Film reviews and more

Day: 6 February 2012

DVD Review: ‘Friends with Benefits’

★★☆☆☆ Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake star in Friends with Benefits (2011), Will Gluck’s romantic comedy which explores whether ‘no strings attached’ sex is possible between friends. Aspiring to be a rom-com with a difference, Easy A (2010) director Gluck […]

DVD Review: ‘Midnight in Paris’

★★★☆☆ Regarded as a partial return to form for its legendary director Woody Allen upon its cinematic release last year, Midnight in Paris (2011) also stands as his most successful work to date at the box office. Starring Owen Wilson […]

DVD Review: ‘One Day’

★★★☆☆ Based on the hugely successful novel of the same, the theatrical release of Lone Scherfig’s One Day (2011) carried with it the unusually high expectations of those already devoted to its source material. Adapted for the screen by original […]

DVD Review: ‘Tyrannosaur’

★★★★☆ In 2007, actor Paddy Considine made his directorial debut with short film Dog Altogether, garnering numerous awards including Best Short Film at the Baftas Starring Peter Mullan and Olivia Colman, Dog Altogether told the story of a man consumed […]