Author Archives: Simon Black

Embrace of the Serpent DVD Review

March 5th, 2017 | by Simon Black

Though its category was overshadowed by the farcical, monumentally embarrassing debacle whereby the wrong movie was momentarily declared Best Picture ...

Sea of Trees DVD Review

September 27th, 2016 | by Simon Black

I’ve been a bit out of the DVD loop of late, so I have to confess my only knowledge of ...

Dr Strangelove Blu-ray Review

May 22nd, 2016 | by Simon Black

The enduring and darkly hilarious Dr Strangelove is far and away Stanley Kubrick’s most satirical film, managing to strike a ...

That Sugar Film Blu-ray Review

July 20th, 2015 | by Simon Black

Taking a page out of the Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me) handbook, health crusader Damon Gameau set himself the challenge of ...

Metro Manilla Blu-ray Review

July 9th, 2015 | by Simon Black

Selected as the British entry for the Best Foreign Language film in the 86th Academy Awards, this British-Filipino co-production won ...

The Great Gatsby DVD Review (1949)

May 21st, 2015 | by Simon Black

The earliest available adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel – no known prints of the 1926 silent version are ...

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