DVD Review: ‘Spring Breakers’

★★★★☆ After co-writing Larry Clarke’s Palme d’Or-nominated cult smash Kids (1995), then directing Gummo two years later, director Harmony Korine has spent the majority of his time of late making short films. However, 2013 saw Korine breeze back into UK cinemas with Spring Breakers (2012); an explosive tale of sun, Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Evil Dead’

★★★☆☆ A reboot/rehash/reimagining of Sam Raimi’s 1981 cult horror hit The Evil Dead (so successful at the time as to spawn two manic sequels, both starring the inimitable Bruce Campbell), debut director Fede Alvarez’s Evil Dead (2013) proves to be a surprisingly reverent, if generically constrained, teen splatterfest. Hoping to Continue Reading