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DVD Review: ‘Iron Lord’

★★☆☆☆ Dmitri Korobkin’s Iron Lord (2010) – or Yaroslav. Tysyachu let nazad in its native Russian – is just one of many recent historical epics to have been released into an extremely saturated, straight-to-DVD market this year, and aside from […]

DVD Review: ‘The Duel’

★★★☆☆ At first glance, Diego Hallivis’ The Duel (2011) appears to be just another run of the mill, wrong side of the tracks, teen-movie; not-so-bad bad-boy moves to new school, gets involved in a sporting contest with dangerous consequences and […]

DVD Review: ‘Camelot’

★★☆☆☆ Recently broadcast on Channel 4, Camelot (2011) is the latest take on the timeless legend of King Arthur, and joins series like Merlin and The Tudors in the collection of must-see viewing for fans of medieval and period dramas.Indeed, […]

DVD Review: ‘Limitless’

★★★☆☆ Based on Alan Glynn’s techno-thriller novel The Dark Fields, Limitless (2011) offers up an exciting and intriguing concept, but not one that is wholly original and without blemish. Whilst the film begins with all of the right intentions and […]

DVD Review: ‘Super’

★★★★☆ Had James Gunn’s Super (2010) been released months ago and without the added pressure from the Harry Potter and Transformers series’ it may have had some theatrical success, or at least a longer spell in cinemas. Instead, Super comes […]