DVD Review: ‘Fire in the Night’

★★★★☆ Each year, the discourse on global oil production intensifies; critics have been vocal about its dirty, finite and dangerous properties, or its place in a capitalist society which is reliant on unremitting assembly. It would therefore be straightforward to apply these arguments to Anthony Wonke’s documentary Fire in the Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Arbitrage’

★★★☆☆ Since the fall of Lehman Brothers back in 2008, the financial services industry has not fared well. Recognising the absence of dramatic dividends to be found in number crunching, Hollywood has tended to artificially ascribe exaggerated narratives of heroism and villainy to the depictions, resulting in pantomime characters too Continue Reading

DVD Review: ‘Robot & Frank’

★★★★☆ There’s something rather appealing about a feature centred around the friendship between an elderly man and his robot, and any enthusiastic expectations placed upon such a film are soon justified. Robot & Frank (2012) is a beautifully arranged debut production from Jake Schreier, as we follow the relationship between Continue Reading