Film reviews and more

Day: 4 April 2011

DVD Releases: ‘Wake Wood’

Wake Wood (2011) is the latest Hammer outing in association with Vertigo Films and with the backing of the Irish Film Council. Does it have the same ingredients, resonance and capacity to stand the test of […]

DVD Releases: ‘In the Land of the Free’

In the Land of the Free (2010) documents the experiences of Robert King, Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace, who were imprisoned in the 1970s for petty offences that they may not have comitted. Following their incarceration. each […]

DVD Review: ‘Caged’

★★☆☆☆ From the disturbing nuances of Michael Haneke’s Time of the Wolf (2003), through the convulsive violence of Gaspar Noé and Bruno Dumont to the hypnotic lunacy of Vincent Gallo succumbing to an unexplained bloodlust in Clair […]

Special Feature: ‘Scarface’ Coming to Blu-ray

Say hello to our little friend! Yes, ladies and gentleman, CineVue is excited to reveal that Brian De Palma’s critically acclaimed underworld classic Scarface (1983) will soon be available to own on Blu-ray. Get ready to […]

Film Review: ‘Source Code’

★★★★☆ Having knocked the sci-fi world for six with his critically-lauded debut, Moon, back in 2009, anticipation and speculation has continued to build around whether or not Duncan Jones is merely a one-trick pony or this […]

DVD Review: ‘Edge of the Empire’

★★☆☆☆ Some may argue that without a cultured knowledge of Thai cinema it would be unfair to judge a film like Edge of the Empire (2010) alongside similar westernised productions, as we may not understand its […]