DVD and video reviews

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Streaming: the best films about dogs
Our canine companions have long been an inspiration to auteurs and sentimental film-makers alike

Guy Lodge

27, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'In homage to cockroach limbs': Tom Hooper's Cats commentary deepens the mystery
The man behind the much-maligned musical film has shared some of its secrets – prepare to be baffled

Catherine Shoard

26, Mar, 2020 @1:02 PM

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Come home to a Cannes classic
With several Palme d’Or winners now available, you can enjoy the best of festivals past from the comfort of your own sofa

Guy Lodge

12, May, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Women film-makers: the female gaze on demand
Seasons celebrating women behind the camera redress the balance while showing that gender is not a genre

Guy Lodge

08, Apr, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Streaming: God’s Own Country joins the LGBT cinema boom
From tender rural romance to urban angst, the current crop of queer films is among the best cinema around

Guy Lodge

04, Feb, 2018 @8:00 AM

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The rising star to look out for at the Oscars? That’ll be Netflix…
The success of Mudbound and a string of fine documentaries must surely convince the Academy that the streaming giant deserves a little love

Guy Lodge

21, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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DVD and download reviews: A Ghost Story; I Am Not a Witch; It; Dina; The Rehearsal
A man in a white sheet goes cosmic, a Welsh-Zambian newcomer blazes a witchy trail, and a Stephen King adaptation provides scary comforts

Guy Lodge

14, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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DVD and download reviews: World of Tomorrow Episode Two; Good Time; Detroit; Una
A philosophical animated short offers beautiful brain-teasing, Robert Pattinson excels in a heist thriller, and Kathryn Bigelow revisits a riot

Guy Lodge

07, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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DVD reviews: Princess Cyd; Logan Lucky; American Made and more
Coming-of-age story Princess Cyd is a last-minute addition to best-of-the-year lists, while even Daniel Craig enjoys himself in Steven Soderbergh’s crime caper

Guy Lodge

31, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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DVD reviews: Dunkirk; Félicité, Wormwood; The Apartment
Dunkirk spirit falters on the home front, Alain Gomis brings the streets of Kinshasa to sensual life, and a Billy Wilder classic sparkles on 4K

Guy Lodge

17, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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DVD reviews: My Happy Family; Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series; The Hitman’s Bodyguard and more
A mother throws her family into disarray in Netflix’s wonderful Georgian drama, while Twin Peaks is everyone’s best nightmare

Guy Lodge

10, Dec, 2017 @7:30 AM

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DVD reviews: Girls Trip; Atomic Blonde; Terminator 2: Judgment Day and more
Four reunited friends enjoy a fruity weekend, Charlize Theron is a kick-arse spy, and a great documentary surfaces on Netflix

Guy Lodge

03, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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