Film reviews and more

Day: 7 October 2013

DVD Review: ‘Come as You Are’

★★★★☆ Loosely based upon the real-life exploits of a physically-impaired Brit searching for intimacy, Come as You Are (2011) is a heartfelt comedy about disability and sexuality, topics sensitively-handled without tiptoeing around the more thought-provoking issues they inspire. Three twentysomething […]

DVD Review: ‘Breathe In’

★★★☆☆ Writer and director Drake Doremus’ excellent Like Crazy (2011) hinted at fresh and sincere filmmaking style, seeking to explore the intricacies of young love by conveying feelings of longing, heartache and isolation in a natural yet sophisticated manner. In […]

DVD Review: ‘Bachelorette’

★★★★☆ Having followed in the pioneering wake of Ben Wheatley’s A Field in England with a day and date cross-platform theatrical/digital-only UK release, Leslye Headland’s gloriously catty Bachelorette (2012) was predictably marketed as a Bridesmaids-style, female-centric comedy. However, whilst the […]