DVD Review: ‘Vengeance Road’

★☆☆☆☆ Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriquez have a lot to answer for. Seven years after failing to replicate the sleazy low-budget thrills of the grindhouse era, there have been numerous attempts in their wake to achieve the same thing, the majority of which have also stumbled badly. Into that mix Continue Reading


DVD Review: ‘The Rover’

★★★★☆ The barren, sun-scorched Australian Outback has proved a fertile creative ground for filmmakers interested in exploring tales of a dystopian nature, and director David Michôd gets great mileage out of it for his second feature, The Rover (2014). Bypassing the inherent high-octane exploitation route of this cinematic lineage, he Continue Reading