Blu-ray Reviews

Iron Monkey Review

Iron Monkey Review

Sometimes the only way to become a hero is to be an outlaw

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

The middle of Richard Lester's three major Sixties films, The Knack won Woodfall the Palme d'Or at Cannes. It has been somewhat controversial since, though most of it is still very funny and inventive.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Girl with Green Eyes Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Girl with Green Eyes Review

Adapted by Edna O'Brien from her own once-scandalous novel, and the feature directing debut of Desmond Davis, Girl With Green Eyes is a touching and bittersweet story, now on Blu-ray in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Tom Jones Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Tom Jones Review

Based on Henry Fielding's novel, Tom Jones saw Woodfall going back in history with great success, winning four Oscars including Best Picture.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Review

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner made a star of Tom Courtenay, in his cinema debut, included in the BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: A Taste of Honey Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: A Taste of Honey Review

Based on Shelagh Delaney's play, directed by Tony Richardson, A Taste of Honey broke new ground in British cinema and made a star of Rita Tushingham. The film is released on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Review

With a star-making performance from Albert Finney, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a key film in British cinema, on Blu-ray as part of the BFI's Woodfall box set.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Entertainer Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Entertainer Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set reaches 1960's The Entertainer, starring Laurence Olivier in one of his great stage and screen roles as end-of-pier comedian Archie Rice.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Look Back in Anger Review

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: Look Back in Anger Review

The BFI's Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema box set begins with Look Back in Anger starring Richard Burton as the archetypal Angry Young Man.

Jake Speed Review

Jake Speed Review

If you're such a big deal, why haven't they ever made a movie?

The Dam Busters Review

The Dam Busters Review

The 75th Anniversary Blu-ray of The Dam Busters is here, Leader and released today

Birth of the Dragon Review

Birth of the Dragon Review

The film about the fight that created the legend isn't all that legendary

Darkest Hour Review

Darkest Hour Review

A man with the heart of a nation

My Generation Review

My Generation Review

People try to put us d-down...

Black Venus Review

Black Venus Review

Model of sensuality. Object of desire. Target of lust.

Early Man Review

Early Man Review

The greatest underdog story in prehistory.

Death Smiles on a Murderer Review

Death Smiles on a Murderer Review

Klaus Kinski smiles on a murderer.

Breakheart Pass Review

Breakheart Pass Review

Breakheart Pass was the end of the line.

The Post Review

The Post Review

Truth be told

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review

A powerful, violent and at the time controversial adaptation of Thomas Keneally's novel, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a major Australian film of the 1970s.