Monthly Archives: January 2011

Payback (Brian Helgeland, 1999) Blu-Ray

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Class of 2010: Favourite Films of the Year

And now my favourite films of the year in no particular order. Best films Un Proph??te (Jacques Audiard, 2009) As perfect as a film can get. Mother (Joon Ho-Bong, 2009) Joon Ho-Bong continues his streak of top notch thrillers. It might not be as go… Continue reading

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The Great Silence (Sergio Corbucci, 1968) DVD

Aside from Sergio Leone’s classic westerns and Django, I have not seen many spaghetti westerns. I aim to change that this year. Continue reading

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The Deep (Peter Yates, 1977) Blu-Ray

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Class of 2010 – Top Ten DVD Releases

Upon compiling this list it suddenly dawned on me that my purchasing of DVDs has steadily decreased since the rise of Blu-Ray. Here are my top ten DVD releases of 2010: Kingdom of the Spiders (Bud Cardos, 1977) – Shout Factory (USA, Region 1) Will… Continue reading

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Spirits of the Dead (Federico Fellini & Louis Malle, 1968)

From now on I will be tracking the DVDs and Blu-Rays that purchase on this site. This is my second purchase of 2010, Arrow Films’ Blu-Ray release of Spirits of the Dead. Continue reading

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Deep Red (aka Profondo Rosso, Dario Argento, 1975) on Blu-Ray

It is fitting that my first Blu-Ray purchase of 2011 is my all time favourite film. Early reviews of this Blu-Ray have been positive, mentioning the welcome presence of grain and the extra detail offered. I will be giving it a spin shortly. Though… Continue reading

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