Film & DVD Reviews

Phone Booth

Ingenious, high-concept thriller sees Joel Schumacher back on top of his game

Intacto

DIRECTED BY Juan Carlos Fresnadillo STARRING Max Von Sydow, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eusebio Poncela...

Trapped

OPENS APRIL 25, CERT 15, 106 MINS Everything about this slice of uber-trash is insane. Remember...

Brooklyn Heights

Lee's lofty adaptation of gritty 24-hour crime novel takes on the shadows of 9/11

Roadkill

Since The Last Seduction, John Dahl hasn't quite delivered the skilful thrills we hoped for. This...

A Star Is Born—Special Edition

It's not hard to see why the second version of Hollywood's infamous morality tale of the tortured...

Bunny Business

Disturbingly funny debut tackles life and death with the help of a giant rabbit

XXx

Boisterous action ensues when colourfully tattooed extreme sports fanatic Xander Cage is press-...

The spaghetti western was flagging by 1970 when Enzo Barboni gave it a spoof shot in the arm with...

Van Wilder—Party Liaison

One of the last spasms from the gross-out "wave", this National Lampoon effort has—among the...

Path To War

Made for HBO, John Frankenheimer's final film shows how the US stumbled into the Vietnam war....

High Crimes

Someone seems to have decided that Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman are a marketable team, and their...

No Man's Land

A Bosnian and a Serb share a trench in this Oscar-winning anti-war film which uses farce and satire...

Dark Side Of The Loons

Glam's loveable Black Country bovver boyz expose the grim realities of the rock'n'roll lifestyle

Jacob's Ladder

Tim Robbins is Jacob, a Vietnam Vet trying to adjust to civilian life in New York but suffering...

Sci-Fi - Fantasy Roundup

Psychiatric patient Prot (Kevin Spacey) seems remarkably sane, except for his assertion that he's...

Deep Purple—Heavy Metal Pioneers

Heavy metal pioneers certainly, but as this appealing history shows, Deep Purple also had the knack...

Yes—Yes Years

Yes Years chronicles the band's career from the late '60s through to their '90s reunion via two...

Cream—Strange Brew

This includes much of the surviving live footage of Clapton, Bruce and Baker, including extracts...

Welcome To Tha House—The Doggumentary

An opening tour of the interior of Snoop Doggy Dogg's mink-lined Cadillac gives an indication of...

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Editor's Letter

The 3rd Uncut Playlist Of 2015


Still at that stage of the year where I nearly type 2014 every time instead of 2015, but time moves on - swifter, perhaps, than Bjork for one would've liked this week, given how an unauthorised leak forced the release of "Vulnicura" a couple of months ahead of schedule.

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