DVD Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

★★★★☆ Following on from Joe Johnson’s tedious and toothless origin trudge Captain American: The First Avenger (2011), as well as seeing its title character being outclassed, outgunned and overshadowed by Joss Whedon’s Avengers Assemble (2012) ensemble, only a true believer would have held out much hope that Captain America: The Continue Reading


Blu-ray Review: ‘Bound’

★★★★★ A lot has changed since Bound was released in 1996. The Wachowskis went from hotshot upstarts to paradigm-shifting savants with The Matrix (1999), a film that has irrevocably altered the form of the action movie. Its sequels, The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003) were met with Continue Reading