Film reviews and more

Day: 2 April 2012


DVD Review: ‘The Adopted’

★★★☆☆ The directorial debut of Mélanie Laurent, star of Beginners (2010) and Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 Nazi romp Inglourious Basterds, The Adopted (Les Adoptés, 2011) sees the alluring French actress adapt her own screenplay for the big screen. Whilst displaying a keen eye for character-based […]


DVD Review: ‘Hugo’

★★★☆☆ Martin Scorsese’s 3D debut Hugo (2011) arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray this week after a hugely successful awards season, picking up five Oscars at the Academy Awards along with numerous other nominations. Despite accusations to the contrary, the film is undeniably Scorsese’s, as […]