Film DVD round-up: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, The Iron Lady and Into the Abyss

The biggest and best releases of the week reviewed and rated by our team


Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (Cert: 12)
4 stars

Tom Cruise returns in another vertiginously stunt-packed thrill-fest

Formats: DVD and Triple Play (Blu-ray, DVD and digital download)

Extras: The DVD includes a couple of deleted scenes and “Impossible Missions” – two featurettes looking at aspects of the production. The Blu-ray adds two more behind-the-scenes peeks

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The Iron Lady (Cert: 12)
2 stars

Meryl Streep is on Oscar-winning form in this controversial portrait of the equally controversial ex-PM

Formats: DVD and Double Play (DVD and Blu-ray)

Extras: Over 30 minutes of interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, split over nine featurettes

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Into the Abyss: a Tale of Death, a Tale of Life (Cert: 18)
4 stars

Documentary from Werner Herzog in which he investigates the story of a young man facing the death penalty

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: None

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