Film reviews and more

Month: January 2013

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DVD Review: ‘Looper’

★★★☆☆ Rian Johnson’s Looper (2012) is a high concept adventure that imbues classic sci-fi elements with an understanding of smart storytelling. However, despite his ambitious and stylish amalgamation of themes, Johnson’s third film is as occasionally impressive as it is […]

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DVD Review: ‘The Helpers’

★★☆☆☆ Like many a low-budget American indie horror, director Chris Stokes’ The Helpers (2012) has followed a fairly conventional distribution trajectory. It managed a limited release in its home market of the US, gained a coveted spot at Film4’s FrightFest […]

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DVD Review: ‘Dance Hall’

★★★☆☆ Following recent retrospective Ealing: Light and Dark, which reintroduced cinemagoers to the lesser known body of work of the distinctly British studio, StudioCanal continue the task of dusting off and digitally remastering said underlings, giving them their first lease […]