Film reviews and more

Day: 4 June 2012

DVD Review: ‘Red Dog’

★★★☆☆ Kriv Stenders’ big screen adaptation of Louis De Bernieres’ Red Dog (2011) tells the heart-warming story of how a small rough-and-ready mining town in the outback of western Australia was won-over and brought together by a wandering red dog. […]

DVD Review: ‘Hollywoo’

★★☆☆☆ Staying true to the fish-out-of-water formula favoured in such French films as The Visitors (1993) and My Uncle (1958), Hollywoo (2011) marries modern day Hollywood setting in all it’s pearly white glamour with a neurotic and feisty French actress. […]

DVD Review: ‘Coriolanus’

★★☆☆☆ Adapted from one of William Shakespeare’s most complex, ambiguous plays, directed by British acting heavyweight Ralph Fiennes and with an ensemble cast that includes Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Cox, Jessica Chastain and Gerard Butler, Coriolanus (2011) certainly isn’t lacking in […]