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 dissects romantic clichés and attempts to construct a film where Continue Reading

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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 author David Nicholls and directed by Scherfig, best known for Continue Reading

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 by aggression who searches for redemption. Four years later, Considine Continue Reading