DVD Review: ‘XXY’

★★★★☆ Rereleased after becoming out of print due to the devastating fire that destroyed the Sony Warehouse during the London riots, Lucía Puenzo’s XXY (2007) is once again available in the UK. Starring Ricardo Darín, Ines Efron and Martin Piroyansky, Puenzo’s unabashed tale of sexual ambiguity and gender confusion is Continue Reading


DVD Review: ‘A Dangerous Method’

★★★☆☆ With a reputation as one of cinema’s pioneering figures in the art of psychological thrillers, David Cronenberg’s latest offering A Dangerous Method (2011), starring Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley, represents something of a radical departure from the ‘body horror’ movies with which he is most closely associated.Taking Continue Reading