Dysfunctional Families

Perhaps because it's something nearly all of us can relate to (apart from The Bradys), messed-up families have always been a popular subject for filmmakers in all genres. Whether you're playing it for laughs ('Arrested Development', 'Go For Zucker'), drama ('Kramer vs Kramer', 'Nil By Mouth'), or thrills ('The Quiet Family', 'Olivier, Olivier') the family dynamic is a deep well of ready-made love/hate relationships, seething resentments and hidden secrets. What more could a filmmaker, or a film-watcher, ask for!

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (Blu-ray) (2007)

Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Albert Finney, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Aleksa Palladino, Amy Ryan,...

A tense and riveting thriller from master helmer Sidney Lumet ('Dog Day Afternoon'). Philip Seymour Hoffman stars alongside Ethan Hawke as two brother... Read more

The Godfather Part III ( Blu-ray ) (1990)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy Garcia, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, Br...

The absorbing Corleone saga continues with Al Pacino's attempt to remove himself from the world of crime, and how fate and circumstance draw him back... Read more