Blu-ray Review: Chappaquiddick (2017)

Derived from the Native American word “cheppiaquidne”, meaning “separated island”, Chappaquiddick is a common word in the vocabulary of American politics, one synonymous with scandal. On the night of July 18th, 1969, Senator Ted Kennedy was involved in a fatal car accident on Chappaquiddick island, Massachusetts, which claimed the life…

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DVD Review: Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)

Out now on DVD from Shock Entertainment under their Hollywood Gold Series, is Fun with Dick and Jane, a comedy from versatile director Ted Kotcheff (Wake in Fright), starring George Segal and Jane Fonda as our titular couple. Dick Harper is a successful aerospace engineer but when he is suddenly…

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Blu-ray Review: Boar (2018)

I would never have predicted that in the space of a week, two Australian movies about a killer pig would arrive in my mail box. First was Russell Mulcahy’s stylish classic Razorback, a film which now has a rival in the newly released Boar from director Chris Sun (Charlie’s Farm).…

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Blu-ray Review: American Pastoral (2016)

Based on Phillip Roth’s celebrated novel, American Pastoral marks the directorial debut of Ewan McGregor, who takes on the ambitious take of adapting what has been described as a manifestation of the “indigenous American berserk”. Now available on Blu-ray from Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, our story centres on a former…

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