DVD & Blu-Ray Reviews

Journey to the Shore

Journey to the Shore

What this sedate, dramatic ghost story lacks in scares, it makes up for genuine emotion, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Journey to the Shore comes well recommended.
Spotlight

Spotlight

A perfect movie and deserved Best Picture Oscar winner, Spotlight is thoughtful, well crafted, important and resonant.
In A Lonely Place

In A Lonely Place

Crime film icon Humphrey Bogart teams with Rebel Without a Cause director Nicholas Ray for a moody noir with delicious characters.
Creed

Creed

The best acting Sylvester Stallone has ever done. This is a Rocky for the ages.
Room

Room

A deserved Oscar winner, Room is a quietly devastating look into the human condition and how, one way or another, we are all captives among our own lives.
Three Days in Auschwitz

Three Days in Auschwitz

A dark subject of the Holocaust is elevated to emotional heights by Eric Clapton's sublime score for Philippe Mora's powerful new documentary.
Easy Rider

Easy Rider

As the flower power generation wilted, gritty counterculture independent filmmaking blossomed with Easy Rider as the trailblazer to beat. A masterpiece and a milestone to boot.
Ran

Ran

Akira Kurosawa's final masterpiece is an absolute must see and essential purchase on StudioCanal's gorgeous new Blu-ray.
Creed: The Rocky legacy by the numbers

Creed: The Rocky legacy by the numbers

As the Oscar nominated Rocky sequel Creed steps out of the ring and to Blu-ray everywhere, let's take a look at the modern classic's stats by the numbers...
Pink String and Sealing Wax

Pink String and Sealing Wax

Well ahead of its time, Pink String and Sealing Wax boasts a killer femme fatale wrapped up tight in an engrossing stranglehold of a plot.
Symptoms

Symptoms

A lost classic rediscovered - José Ramón Larraz's atmospheric chiller Symptoms is a must for classic horror lovers.
The Ninth Configuration

The Ninth Configuration

Catch 22 meets Shutter Island, William Peter Blatty's The Ninth Configuration is as deranged and as brilliant as that mash-up promises.
The Tragedy of MacBeth

The Tragedy of MacBeth

One of the most distinguished adaptations of one of Shakespeare's most distinguished plays, Polanski's take on MacBeth remains incredibly powerful 45 years later.
Speedy

Speedy

A technical marvel and a charming picture to boot, classic Harold Lloyd caper Speedy is a must for silent comedy film fans especially on this UK Criterion Blu-ray.
Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens

A fascinating insight into the chic side of social and physical delay, the Maysles brothers' seminal documentary Grey Gardens is a diamond in the rough.
Tootsie

Tootsie

Hilarious and heartwarming, Tootsie is much more than just Dustin Hoffman in drag - it's an enduring American comedy classic.
Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings

With jitterbug pace and comedic stars juxtaposed against grim thrills and human drama, Howard Hawks' Only Angels Have Wings gives Cary Grant real chance to soar into uncharted territory.
The Night Manager

The Night Manager

Yes, Tom Hiddleston could be the next 007 but after watching The Night Manager you'd wish that John Le Carre would be the next James Bond screenwriter.
Man With A Movie Camera  (Chelovek s kinoapparatom)

Man With A Movie Camera (Chelovek s kinoapparatom)

The Masters of Cinema has gifted us the definitive treatment of Dziga Vertov's groundbreaking, form-shaking, nation-waking masterpiece Man With A Movie Camera.
1900 (Novecento)

1900 (Novecento)

Bertolucci's five-hour epic Italian class struggle drama is sumptuous, rewarding and beguiling cinema.

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