Film reviews and more

Day: 6 May 2014

DVD Review: ‘Like Father, Like Son’

★★★★☆ Continuing his highly praised and numerously explored focus on the intrinsic role and challenges of family life in contemporary Japanese society, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Like Father, Like Son (2013) is another tenderly observed and emotionally fraught depiction of an all […]

DVD Review: ‘Klondike’

★★★★☆ The Discovery Channel have staked their claim in the world of big budget television with the handsome and well-acted historical adventure Klondike (2014) – the channel’s first scripted production. Under the welcome supervision of executive producer Ridley Scott and […]

Blu-ray Review: ‘Boomerang!’

★★★★☆ Elia Kazan knew that he’d made a dud with the underwhelming Hepburn/Tracy vehicle The Sea of Grass (1947), even going as far as to discouraging audiences from seeing it. But that crushing disappointment evidently resulted in a new sense […]

DVD Review: ‘CFF: Runaways’

★★★☆☆ The latest collection from the British Film Institute maintains their ongoing commitment to preserve Britain’s film heritage for generations to come. Accompanied by a fascinating and detailed collector’s booklet, Runaways includes three films from the Children’s Film Foundation featuring […]