Film & DVD Reviews

Eraserhead, The Short Films Of David Lynch

Eraserhead, The Short Films Of David LynchCult classic meticulously remastered – plus six of the director’s surrealist shorts

Gomorrah

GomorrahSee Naples and die - griity, back-to-basics mob movie with a difference

Saxondale - Series 2

Saxondale - Series 2Steve Coogan's exquisite second-helping of self-loathing in Stevenage

Heavy Load

Heavy LoadThe trials of a punk band made up of men with learning disabilities and their care workers

Righteous Kill

Righteous KillRobert De Niro, Al Pacino; together for the first time since Heat

Redbelt

RedbeltTechnical knockout: David Mamet does a fight movie

Heavy Metal In Baghdad

Heavy Metal In BaghdadRocking against all odds - the story of Acrassicauda

Tropic Thunder

Tropic ThunderBen Stiller's hysterical war movie send-up takes aim at Hollywood

RocknRolla

RocknRollaGuy Ritchie returns to form with shaggy-dog caper

Pineapple Express

Pineapple ExpressStoner comedy from Superbad writers - with bloody brawls and shootouts!

Somers Town

Somers TownThis is London: Shane Meadows lightens up and heads down South

The Wackness

The WacknessSir Ben Kingsley adds spice to low-budget comedy mix

The Walter Hill Collection

The Walter Hill CollectionSix masterpieces from the acclaimed director; Uncut's perfect weekend in

The Tomorrow Show

The Tomorrow ShowTom Snyder's guests include John Lennon and Johnny Rotten

Up The Junction

Up The JunctionKen Loach-inspired gritty portrait of unswinging '60s London

Anchorman - Special Edition

Anchorman - Special EditionWill Ferrell's greatest movie, on expanded DVD

Trouble In Mind

Trouble In MindMobster shoot-outs, day-glo suits… and Divine! Alan Rudolph’s wild ’85 fantasy still disturbs

Naked

Mike Leigh’s corrosive ’93 period piece reviewed

Doctor Who: The Brain Of Morbius

Doctor Who: The Brain Of MorbiusTom Baker's second series of the TV sci-fi classic

Man On Wire

Man On WireFine reconstruction of Twin Towers high-wire jape

Newsletter


Editor's Letter

Reviewed: Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion by Robert Gordon


As Robert Gordon reminds us in Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion, his terrific account of the rise and fall of the great Memphis soul imprint, the Stax story is more than a record-label history. “It is an American story,” Gordon writes,”...