Light my fire, Doors; Mickey McMonagle's guide to DVDs and Blu-ray: PICK OF THE WEEK 7 DVDS.
SHERLOCK 12 Strange idea. Take classic Sherlock Holmes characters and take them to modern-day London. Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock and Martin Freeman is sidekick Dr John Watson. These three 90-minute movies show this was an experiment which worked.
FURRY VENGEANCE PG Dan Sanders (Brendan Fraser) moves his family to woods in the middle of nowhere in Oregon to build an eco-friendly housing development. But the local animals are not happy to set out to show him the error of his ways. It's as bad as it sounds.
MARRIED WITH CHILDREN - SEASON 3 15 The TV show we all remember so fondly - in my case mainly because of the lovely Christina Applegate as the slutty daughter - hits DVD shelves again. Very funny and with a great cast. Retro, nostalgic fun.
FOUR LIONS 15 Very hit and miss but there is enough entertainment in this blacker than black comedy to make it worth getting your hands on. It follows four young Muslim would-be terrorists planning an attack on British soil, but they are so inept they can't even get their video messages right.
THE LAST SEVEN 15 The title sums up the film - there are seven people left in London. It's a city, set in the near future, that can't cope with population growth and climate change. So our last seven set out to create a new civilisation. Just another Danny Dyer low-budget effort.
HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 15 Laddish stuff sees three middle-aged guys, Adam (John Cusack), Nick (Craig Robinson), and Lou (Rob Corddry), relaxing in a mountain resort when their hot tub takes them back to 1986, with each of them trying to change the future.
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|Publication:||Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Aug 29, 2010|
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