Film & DVD Reviews

The Firm - Special Edition

The Firm - Special EditionFootball frenzied drama starring Gary Oldman

Atonement

AtonementLove, war and betrayal in a McEwan-penned sensation

Two Days In Paris

Two Days In ParisMore romantic culture-clash in France courtesy of Julie Delpy

Hallam Foe

Hallam FoeBilly Elliot grows up to excel in spooky study of obsession

Breach

BreachClassy spy drama of paranoia and deceit

Knocked Up

Knocked UpNew star illuminates rich romcom from The 40 Year Old Virgin team

This Is Shane Meadows

This Is Shane MeadowsFour-film set from the East Midlands Scorsese

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne UltimatumThird part of the Bourne franchise is a superior Bond-action thrill

The Rolling Stones - The Biggest Bang

The Rolling Stones - The Biggest BangThe tour to end them all explodes over four discs

Eagle Vs Shark

Eagle Vs SharkLow-key Kiwi indie-com, with 'cult' splashed all over it

Waitress

WaitressShrewd and uplifting small-town piece from lost talent

Goldfinger

GoldfingerThe Bond movie that set the gold standard

Sherrybaby

SherrybabyStunning central performance lifts 'going straight' fable

Seinfeld Season 8 DVD Box Set

Seinfeld Season 8 DVD Box SetMore outstanding episodes from the peerless US sitcom

If... - Special Edition

If... - Special EditionMalcolm McDowell blows up school in 60's classic

Saturday Night Live: The Complete First Season

Saturday Night Live: The Complete First SeasonThe curious comic apprenticeship of Belushi, Aykroyd… and Chevy Chase

Flags Of Our Fathers And Letters From Iwo Jima

Flags Of Our Fathers And Letters From Iwo JimaOld master Clint delivers career high points

Die Hard 4.0

Die Hard 4.0Bruce Willis is back, blowing up everything in sight, in this old school summer blockbuster

Taxidermia

TaxidermiaScabarous satire from Hungarian auteur

Two-Lane Blacktop

Two-Lane BlacktopCult classic road movie on DVD for the first time

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The Fourth Uncut Playlist Of 2015


This week's big distraction has been what appears to be a crazy number of early Aphex Twin tracks accumulating on Soundcloud (I've added the link below). Among the new stuff, though, please try Bop English; the new solo project of James Petralli from White Denim.

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