DVD & Blu-Ray Reviews

The Touch

The Touch

A curious, rare diversion out of his Nordic comfort zone, Ingmar Bergman’s The Touch is a must-watch for the Persona auteur’s fans.
The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth

Vintage, fast-talking laughs abound in this delightful Cary Grant and Irene Dunne relationship caper now on Criterion Blu-ray.
La Cage Aux Folles (The Birdcage)

La Cage Aux Folles (The Birdcage)

Four decades later, La Cage Aux Folles remains vibrant, snappily paced and downright hilarious.
Quantum Leap: The Complete Collection

Quantum Leap: The Complete Collection

Absolutely brilliant television, the breezy sci-fi adventure series Quantum Leap has brushed up wonderfully for this Blu-ray collection.
Wonder

Wonder

Charming, heartfelt and bittersweet, Wonder captures the spirit of Stand By Me to weave a tearjerking coming-of-age tale for a new generation.
An Actor’s Revenge

An Actor’s Revenge

A tour-de-force in terms of direction, storytelling, cinematography, score and mis-en-scene, An Actor’s Revenge is a must-have entry in Japan’s rich filmic history.
Sacha Guitry: Four Films 1936-1938

Sacha Guitry: Four Films 1936-1938

Expect beautiful films, handsomely packaged in Arrow’s new box set of the French storyteller’s buoyant early works.
Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Steve Carell and Emma Stone are perfectly matched in this beautifully shot and thoughtfully plotted real-life tennis picture.
Northern Exposure: The Complete Series

Northern Exposure: The Complete Series

At once hilarious and heartfelt, fish out of water sitcom Northern Exposure is well worth a revisit via this amazing Blu-ray box set.
The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

One of Martin Scorsese’s most mature, engrossing and beautifully constructed films, The Age of Innocence is timeless.
Legend of the Mountain

Legend of the Mountain

A lavishly shot, eerily told Taiwanese fantasy epic, Legend of the Mountain has indeed become the stuff of epic legends.
Images

Images

A fantastic independent psychological thriller, this early Robert Altman flick is an absolute must.
Paddington 2

Paddington 2

Marmalade sandwiches under hat, Paddington returns with overflowing charm and invention.
Only the Brave

Only the Brave

With less focus on the fire and more on the men, Only The Brave is the cinematic exploration of firemen that we’ve been burning for. Exhilarating entertainment.
The Handmaid’s Tale (TV series)

The Handmaid’s Tale (TV series)

Dystopia is rarely this dynamic and mesmerising - The Handmaid’s Tale is a saga worth repeating.
The Barefoot Contessa

The Barefoot Contessa

Joseph L. Mankiewicz guides Bogart and Gardner to glory in a surprisingly mysterious behind-the-scenes drama
Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

An incendiary coming of age in sun-drenched Italy - few films are as ravishing and passionate as Call Me By Your Name.
Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

A stellar cast climb aboard Kenneth Branagh’s glossy and well-paced whodunit Murder on the Orient Express. Does it matter if the thrills have gone off the rails?
Le Corbeau

Le Corbeau

Prepare to be provoked. Le Corbeau is Henri-Georges Clouzot at his most bracingly confrontational. Riveting cinema and a must on Blu-ray.
Quai Des Orfevres

Quai Des Orfevres

In a career littered with inventive crime classics, Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Quai Des Orfevres is among his very best. 

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