Four great DVD commentaries

The rare exceptions when it’s worth buying the DVD for the audio extras. THIS IS SPINAL TAP (MGM HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE) The band do the entire thing in character, complaining throughout that the 1984 mockumentary was a “hatchet job” perpetrated by documentarian Marty DiBergi (Rob Reiner). It’s like having another whole Tap mockumentary to sit…

Film review: Planet Terror

(18) Dir Robert Rodriguez US 2007. Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s Grindhouse was sadly only shown in its proper double-bill format in the US, UK and Australia – elsewhere it  was split into two films. Planet Terror is Rodriguez’s half of the project, paying homage to the exploitation movies that ‘grindhouse’ cinemas used to screen…