Film reviews and more

Day: 21 January 2013


DVD Review: ‘The Campaign’

★★☆☆☆ Will Ferrell’s continuing audience draw is bolstered by the presence of portly favourite Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date) in Jay Roach’s timely political comedy, The Campaign (2012). Unfortunately, this pairing isn’t a straightforward recipe for comedic success, with […]


DVD Review: ‘The Possession’

★★★☆☆ There’s much to praise in director Ole Bornedal’s competent, if run-of-the-mill, excursion into child-in-peril territory. Reminiscent of the daddy of all devil films, The Exorcist (1973), and starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick and the outstanding Natasha Calis, The […]