DVD Review: ‘Untouchable’

★★★★☆ With a mawkish setup which sounds like it could easily have been concocted by a Hollywood studio, only to be packaged and presented to a Nicholas Sparks-fond audience, in reality Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano’s Untouchable (Intouchables, 2011) is a winning slice of mainstream French cinema which successfully avoids Continue Reading


Film Review: ‘V/H/S’

★★☆☆☆ Historically, anthology films are a patchy affair, so almost predictably the five chapters which make up horror mashup V/H/S (2012) (thematically linked by the concept of found footage material played back on VHS tape) were always unlikely to buck the trend. Last year’s Handycam superhero flick Chronicle (2012), directed Continue Reading