Around the Bend

August 31, 2005

Around the Bend (2004) is one of those character-driven, independent films that desperately wants to evoke the hey-day of American cinema in the ‘70s but comes up too short because it fails to transcend its contrived premise. It’s a shame because... 


May 7, 2003

Steven Seagal makes his triumphant return to the DVD arena and this time he swaps his trademark ponytail, black outfit and Zen preachings for a ponytail, black outfit and some, erm, Zen preachings. Yes, once again he’s playing a cop as well. This... 

Schindler’s List

April 18, 2002

Widely considered his most critically acclaimed and personal work to date, Spielberg’s masterpiece about the Jewish holocaust arrives on DVD. Ten years on from its initial release, Schindler’s List remains one of the most shocking, thought-provoking...