Month: December 2012

3 December 2012-12-03

All distribution, certification, DVD/Blu-ray info applies to UK only     The Dark Knight Rises (Warner, cert 12, Blu-ray/DVD/Download) The series has been overpumped but Christopher Nolan’s third Batman film is definitely the best of the bunch, a luxuriously long, character-packed comicbook adventure all the better for featuring Christian Bale’s caped crusader very little. The …

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10 December 2012-12-10

All distribution, certification, DVD/Blu-ray info applies to UK only   The Expendables 2 (Lionsgate, cert 15, Blu-ray/DVD)   Jason Statham helps action OAPs Sly, Arnie, Dolph, Bruce, Jean-Claude and even, god love him, Chuck Norris into their combat gear in a second tranche of lobotomised ass-kicking so ridiculous the franchise might run for ever. The …

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17 December 2012-12-17

All distribution, certification, DVD/Blu-ray info applies to UK only   The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Cinefile, cert 15, DVD) Tonally similar to his Marius et Jeannette from 1997, Robert Guédiguian’s latest drama, about a Marseilles union official questioning his principles after he’s violently burgled by a comrade, is warm-hearted and delightful, Ken Loach with added sunshine. …

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