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Day: 10 March 2014


DVD Review: ‘In Fear’

★★★★☆ Over the years, four-wheeled vehicles have proved themselves as worthy settings for tense thrillers, Spielberg’s Duel (1971) and Tarantino’s Death Proof (2007) being two of the most successful examples. With In Fear (2013), Sherlock scribe Jeremy Lovering takes on the premise of a home […]


DVD Review: ‘Ender’s Game’

★★★☆☆ Orson Scott Card’s revered sci-fi novel Ender’s Game spent years in development limbo, directors and stars coming and going before South African writer and director Gavin Hood got behind the reins to bring it to the big screen. Hugo lead Asa Butterfield stars […]

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DVD Review: ‘Age of Uprising’

★★☆☆☆ Following the runaway success of Danish director Nikolaj Arcel’s A Royal Affair (2012) a couple of years back, another period European drama of revolt and revenge starring the magnetic Mads Mikkelsen would undoubtedly have seemed like an excellent idea. Somewhat regrettably, Arnaud des Pallières’ Age of […]