• Arrival

    ‘Arrival’: A Close Encounter of Thesaurus Kind (DVD)…

    Strange vessels hovering over seemingly random locations send shock waves of panic across the globe. They do not appear to be an immediate threat but various governments begin to assemble their best and brightest to try and understand what is happening and why.  Respected linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams)...
  • Blair Witch

    ‘Blair Witch’ sequel loses found-footage scares (DVD)

    Over fifteen years since his older sister went missing in the woods while trying to uncover the truth of an urban legend, James Donaghue (James Allen McCune) receives word that an old video-cam cartridge has been found in the woods near Burketville that may cast some explanation as to...
  • Sherlock

    Sherlock: The Baker Street Irregular’s Final Problem…

    There is no doubt that as far as cult successes go, Sherlock (shown on BBC1 in the UK and Masterpiece/PBS in the US) is as high-profile as you’re likely to get. Unlike traditional American shows that run to either thirteen or twenty-two episodes a...
  • The Girl on the Train

    The tracks of her tears: ‘The Girl on the Train’ (DVD)…

    Each day Rachel (Emily Blunt) takes the train into New York and back again and each day the train passes the house where she used to live with her ex-husband Tom (Justin Theroux). Her alcoholism and the lack of a longed-for baby appeared to drive them apart and now...