Posts by Phil Brown

Midnight Run Blu-ray Review

Shout Factory releases the under-appreciated 1988 comedy gem Midnight Run on Blu-ray today. Read our review to find out which actor gave the best interview for this special edition, and who might have phoned it in.

Green Room Blu-ray Review

Jeremy Saulnier's scrappy follow up to Blue Ruin, Green Room is an excellent genre flick, but there's not much to boast about on the new Blu-ray disc save for one redeeming feature.

Everybody Wants Some!! Blu-ray Review

Even with some fun deleted scenes and featurettes on the new Everybody Wants Some!! blu-ray, there's still room for Criterion to come along and make a companion disc to Linklater's Dazed and Confused.

Swiss Army Man Review

Swiss Army Man proves that a fart joke can be melancholic, magical, inspiring, adventurous, and moving, and that’s not even the movie’s finest achievement.

De Palma Review

Filmmakers Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow sit down with legendary director Brian De Palma for a career spanning chat, De Palma is a treat for fans of the underrated director.

Anomalisa Blu-ray Review

There’s no such thing as a Charlie Kaufman movie designed to be watched only once and Anomalisa is certainly no exception, so we took a look at the brand new Blu-ray and its extras.

Hail, Caesar! Blu-ray Review

The Coen bros may not be at the top of their game for Hail, Caesar!, but even a minor work from these major filmmakers is worth a second (or third) look.

The Player Criterion Blu-ray Review

After many years relegated to just being a Basic Blu, Criterion has re-released Robert Altman's 1992 Hollywood skewering comedy The Player with a bevy of new extras joining some great archival ones.

Manhunter Blu-ray Review

Shout! Factory has produced a near-perfect Blu-ray of the 1986 cult classic Manhunter, there's just one thing that could have made it better.

The Witch Blu-ray Review

Our favourite horror movie to hit screens in a long time comes out Blu-ray today so we took the opportunity to watch The Witch again and give you the scoop on the disc's extras.

A Bigger Splash Review

A Bigger Splash has four strong leads in Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson and Matthias Schoenaerts, but there's one actor in particular who's operating on another level here.

Deadpool Blu-ray Review

Deadpool arrived on Blu-ray this week with a sack full of goodies for people who are into that kind of thing, i.e. us.