DVD Review: ‘Bombay Beach’

★★★★★ The most original documentary of 2011 comes to DVD replete with a selection of teasingly short but hugely moving extra features that extend the whole experience a few welcome minutes further. Music video director and photographer Alma Ha’rel ensures that Bombay Beach (2011) is almost unclassifiable, melding observational documentation, Continue Reading

DVD Review: ’50/50′

★★★☆☆ Loosely based on the story of Will Reiser (friend of producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg), Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in Jonathon Levine’s 50/50 (2011), a tentatively-labelled comedy about cancer. At just 27, Adam (Gordon-Levitt) is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer and is subsequently forced to reassess Continue Reading