Film reviews and more

Day: 5 March 2012

Blu-ray Review: ‘Dracula: Prince of Darkness’

★★★★★ Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), the first Hammer classic to be rereleased by StudioCanal in its restored and remastered Blu-ray collection, is quite simply one of the finest examples of horror cinema ever made. Even the most cynical viewer […]

DVD Review: ‘Anonymous’

★★☆☆☆ The idea that the works attributed to William Shakespeare were written by somebody else is an interesting historical conspiracy. The likes of Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon have all been suggested by various scholars and crackpots as being […]

DVD Review: ‘Game of Thrones: Season 1’

★★★☆☆ Following in the footsteps of The Sopranos, The Wire and most recently Boardwalk Empire, HBO’s latest hit series is another sprawling epic featuring an enormous cast of diverse characters. However, rather than the drug-ravaged streets of Boston or booze-drenched […]