Film reviews and more

Day: 18 August 2014

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, […]

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. […]

DVD Review: ‘Boardwalk Empire: Season 4’

★★★☆☆ All good things must come to an end, and time certainly appears to be up for Terence Winter’s rightly celebrated Prohibition-era crime series Boardwalk Empire. With three superb seasons already under its belt, there was […]

Interview: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ cast

Directed by filmmaking brothers Anthony and Joe Russo and newly released on DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D here in the UK, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) is the latest Phase Two instalment in Marvel’s ever-expanding […]