A strong audio-visual transfer makes the long-awaited arrival of Cristian Mungiu’s Palme d’Or winner to Blu-ray well worth the wait.
The austere visual style of the film is but a veneer over the deceptively radical treatment of the musical biopic.
After a while, it’s hard to escape the fact that the audience is watching a potential monster movie in which most of the fun stuff—i.e. the monster—has been pared away.
Opening a new season with the Daleks—pitting the Doctor against his oldest and most famous adversaries—has always been a temptation for the producers of Doctor Who.
The film dissects the intersection of two men’s lives in the aftermath of wartime and sectarian conflict.
Masters of horror should marvel at Cristian Mungiu’s canny deployment of red herrings