Film reviews and more

Day: 13 May 2014

DVD Review: ‘Veronica Mars’

★★★☆☆ “A teenage private eye. Trust me, I know how dumb that sounds.” Thus begins Veronica Mars (2014), showcasing the sharp combination of silliness and self-awareness that made the original TV series such a winning proposition. […]

DVD Review: ‘The Trip to Italy’

★★★★☆ Reputedly responsible for a sudden spike in sales of irony misconstruing singer-songwriter Alanis Morrisette’s 1995 breakup LP Jagged Little Pill, Michael Winterbottom’s The Trip to Italy (2014) sees Alan Partridge alter-ego Steve Coogan and Neath […]