Blu-ray Review: ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’

★★★★★ The first three action-packed escapades of everyone’s favourite teacher turned archaeologist are now available as separate entities on Blu-ray (mercifully, the fourth instalment is absent). Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), the first in the series from Hollywood’s own golden idols George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, is still the Continue Reading


DVD Review: ‘Looking for Hortense’

★☆☆☆☆ Kristin Scott Thomas stars alongside Jean-Pierre Bacri in director Pascal Bonitzer’s Looking for Hortense (2012), a diminutive and largely atonal French comedy of manners that sets about weaving issues of immigration and nationality into its story of a beleaguered family, only to find itself entirely wanting in the narrative Continue Reading