Film reviews and more

Day: 6 October 2014

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DVD Review: ‘Joe’

★★★★☆ It’s always heartening to witness a triumphant return to filmmaking form, and David Gordon Green’s Joe (2013) represents something of a double whammy. The American director’s strong grasp of character and setting was evident in his other feature from last year, Prince Avalanche (2013), but Joe sees […]


DVD Review: ‘Jimmy’s Hall’

★★★☆☆ Nuance might be a feature of Ken Loach’s work that has long since left the building, but that’s not to say his latest work doesn’t fail to charm. The story of James “Jimmy” Gralton, the only Irishman to be deported from his own country, has Loach on […]


DVD Review: ’24: Live Another Day’

★★☆☆☆ After numerous attempts at translating its time-sensitive story from the small screen to the multiplex fell through, Kiefer Sutherland’s battle-hardened Jack Bauer makes his long-awaited return in the poorly titled 24: Live Another Day, a miniseries that acts as both a standalone outing and a continuation of […]