a little deeper and you’ll soon discover that this is more of an...

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DVD Review: A Quiet Place

After a couple of middling dramedies, The American Office’s John Krasinski subverts expectations with his third directorial effort, turning out a tight, tense, and downright enjoyable sci-fi, horror-thriller. A Quiet Place is an efficient...

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Black Panther

Black Panther is an origin story, which is always a good start for a Marvel film, and follows the fate of T’Challa aka the Black Panther. We go back in time to set the...

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DVD Review: The Shape Of Water

del Toro’s The Shape Of Water is on one hand a re-imaging of Beauty and the Beast and on the other hand a love letter to the old Hollywood monster films. It’s also a...