"And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you." - Roald Dahl

Blu-ray & DVD Reviews - The Archives

Around the World in DVDs

From 2006 to 2011, at The Gazette, I threw the spotlight on world cinema, one country at a time. Most of the DVDs are still available.

More on Home Video

Some feature posts on niche subjects like old German Democratic Republic movies and the newBritish Blu-ray label Arrow Films.

In Person & In Theatres

Some appreciations of actors and directors, reviews of movies on the big screen, and original audio of interviews with the stars.


A little review of a tasty wine documentary.

Film Festivals

A selection of my coverage of Montreal's many film festivals, including a good many documentaries, with trailers.


An appreciation of Charlotte Rampling on stage.

Books on Film

A plug for the World Film Locations series of travel books.