Film reviews and more

Day: 18 March 2013


DVD Review: ‘The Tall Man’

★★☆☆☆ Canadian/French mystery-thriller The Tall Man (2012), courtesy of Martyrs (2008) director Pascal Laugier, is set in a poverty-stricken former mining town where the disappearance of children is a regular occurrence – the titular ‘Tall Man’ seemingly accountable for many […]


DVD Review: ‘The Bay’

★★★☆☆ The found footage format has proved a success within the horror genre, resulting in the box office success of films such as The Blair Witch Project (1999) and the Paranormal Activity cycle. Capitalising on productive associations with the latter […]


DVD Review: ‘End of Watch’

★★★☆☆ A cursory glance at David Ayer’s filmography will reveal his propensity for cop dramas, with previous work including such titles as 2001’s Training Day (for which he wrote the screenplay) and 2008’s Street Kings. The American director was back […]