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DVD Review: ‘Hatchet II’

★★☆☆☆ Finally seeing the light of day in its full uncut glory – Adam Green’s Hatchet II (2010) is released on DVD two years after the original movie tore up the slasher-horror scene. Set minutes after […]

DVD Review: ‘House of Boys’

★★☆☆☆ Jean-Claude Schlim’s House of Boys (2009) is centred around a gay cabaret club of the same name, home to a colourful array of camp characters who sing for their supper on a nightly basis. Frank […]

DVD Review: ‘Outside the Law’ (‘Hors la loi’)

★★★★☆ Rachid Bouchareb’s Palme d’Or-nominated Outside the Law (Hors la loi, 2010) is much more than a fictionalised and reactionary account of the oppressed and the oppressor; it deals with a subject that is deeply embedded […]