Miss Bala

In DVD/Blu-ray, M by Jack Jones

As the Mexican entry for this year’s Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars, Miss Bala is all that you would expect when it comes to a depiction of the …

Hammer Classics

In DVD/Blu-ray, H by Jack Jones

When you think of Hammer Film Productions it’s impossible not to think of all the classic, and not so classic, Hammer horror films that dominated the market until the closing …

Dreams Of Life

In D, Films by Jack Jones

Dreams of a Life is Carol Morley’s inventive and affecting documentary about the mysterious circumstances surrounding a woman who lay dead in her flat for three years.

We Were Here

In DVD/Blu-ray, W by Jack Jones

We Were Here is a telling and honest account of the HIV/AIDS epidemic that plagued the gay community in San Francisco during the late 1970s and 1980s.

Sarah’s Key DVD

In DVD/Blu-ray, S by Jack Jones

A moving and intricate tale of the lives affected by a heinous and hugely regrettable event in France’s history.


In Films, J by Jack Jones

As far as debuts go, Junkhearts is a pretty impressive opening gambit for Tinge Krishnan as a director.

Arthur Christmas

In A, Films by Jack Jones

In the canon of Christmas films there’s hardly a grand selection to choose from that encapsulate the festive spirit of this most loved/hated time of the year.

The Yellow Sea

In Films, Y by Jack Jones

When Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs opened to great furore at the 1992 Sundance Film Festival, the film was cruelly dubbed by a small number of unimpressed critics as “the most …

Avengers Assemble

In A, Films by Jack Jones

A sum of many moving and disparate parts, Avengers Assemble was perhaps always going to underwhelm

Everything Must Go

In DVD/Blu-ray, E by Jack Jones

As far as Will Ferrell comedies go, Everything Must Go is probably the most un-Ferrell like comedy to date. And as far as compliments go, that is pretty much it.