Film DVD round-up: Prometheus, Rock of Ages, Ill Manors, Fast Girls and The Fairy

Ridley Scott’s return to Alien territory, Tom Cruise channels Axl Rose and Plan B portrays broken Britain – all this and more in the week’s releases

Prometheus (Cert: 15)
4 stars


The Alien saga begins. Well, sort of…   

Formats: DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray (also includes standard Blu-ray)

Extras: The DVD includes deleted scenes, while the Blu-ray adds hours of bonus features, including film-makers’ commentaries, alternative opening and end scenes, plus a “Peter Weyland Files” featurette. The 3D Blu-ray version has an additional behind-the-scenes documentary and more.

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Rock of Ages (Cert: 12)
2 stars

Big rock hits and bigger hair abound in this air-punching 1980s-set musical

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: The DVD includes a look at the music of the 80s, while the Blu-ray boasts an extended cut of the film as well as more featurettes about the production, the stage musical that inspired it and the 80s styles it re-creates

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Ill Manors (Cert: 18)
4 stars

Gritty directorial debut from Ben “Plan B” Drew

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: The DVD includes two short films, two music videos and a making-of documentary, while the Blu-ray adds interviews with the cast and crew, plus a lecture delivered by Ben Drew

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Fast Girls (Cert: 12)
3 stars

Two rivals jostle for supremacy in the women’s British sprint relay team

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: Over 20 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage, a further 20 minutes of interviews with the cast and crew, plus footage from the movie premiere

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The Fairy (Cert: PG)
4 stars

Delightfully offbeat French comedy about an oddball romance

Formats: DVD

Extras: None


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