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Dial D for De Palma

Advantages: Enjoyable film, good blu-ray
Disadvantages: Film is very uneven in tone

This Blu-ray/DVD set from Powerhouse Films is £15 on amazon at the moment. It’s a limited edition, so may shoot up in price soon. Brian De Palma is part of the movie brat generation that brought us Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, among others. He’s ne ...

hogsflesh 13.02.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Body Double (Blu-ray)

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Not a patch on the book but a fairly good film

Advantages: Good acting, second part pacy, HD looked good
Disadvantages: Slow first half, not as good as the book

Not a patch on the book but a fairly good film I read the Millennium books by Steig Larsson a few years ago and loved them and was completely captivated by the character of Lisbeth Salander so I tracked down the original Swedish version of The Gi ...

jipp05 20.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Blu-ray)

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To the Devil Born

Advantages: Al Pacino in fine form
Disadvantages: Can be a little hard to follow

The Devil's Advocate (1997) "The Devil's Advocate" is a 1997 thriller film which was directed by Taylor Hackford, who has also directed such films as "An Officer and a Gentleman" (1982), "Dolores Claiborne" (1995), and "Ray" (2004). Warning: Spoi ...

Jarisleif 28.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Devil's Advocate (Blu-ray)

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"I'll have his carcass dripping blood by midnight."

Advantages: Excellent blu-ray presentations
Disadvantages: Pricey, one film substantially better than the other

...This is a limited edition blu-ray and DVD boxset from Arrow Video, currently around £40 on amazon. That seems a bit steep for two films. The set collects the two best known British films starring much-loved actor Bob Hoskins, both of which will likely ge ...

hogsflesh 01.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Long Good Friday + Mona Lisa (Blu-ray)

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On the run

Advantages: Very tense, very effective
Disadvantages: Maybe a bit long, make sure to watch the right version

The Blu-ray and DVD set from Arrow Video costs £14 on amazon at time pf writing. Mario Bava is best known as one of the great horror directors, having made some groundbreaking classics in Italy in the 60s and early 70s. But, like American Roger Corman, ...

hogsflesh 06.04.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Rabid Dogs (Blu-ray)

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