Film reviews and more

Day: 8 October 2013

DVD Review: ‘Epic’

★★★☆☆ Featuring diminutive heroes wrapped up in a big adventure, Chris Wedge’s Epic (2013) offers old-fashioned, if baggy, family fun. Based on the children’s novel by William Joyce, Wedge blends elements of Bill Kroyer’s eco-adventure Fern Gully (1992) with that of […]

DVD Review: ‘Deadfall’

★★★☆☆ Having picked up the 2008 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar with The Counterfeiters, Austrian filmmaker Stefan Ruzowitzky now makes his English-language debut with Deadfall (2012). Penned by screenwriter Zach Dean, this neo-noir thriller heads onto DVD and Blu-ray under […]