Film reviews and more

Day: 1 July 2014

DVD Review: ‘The Rocket’

★★★☆☆ During the making of his 2007 film, Bomb Harvest, director Kim Mordaunt was inspired by the experience of young people in Laos who make their living extracting for sale, the metal and explosives from bombs […]

DVD Review: ‘Ride Along’

★★☆☆☆ It’s hard not to think of those classic Eddie Murphy cop films of the eighties and nineties when sitting through Ride Along (2014), the latest film to see Kevin Hart flex his comedic, box office-baiting, […]

DVD Review: ‘Non-Stop’

★★☆☆☆ Competing for the record number of red herrings in a single motion picture, Non-Stop (2013) initially teases ninety minutes of high-concept fun, but quickly gets bogged down in a mire of tired clichés, laboured characters […]

DVD Review: I Declare War

★★☆☆☆ The premise of Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson’s I Declare War (2012) is great: it’s a children’s game of capture the flag, but played out with real weapons. There will, presumably, be a lot of […]