Film & DVD Reviews

Catch Me If You Can

Frothy Spielberg caper wastes classy cast

Street Fighting Men

Scorsese's much-anticipated, brutal epic blazes beautifully across the screen

Some Kind Of Wonderful

Poor boy chases rich girl in John Hughes' 1987 teen romance. Essentially, the story's gender roles...

About A Boy

The Weitz brother's adaptation of Nick Hornby's bestseller can't help falling into the sugary-sweet...

Vampires—Los Muertos

John Carpenter's 1998 Vampires was a triumph of gonzo monster-mashing with James Woods in full kick...

The Little Shop Of Horrors

The celebrated 1960 black comedy/horror that inspired the hit Broadway musical. Dim-witted flower...

The Shipping News

Not as bad as they said, until you hit the magic realism. Lasse Hallström is safer on the...

Cheech & Chong—Get Out Of My Room

Influenced by Spinal Tap as much as it is by cannabis, this 1985 mockumentary was the last thing...

Battle Royale—Special Edition

Troublesome teens? Round them up at random, dump them on a deserted island, armed to the teeth, and...

Blade II

Wesley Snipes returns as Blade the Daywalker, scourge of vampires despite being half-vampire...

This Unhappy Brood

Brilliant comic pastiche which has been crowned Uncut's film of 2002

Still Crazy

Nicholson brings havoc to a mental institution back in 1975. Five Oscars follow...

Pavement—Slow Century

The quintessential '90s indie band take a creditable tilt at posterity on this two-disc set....

American Roots Music

Four magnificent hours of documentary narrated by Kris Kristofferson which trace the history of...

Gorillaz Phase One—Celebrity Take Down

Forget CDs, this is how Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's bloodless multimedia project was always...

Madness—Divine Madness

"Don't watch that—watch THIS!". The Nutty Boys' promos were always integral to their...

U2—The Best Of 1990-2000

Playing while standing on a runway with planes roaring overhead in "Beautiful Day", introducing the...

Billy Bragg And Wilco—Man In The Sand

The two albums of Woody Guthrie songs recorded by Billy Bragg and Wilco and released as Mermaid...

Twin Peaks—Season One Box Set

David Lynch's TV series, which first aired in the UK in the early '90s, broke the mould on so many...

Hardball

Keanu Reeves stars in this dismally formulaic affair as an inveterate gambler given one last shot...

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For many of us who came of age in the mid '80s, The Smiths probably provided the soundtrack to a political maturing as much as an emotional one. My epochal moment of teenage rebellion came on July 23, 1986, a day I had strategically reserved for the purchase of The Queen Is Dead, so as to...